Thank you to Arabwriterchick who nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award.  Groucho Marx once said that he would never join any club that would accept him as a member. Well, here I am joining, goshdarnit. And now I have to answer these ten extremely personal questions! Then to nominate for similar honor seven more bloggers whose work I like. OK. Here goes:

1. What is your favorite color? Is Mood Indigo a color?

2. What is your favorite animal? This dog was my favorite professor in college

3. What is your favorite non-alcoholic drink? Just plain water for me, thanks

4. Do you prefer Facebook or Twitter? No thanks to both

5. What is your favorite pattern? Penrose tiling

6. Do you prefer giving or receiving gifts? Receiving!

7. What is your favorite number? the magical 5

but I also like the perfect number 6

8. what is your favorite flower? The mighty rose

9. What is your favorite day of the week? Wednesday

10. What is your passion? To achieve true peace of mind.

And now to nominate 7 favorite bloggers
1. Eric Alagan, who has won a ton of awards, but deserves another
2. Marina Kanavaki, who is a fine artist and whose blog is always a pleasure to visit
3. Madhu, who presents one of most pleasant, educational, and beautiful blogs in town
4. Arabwriterchick. More awards for Arabwriterchick! She’s great.
5. Sassyhandturkey, whose talent is plain to see, and who brings a smile every day.
6. Blood Ink Diary In a serious vein, this is a fine blog

7. The blog of funny names. It’s funny, but then again looks aren’t everything

Thank you once again to Arab Writer Chick. And thanks to all the bloggers and sloggers who stumble upon this site.