Member of the Month Nomination: bookowlie

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zeldas_lullaby
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Member of the Month Nomination: bookowlie

Post by zeldas_lullaby » 26 Sep 2015, 22:57

Please join me in honoring October’s Member of the Month… bookowlie! Loyal, steady, and true, bookowlie oozes common sense and avian wisdom. As a truly dedicated member of the review team, she puts forth a wonderful effort into every review that she writes, and she’s written some great ones. Unflappably owlish, her feathers don’t get ruffled when people refer to her politely as “Mr. Bookowlie.” :o How many times have I whispered, “Dude! She’s a female,” to a well-intentioned forum member? And yet she always takes it in stride! A seasoned reviewer, bookowlie is always willing to take the new reviewers under her owlish wing and show them the ropes. She contributes frequently in the forums, and her presence is greatly valued!

So raise your glass for bookowlie! Hear, hear. She’s a friend to forum members near and far. Her favorite haunt is the five-letter-word game, so here’s one for her: Owlish Wisdom Lies Inside Everyone.
:happy-wavemulticolor:

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Ryan
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Post by Ryan » 30 Sep 2015, 23:10

Congratulations, bookowlie! :text-woo:
"Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection" -- Victor Hugo.

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Post by gali » 30 Sep 2015, 23:29

Congratulations @"bookowlie"! :happy-cheerleadersmileyguy:
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Gravy » 01 Oct 2015, 00:04

Yay!
I must remember to find an owl picture to celebrate! :D

Congrats!
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Post by zeldas_lullaby » 01 Oct 2015, 00:09

Woo hoo!!

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Post by bluemel4 » 01 Oct 2015, 08:04

Congrats bookowlie! You rock!
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Post by bookowlie » 01 Oct 2015, 08:14

Oh my...THANK YOU!! I missed the party last night, but I will humbly put the crown on this morning. :) It is an honor to be recognized.

Thanks Gali for pointing me in the right direction to this topic...and your kind words!
Thanks Meg for such an eloquent introduction and passing along the torch after a distinguished reign. :) I am not worthy!
Thanks Ryan and Gravy!

-- 01 Oct 2015, 09:15 --

Thanks Bluemel for the kind words!
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Post by hsimone » 01 Oct 2015, 11:29

Congratulations, bookowlie! :happy-cheerleadersmileygirl:
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Post by zeldas_lullaby » 01 Oct 2015, 12:43

You're welcome! October is going to be your month!! Woohoo!!

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Post by bookowlie » 01 Oct 2015, 12:51

Thanks and congratulations right back to both of you - Hsimone for becoming Lilimaster of the Bookshelves (cool name!) and Zeldas for Thirteen if a Day!
"I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott

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Post by zeldas_lullaby » 01 Oct 2015, 13:11

Thank you! I wonder who reviewed my book? :?:

Bookowlie, let me know if you enjoy the Alaskan cruise and the day at the spa!! I know I did! :-)

Lilimaster of the Bookshelves?? That is awesome!! Indeed a cool name!!

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Post by bookowlie » 01 Oct 2015, 13:40

OK, I didn't get the memo about the Alaskan cruise - ha ha ha
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Post by amybo82 » 01 Oct 2015, 13:52

Hooray! Congratulations! This is extremely well deserved!
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. –Neil Gaiman

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Post by bookowlie » 01 Oct 2015, 13:53

Thanks Amybo! It's always nice to get to go on an Alaskan cruise - ha ha ha.
"I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott

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Post by rachel_jacks » 01 Oct 2015, 14:36

I do believe this is an honor that you do deserve @bookowlie! I have only been around for about 2 months, but you (and @zeldas_lullaby of course) are two names that I am very familiar with due to your insightful presence around the forums. Allow modesty to take a vacation and bask in the glory that you have achieved. :)
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