Sunshine Blogger Award

I am quite new to the blogging world and it is such a pleasant surprise to get this nomination from Dawn. Thank you so much Dawn πŸ‘ It has been so good to know you and your love for God and Jesus Christ.

Do visit her love for God/Christ filled blog:


Here are my answers to the questions Dawn has asked :

1. What’s an important lesson you’ve learned in life?

Nothing lasts….

2. What is a good book you’ve read?

Of Human Bondage: Somerset Maugham

3. What is your favorite characteristic about yourself?

Freedom. Living in the Now

4. What are your hobbies?

Current one is blogging 😊; Travel, Being in Nature. Earlier it used to be Reading and Movies.

5. Why did you start blogging?

When I returned from my trip around the world earlier this year; my son and a close friend – Seema; forced me into it 😊 Am glad I gave in 😊

6. What topics, if any, have you wanted to write about but haven’t because you feel your β€œfan base” would not approve?

Nothing just now…

7. Are you married or single, kids or no kids?

I am a widower and have a son, daughter-in-law and a grand daughter. We live together.

8. What are you passionate about and why?

Travel : I love people and new places. To experience diverse cultures and lifestyles.

9. What is your favorite food?

I am a fruitarian and love all seasonal and regional fruits.

10. Do you prefer a plane ride or a road trip?

Road. But not for far off places.

11. If you could wake up in the morning in a different place, where would that place be?

Waking up itself is His grace πŸ™ I am at home wherever I find love πŸ’•


I nominate the following bloggers ( a few serious writers and a few young enthusiastic ones) for the award and the 11 questions are:

My questions are:

  1. How much time do you spend on blogging?
  2. Which is your favourite country other than your own?
  3. Which is your favourite song?
  4. Do you meditate and why?
  5. Is looking good important to you?
  6. If you were given a boon; what would you ask?
  7. Which is your favourite colour?
  8. Do you like movies? Which is the favourite?
  9. What is a must must thing you look for in your friends?
  10. What are the current drivers/goals in your life?
  11. If there is one thing you could change in your past, what would it be?


β€’ Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to him/her.

β€’ Answer the 11 questions provided by the blogger who nominated you.

β€’ Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.

β€’ Notify the nominees by commenting on one of their blog posts.

β€’ List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post.

Thank you for being what you are; I look forward to our continued learning and growing together in peace and joy. Keep shining your light πŸ€—

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  1. Thank you Pam and it is pleasure to nominate you.
    Am so glad to know about your meditation, yes it is the best way to center us.
    Today is the first day of the rest of my life..
    Love πŸ€—

  2. Thank you for the acceptance and a beautiful, love filled blog Saba. And thank you for the re nomination πŸ˜ŠπŸ€—

  3. I enjoyed reading this post and learning more about you. Great answers, too, by the way. I smiled at your answer to “if you could wake up in the morning in a different place.” πŸ™‚ Each day is a different” place, isn’t it. and we’re so glad to experience each one that we’re given. Thanks for picking me with others for the Sunshine Award. I have an ‘award-free’ blog for various reasons, but I’m honored to have been chosen. And I think your questions are terrific. I’ll just answer #3 here – yes, I meditate every day, because it centers me, helps me realize that my body is an instrument and my soul is floating all over, and love is all around us.

  4. congratulations Ashok. glad to know about your entrance to blogging . your answers r very beautiful.

  5. congratulations Ashok. glad to know about your blogging n good answers by you.

  6. Heartiest Congratulations! Am sure you are earning so many awards in the form of love too.truly deserving, uncle. πŸ‘

  7. Thank you so much Amy and all the best in all that you are doing. A big hug back to you. Good thing with hugs is that you can’t give one without getting it too πŸ˜ŠπŸ€—

  8. Congratulations on this award, Ashok! You most certainly deserve this! And bless you for nominating me. I am so so touched! However, I am an award free blog. Between my real life, my photography and all that entails, and blogging, I just no longer have the time to accept awards. I will however make sure this post is put on my Award Page and thank you personally. BIG (((HUGS)))!!! πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

  9. Thank you Saba. Am so glad that you too like fruits too. You are so much like a child of my own and am so happy to nominate you.

  10. I enjoyed reading your answers Ashok! Living in the now is a great way to embrace life. It’s nice you get to travel to different places and consider home to be where you find love. I love fruit too ❀️. Glad your son and friend insisted you start a blog. I’ve enjoyed your posts and pictures! Thanks again for participating! πŸ€—

  11. Congratulations πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³
    Love your answers.
    I also love fruits and I prefer them over cooked food.
    And, thank you so much for remembering me. Nomination from you is means a lot to me.
    Thank you so much I’ll surely respond..

  12. Haha such a fun to read this postπŸ˜„…loved it and enjoyed it…something different from everyday’s posts…congratulations uncleπŸ’
    I liked answer number 11 the most…
    Its really a wonderful world of bloggers… keep on sharing… keep on encouraging, enriching, enlightening us Uncle… may God n Gurus bless u…πŸ™

  13. I enjoyed reading your answers, Ashok, and learning more about you and your family. πŸ™‚

  14. Congratulations 😊 so glad your son and your close friend force you to blog, you seem like you’re doing this since forever !😁 It’s glad to know more about you and appreciate your nomination so much! Will certainly completed it as soon as I can and inform you for sure! Have a great day 😊

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