Well, this was a bit of a shock.
I got nominated to be in the running for Saveur Magazine’s Best Food Blog Awards in the Wine & Beer category and the editors picked me as one of the six finalists. From NOW until MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY APRIL 19TH (this Friday), the site is open for public voting. The winner gets a free trip to Las Vegas to attend the awards show.
If you’d like to vote for me, I would really appreciate it. Just go here and look for the familiar picture (as well as, er, the words THE THIRSTY WENCH)! Won’t lie, it does require registering an account so’s not to duplicate votes, but I assure you it is quick, painless and you won’t even be sent anything if you don’t want to.
To be honest, I’m feeling a bit numb about this. I think for the first few hours I searched around to see if this was some kind of scam but, well, it’s legit. THEN I decided to check to see if they got the right person and, well, they do. My view counts have been going up like crazy and it’s weird to be recognized in this way and…yeah. Jeez. I’m still pretty numb and kind of sucking at expressing gratitude to you folks right now. Lord knows how I’ll be if I’ll win this thing. I think I’ll only be able to talk in garbled high pitched screams while my arms are up in the air.
So once more with feeling, HERE IS THE LINK WHERE YOU CAN VOTE FOR ME. I would very much appreciate it if you do.
ADDED BONUS FOR CANADIANS AND THOSE WHO SYMPATHIZE WITH THE CANADIAN REVOLUTION: I’m the only Canadian on there. Let’s show a little Canuck beer representation, eh?
ADDED BONUS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIKE ACTION MOVIES: A dream of mine is to get in way over my head and end things with a showdown in the Nevada desert. Winning this will get me one step closer to that dream.
ADDED BONUS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE BORED: This kills like, a good 30 seconds. Much more if you want to vote in all the other categories. You’re welcome.
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