Friday, April 30, 2010

Blogmania is here







WELCOME To BLOGMANIA !
My Blog is 113 of 123

You’ve arrived at exactly the right time to explore lots of new blogs, all of which, ARE GIVING AWAY A VERY SPECIAL BLOGMANIA GIVEAWAY (For One Day Only – April 30th) .

We’ve done all the work for you. No hunting or surfing. Each blog will have a number and each new blog link will have a number. These numbers will allow you to keep track of which blogs you’ve visited and how many are left to visit. Why not take a moment to make a list of blog numbers 1-123 and check off the blogs as you go.
I know you’ll want to visit as many blogs today as you can. So, if you see something that interests you on any of our participating blogs, why not bookmark that site. Later, when you have more time, you can discover all its fabulous treasures.

CLICK! CLICK! CLICK!MY GIVEAWAY and RULES:
1. Enter your email and state or country

2. I'd love if you would become a follower, but it's not necessary
3. Winner will be chosen by randomizer

The prize for this site will be 5 assorted postcards showing San Francisco and California landmarks. Alcatraz will be one of them.


Here are some other blogs to check out:
(Blog- 1 – HOST OF BLOGMANIA) Between The Pages -
(Blog -2 – CO-HOST OF BLOGMANIA) The Black Sheep Dances
(Blog-43 - CO-HOST OF BLOGMANIA) Books, Books Everywhere
(Blog-99) LB and J
(Blog-78) Stiletto Storytime
(Blog-37) Babbling Brooke
(Blog-19) Star Shadow

(Blog-10) Romance With an Attitude
(Blog-96) Lovin and Livin Life in the 808
(Blog-52) Sky Purington Writes
(Blog-49) Tethered Mommy

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Blogmania Event - April 30th

Coming - April 30, 2010

WOW! Aren’t you the lucky one! You’ve arrived at exactly the right time to explore lots of new blogs, all of which, ARE GIVING AWAY A VERY SPECIAL BLOGMANIA GIVEAWAY (For One Day Only) .

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You literally have the chance to win hundreds of prizes. We’ve done all the work for you. No hunting or surfing for just the right blogs. Every blog you visit will have more links for you to follow, all of them with a special BLOGMANIA giveaway and just waiting for you to drop by.






Each blog will have a number similar to this (25 of 106) and each new blog link will have a number. These numbers will allow you to keep track of which blogs you’ve visited and how many are left to visit. Now really, isn’t this the easiest thing ever! AND SO MUCH FUN…



I know you’ll want to visit as many blogs today as you can. So, if you see something that interests you on any of our participating blogs, why not bookmark that site or become a blog follower. Later, when you have more time, you can discover all its fabulous treasures.



Remember! The special Blogmania prizes are only available for one day, April 30th. The number of prizes you could win is only limited by the NUMBER of blogs you visit.



Get Ready—Set —Go !

Sunday, April 4, 2010

?? - Apache Junction, Arizona

Clark County - Las Vegas, Nevada

Los Angeles County - Hollywood, California

Washington County - Vermont

South Dakota



South Dakota
Coyote State, Sunshine State

Capital: Pierre
Area: 77,047 sq. miles
Population: 710,400
MottUnder God the People Rule
Flower: Pasque
ird: Ringneck Pheasant
Tree: Black Hills Spruce
Animal: coyote
39th or 40 State admitted to the Union wih North Dakota

Colorado




Colorado
The Centennial State

Colorado is Spanish for "colored ed". Named for the river,it was admitted into the Union in 1876 as te 38th state. Being the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Colorado gained its nickname, the Centennial State, claiming Denver as its capital. The state bird is the Lark Bunting, the state tree is the Blue Spruce, and the Rocky Mointain Columbine is the state flower.

Missouri




Missouri Bluebird

On March 30, 1927, the native bluebrd became the official stat bird of Mo. the bluebird, considered a symbol of hapiness, is usually 6 1/2 to 7 inches long and is cmmon in Missouri from early spring until late November

New Jersey




New Jersey

Capital: Trenton
Area: 7,836 sq. mi
Population: 6,066,782
Motto: Liberty and Prosperity
Flower: Bogbice Violet
Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
Tree: Red Oak
Third of the Original 13 states

Pennysylvania




Pennysylvania

Nickname: The Keystone State
Population: 11,865,000 (4th)
Size: 45,333 square miles (33rd)
Entered the Union: December 12th, 1787 (2nd)
State Motto: Virtue, Liberty and Independence
State Flower: Mountain Laurel
State Bird: Ruffed Grouse
State Tree: Hemlock

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Alfalfa County - Aline, Oklahoma

The Heritage Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn sent this great card showing some of the highlights of their inn.

McHenry County - Crystal Lake, Illinois





The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce sent this great card.

Jefferson County - Charles Town, West Virginia




Jefferson County Court House
Located at Charles Town, this building is historically famous for the treason trial of John Brown, following the insurrctions at Harper's Ferry in 1859.

Guernsey County - Ohio




The National Road carries you through the center of the Historic District where you can still find examples of the 19th century architectue. The Geuensey County Courthouse is in the center of the town with a marble Civil War Soldiers' Monument standing in front. The Soldiers' Monument commemorates the patriotism, hardships and sacrifices of those from Guernsey County, who answered th country's call in time of peril.

Macoupin County - Carlinville, Illinois




Lavish detail, stained glass and carved furnighings highlight this courtroom and much of the interior of the Macoupin County Courthouse in Carlinville, IL. completed in 1870, this majestic temple of justice was designed by architect Elijah E Myers.

The Carlinville Regional Chamber of Commrce sent this card.


Lavish

Worcester County - Pocomoke City, Maryland





The Pocomoke River and draw bridge, orginally constructedin1921, rebuilt in 1989, Pocomoke City, MD

This was sent from the Pocomoke Chamber of Commerce.

La Rue County - Hodgenville, Kentucky




Lincoln Memorial
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
National Historical Site

Hodgenville, Kentucky

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace is situated 3 miles south of Hodgenville, on US Highway 31E, and Kentucky 61 about 40 miles south of Louisville The National Historical Site - the grounds, memorial buildings, and visitor center - are open to the public every day.

My favorite President. This was sent by the La Rue County Chamber of Commerce.

Todd County - Minnesota


Chautauqua County - Dunkirk, New York




Point Gratiot Park

A fine picnic and recreation park and bathing beach, Dunkirk, New York on Lake Erie.

This came from Dorraine a swapping friend

Maricopa County - Arizona (via 3349facebook)




Cottontail Rabbit

The Desert Cottontail is the best-known gnawing mammal in North Amrica - show here feedgin ona prickly pear cactus blossom. Mostly ..... the rabbit spends the day hidin in a "snug" form under abush, in grass, a burrow or a hold under a log.

Caroline County - Denton, Maryland




The Caroline County Office of Tourism sent this card show some of the highlights of the area.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Taos County - Taos, New Mexico

The Cottonwood Inn sent this great postcard showing the inn.

Grand County - Granby, Colorado

The Drowsy Water Ranch sent this postcard showing some of their highlights

Liechtenstein - Naafkopf





This is a great card sent from Restaurant Kurhaus Sucka

Watauga County - Valle Crucis, North Carolina






The Valle Country Fair -Historic Valle Crucis NC
Every year on the 3rd Saturday in October this quiet mountain valley comes to life with the peak fall foliage and one of the premiere arts & crafts festivals in the Blue Ridge Mountains. A real slice of Americana!

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina





North Carolina has more varieties of gemstones than all other 50 states combined. All of these gems were fround in Hiddenite NC. Hiddenite is the only place in North America where gem quality emeralds are found.

Arenac County - Standish, Michigan




This is a wonder picture of the old train depot. Trains are a wonderful mode transportation. I love the train.

Massachusetts




This is a great addition to my state map collection.

Clarke County - Athens, Georgia




Athens Welcome Center
The 1820 Federal period home serves as the Athens Welcome Center.

The Athens Welcome Center was kind enough to send this one.

Routt County - Steamboat, Colorado





Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association sent thiscard from "Ski Town USA"

Taiwan (TW-112828)





This shows reading around the clock, Taipei in in local book store (this came via postcrossing)

Denver County - Denver, Colorado






The Holiday Chalet sent this card - this looks like it would be a great place to stay.

Cobb County - Atlanta Georgia (US-266348)




Atlanta, Georgia

With seting for 21,000 fans, Philips Arena opened in September 1999. The NBA's Atlanta Hawks and the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers make their homes there.