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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

What an honor! An "Arte y Pico" award!

Security for Idiots and Other People the Care was recently honored with an award. More specifically the “Arte y Pico” award. The "Arte y Pico" award was created and to be given to bloggers who inspire others with their creative energy and their talents, whether it be writing or artwork in all media's. When you receive this award it is considered a “Special Honor”. The instructions given to those that are given this honor are to carefully choose at least 5 other blogs that they feel embody the traits described above and to pass on this very notable recognition.

Heidi of "healthnutwannabeemom" fame honored us with this award. She herself was recognized with this award by not only one but two fellow bloggers. This fact does not surprise me one tiny bit. This incredible person is a vibrant and loving wife and mom. Her site is a must read for anybody that has an interest in nutrition and other information regarding health and fitness. Heidi presents information that is well written and extremely useful and relative to current trends. Having such a generous heart, she is also more than willing to give you tips on other authors who have posted material on subjects that she feels will also benefit her readers. Please visit her site at the following link;


"Hi! My name is Heidi and I am a married stay at home mom who is trying her best to get the health thing down. I started this blog so that I can pass along all the great things that I learn everyday on damage control for our wonderful bodies. It is tough to keep up sometimes with all the things going on in our daily lives so hopefully some of the helpful hints that I provide can make your life easier and healthier. I welcome your comments and tips as well! I am a vegetarian, animal rights advocate and avid animal rescuer. So, there you go-me in a nutshell."

Like with Heidi’s blog, I have placed blurbs under each website address that were written by the authors of these sites themselves. What better source of information about what these sites are about. In parentheses I have added a little blurb of my own. Please visit these wonderful sites and support the work that they do.

The Incredible blogs I have chosen to pass this award on to are as follows:


"Hi there! I’m Dr. KC and I am swimming in a pool of optimism of what is to come! Visit my website, READ and COMMENT on my blogs! Write in to me for professional counseling! Can't wait to hear from you!"

(The author of this site is truly a sweet and caring person. I really do love sites that have the basic intent of truly helping people. Dr. KC presents useful relevant information and is available to her readers for advice and consultation. She even has a social networking site geared towards bringing like minded authors together. You can find this site at GLCzone.com)


“Yogi and Bio Nuclear Physicist...Who wants to bring an understanding of Vedantic Philosophy and Yoga to the World, and make it applicable to the 21st Century. By passing on the Wisdom handed down to me by my Teachers...Namaste”

(Wow, how can you beat that blurb? What I can say about this great person is that he truly lives what he writes. This fact just shines through in his posts. He knows what he is, where he is from, and where he wants to go. His teachers and others that he reveres are frequently quoted and their words explained in a way that makes sense in today’s world.)


“Wireless for the Moment.. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walkside me and be my friend.”

(This author uses imagery to communicate what is inside her heart and mind. She does write short posts to accompany the images that she creates and the combination of the two are quite thought provoking. You have an opportunity to live through her art and feel what she is trying to convey. She has a project called “Bridges”, stop by her site and see what it is all about.)


“Real talk on all things sensual... Relationships, sex, love, dating... a girl's point of view!”

(This author is one of the most talented writers that I have had the pleasure to come to know. Every post gives her readers an unimpeded view into the life and mind of this young vibrant human being. Her outlooks are edgy yet sober. She approaches the myriad of topics contained in her site with unabashed openness and frankness yet maintains tasteful dignity throughout. A song writer and entrepreneur, she has a multitude of talents that round out her perspective on life and make her words useful for those that enjoy her site.)


“Have the Courage to Live Anyone Can Die” Robert Cody

(I am going to leave the, what and why, to the quote above. Life is precious. Young life, has not even begun to blossom and move towards the potential it represents.)


“My name is Stefanie, and I started Focus Organic.com. I am currently trying to live a more green life myself, and I hope to share what I learn with the visitors of this site, and to also learn from the visitors. In learning to be more eco-friendly, we can better ourselves, our lives, and the planet. Implementing even just small changes into your daily living can help to make a big difference, and my hope is that, with this site, you may learn something new and decide to make your life more green, as well.”

(The intent of this site is apparent in its title. Stefanie is a talented author that has chosen to champion the Green Movement. I was able to trade comments with her for a while because of one of her posts regarding the recycling of cell phones.)

To all the recipients of this “Arte y Pico” award, congratulations! A great deal of time and consideration have gone into the decision making process as to just who to give this award to. All of you have been found to truly deserve this recognition. I hope that you also take the time and effort to pass this honor on in the spirit of this award.


Stefanie said...

Awesome! Thanks so much for including me! I'm going to try to get mine up tomorrow. If not, Monday (Friday is tips day :) )

Sogeshirtsguy said...

Very cool David. I need to check out these great sites you shared. I will give them all a fair look see.

uk student said...


Anonymous said...

Congratulations David! Well-deserved! Thanks for sharing your blog awardees. Will definitely check them out. Take care!


These look like really wonderful sites and coming from you i have no doubt that I will love them! Will take a look! Thanks for recommending them and again-you deserved the award! Compassionate and spiritual blogger!

Bridget @ GetSmartWomen.com said...

I know Heidi and the Grey Yogi sites I look forward to looking at the others!!

FANCY said...

Thank you David and Congratulations.
I feel so touch and proud by this Award and that your choice was to give me one. I will take a tour to the others and take some serious thinking of who I want to send this Award to.
For me you are a wonderful person.

Stefanie said...

I forgot when I posted my last comment that Monday is Blog Carnival day, but I did get my awards up today. My comments about the bloggers aren't as in depth as yours, but I am not so good at explaining why people inspire me! Here is the link: http://focusorganic.com/arte-pico-award/

ssgreylord said...

There's no doubt why you received this award, David. It fits you to a t. Thanks, too, for featuring other sites who have been honored with this award. I'm familiar with some, but will check out the others who are new ones for me. You take care and I look forward to future posts...

sheila sultani said...

David, Thank you so much for including me in this, what an honor. I can see why you where given this award, you put so much feeling and care into your site, anyone reading it can feel your passion. You have a beautiful way with words.


FANCY said...

My nomination is now ready :)

Solomon said...

Congratulations on receiving the award. :)

Queenie said...

Popped over from Fancy's blog. Superb blog you have here, keep up the good work....

Dr KC/DOCintheBiz said...

Congratulations on a well deserved honor!!! Thank you so much for thinking of me as well.

I have posted your honor on the home page of GLCzone.com for all to see and read! :)

Doc KC


Hi David! I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I would love to do a guest post if it is not too late!! Hope you are well!

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