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Vote for me and I’ll freeze your taxes

The final round of voting for the Canadian Blog Awards got underway today. I’m actually pretty thrilled that I made it to the finals in a couple of categories, thanks to all of you who voted for me in Round 1.

I know I should be all nonchalant and humble, and pretend I don’t care if I win or lose. But I think you know me better than that. I’ve already confessed to you that I’m more competitive than any truly healthy, well-balanced, borderline buddhist ought to be. (Although, in my defence, I will say that it has nothing to do with wanting to triumph over others: I just want to win.)

Now, about the nitty gritty details. is a finalist in two categories, and you can vote in both of them.

1. Best Blog Post. This one’s a bit tricky. Two of my posts have been short-listed in this category: The Real Reason I Support the Crack Kit Program, and Kindness Meters. You can only vote once. If you like one of these posts and don’t like the other one, by all means vote for the one you like. But if you want to vote for me and you like both posts equally, please vote for The Real Reason I Support the Crack Kit Program. This is in order to minimize the vote-splitting effect that comes from having two entries in the same category. (I told you I take this stuff seriously.)

2. Best Activities Blog. My activity is knitting, but I’m up against the phenomenal Yarn Harlot, so I haven’t got a snowball’s chance in hell of winning this one.

Anyway, go on over there and vote. While you’re doing that, I’ll go bribe my competitors to withdraw from the contest.


13 comments to Vote for me and I’ll freeze your taxes

  • XUP

    You totally rock and I like your feral side very much.

  • Thanks XUP. My feral side likes you too. 😉

  • Done! Hope you win, Zoom.

  • Congrats and you totally deserve it. You have been in fine blogging form this year. In addition the posts nominated above, I particularly enjoy the posts on swap boxes and your conversation with the Lysol-sporting woman (I have always wondered about her).

  • J.

    Good luck Zoom. I hope you win. I really enjoy reading your blog.

  • I am impressed that out of the blogs shortlisted for ‘activities’, three of them are knitting blogs!

    And let the records show that I first clicked on ‘Best Activist Blog’ and was somewhat confused for longer than I shoulda been.

  • dirtwitch

    Oh I’m on pins and needles waiting!!!

  • Thank you to all of you for the votes and kind comments.

    Miss Vicky, I love it when people tell me which kinds of posts they like best. I see the Lysol woman come up in my search stats pretty often – I think a lot of people wonder about her. I saw her at Bank and Somerset a couple of weeks ago, dressed in rags duct-taped together.

    Thanks J!

    Heather, I too was impressed by the heavy weighting towards knitting blogs. (And I’m sure you weren’t the only one who clicked on Activist instead of Activities.)

    Dirtwitch, I didn’t check, but I think the voting goes on all week.

  • Oh by the way Dirtwitch, I loved the picture of the crocheter on the bus. I can’t believe people will sit next to him but not next to me!

  • I voted for ya! Good luck! Now I’ve got to go see what this Lysol woman is all about…

  • Woodsy

    I voted for you from my little woodland home… and my dear friend, Manny Blue, voted for you from her glass tower!

  • Thanks Wendy. Did you find the Lysol woman? If not, let me know and I’ll link you up.

    Woodsy and Manny Blue, and all the other little woodland nyphs, thank you so much for your votes!

  • Yup, I found the Lysol woman and she broke my heart. You gave her a beautiful voice and I agree with you that being so paranoid must be a very lonely life.