I came by it honestly.

It has come to my attention that I — I! — am the proud winner in The Crescat’s final year of her deliberately unpresitgious Cannonball Awards.  Here are the winners:

Best Blog by a Religious: Fr. Longenecker’s Standing on My Head

Best Political Blog: Adrienne’s Catholic Corner

More Catholic Than the Pope: Real Catholic TV

Best Armchair Theologian:Little Catholic Bubble

Best Visual Treat: Betty Beguiles

Most Church Militant: It’s a tie! Defend Us in Battle, and Cleansing Fire

Best New Kid on the Block: Heart For God

Best Blog by a Heretic: Bad Vestments

Best Under Appreciated Blog: Barefoot & Pregnant

Best Spiritual Treat: Blessed is the Kingdom

Bat Shit Crazy: I Have to Sit Down

Best Potpourri of Popery: Shoved to Them

Snarkiest Catholic Blog: Acts of the Apostasy

Most Hifreakinlarious: another tie! Acts of the Apostasy and The Ironic Catholic

Blog that Needs to be Updated More Often: Recovering Dissident Catholic

Yes, that’s right, I came in first, with a disturbingly wide lead, in the “Bat Shit Crazy” category.

I’m not going to argue.  All I can say is that if you knew my family, you’d know where it came from.  Case in point: a recent Facebook conversation, for which I laboriously learned how to take a screen shot (you press the “screen shot” button).

Click on the image to enlarge and behold . . . the bat shit craziness.

Anyway, many thanks to the fabulous Crescat, who could have won a fair number of these awards herself, if she weren’t too cool, and too busy moving to her new headquarters.  Don’t forget to check out her new art blog, too.

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  • http://sue-livingandlearning.blogspot.com/ Sue

    Congratulations!! I would love to be a fly on the wall during an extended family gathering!

    You’re craziness is why I never miss a blog post.

  • Lindsey

    :O!!!!!!!!!!! That Facebook conversation was amazing! ROFLOL Your family is certainly more interesting than mine. What a riot! Thanks for sharing, and congrats on your award. ;)

  • http://www.clan-donaldson.com Cari

    Wait…I can take a screen shot of insane family FB conversations? YES! This year’s Christmas card just took care of itself.

    Thanks, Simcha!

  • http://www.thecrescat.blogspot.com The Crescat

    Cari… thank you for the Christmas card idea!

    Simcha, it is obvious this award was made for you.

  • http://adriennescatholiccorner.blogspot.com/ Adrienne

    Congratulations, Simcha. You deserve the award. Hmmmmmmmm – why does that sound almost like an insult?? It’s really not!

    • http://tonylayne.blogspot.com/ tonylayne

      … But in a good way ….

  • http://www.littlecatholicbubble.blogspot.com Leila

    LOL! I love this (and I voted for you)!

    Also, I pretty much adore your family. Can I come for Thanksgiving?

  • Terri

    I want to be in your family!!!!

  • http://whyyesiamcrazythankyouforasking.blogspot.com/ Mary Kate

    Awe. SOME!!!!!

  • http://www.actsoftheapostasy.blogspot.com LarryD

    Congratulations, Simcha. I also have to say thanks – I’ve had plenty of visitors come over to Acts of the Apostasy because of your link. Mucho aprreciato!

  • merrypaddy

    Your family is awesome.

  • Jeannine

    What a great Facebook page! I’d love to friend your whole family just to read more posts like those!

  • http://gravatar.com/bobcratchit6 bob cratchit

    love the bat shite!

  • http://www.facebook.com/calah.alexander Calah Michelle Alexander

    Hahaha, I just read that facebook conversation. Most awesome thing ever. Particularly your husband’s comment…oh he and the Ogre would get along so well.

  • http://smoochagator.wordpress.com Smoochagator

    Congrats! You are most deserving, and after reading that screenshot, I have to admit that yes, you DID come by it honestly :-D


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