Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Award Assembly

Kevin at Kevin Charnas has bestowed a very cool award on me and all who come here. I'm not sure I can say its full name without giggling. The Totally Fabulous Award.

Ohhh, dahling.

I made the mistake of mentioning it to Flip, who is now walking around speaking like a toothless Englishman. "Totally fabulous, fabulous, I say there," like Benny Hill.

"No, it's not Benny Hill, you twit," he says. I hate it when he reads over my shoulder.

I sent him packing with a jolly chuff up his duff. Sometimes you just have to do that.

Now, where were we?

Kevin. Kevin is the epitome of fabulous, and has the feathers to prove it. Kevin is over-the-top adorable, funny as the Mad Hatter, and writes as naturally as most people eat and sleep. Kevin is incomparable, and did I say lovable? Kevin steals hearts, which brings us back to me.

I need to pass this award on to someone who is totally fabulous, and as usual, I have all your names running through my head. You are all fabulous and would look nice in pink.

Claudia at On a Limb with Claudia is always totally fabulous. She is courageous, smart, funny, a deep thinker, feisty when necessary, and a loyal friend to those who earn her trust.

She is an all-around fabulous person, and she wears fabulous lingerie, too. (Um. I know this from her blog.) She is someone I would like to know in person, which has nothing to do with the lingerie so STOP snickering. I hear you. She is a glowing spirit, a seeker, and also a down to earth accessible person. So Claudia, this one's for you.

And now I'm off to peruse the La Perla catalog, if anyone needs me.


Ian Lidster said...

And you, dearest, are indeed totally fabulous and I am delighted for you, and I shall make no inquiries about your tastes in lingerie. Well done, or 'AbFab', as per the Brit TV show.

Kevin Charnas said...

YYYAAAYYYY!!!! Claudia couldn't have been a better pick! Well usual.

And thank you, thank you for the undeserved, though very kind words, Hearts. My cheeks blushed. And I'm not going to specify which ones...

You know, it's kind of funny. Not funny as in "haha", but as in peculiar, up until this award, I HATED the word "fabulous". Maybe "hate" is too strong a word. I severely DISLIKED the word. Now, not so much. It's rather grown on me.

Kevin Charnas said...

Oh and..."I sent him packing with a jolly chuff up his duff." ??? HHAA!! Now, you're talking. That's what he gets.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


Leave it to you to be first in line at the first hint of pretty lingerie.


I never liked the word much either, but isn't it amazing what a little flattery can do? I feel like such an attention whore now.

This one was fun, so thank you again for those really nice (and quite unwarranted) things you said about me. Not that I want you to take them back or anything...

Open Grove Claudia said...

You are fabulous!

Thank you for the award. That's very nice of you. I don't think anyone has ever said I was "fabulous".... gosh....

(raising right hand) I solemnly promise to accept the award and not transmute it into something odd and quirky. Um... It could happen! ;)

Thank you. It's very kind of you. Especially today.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


You were the most fabulous person I could think of, today and every day.

And on you, odd and quirky looks good.

Jocelyn said...

La Perla?

Hmm. Did you mention anything else in this post? I can't remember.

Oh, okay. I've refocused: congratulations, and thanks for always making these "awards" posts more meaningful than they might be otherwise.

Rachel said...

ha! what a great award. Fah-bu!

And, I admit, I was snickering at the lingerie parts.

I still am. I'm dirty like that...

meno said...

Dahling, you ARE fabulous. And i must go over and read the fabulous Claudia.

The CEO said...

Yes, you are Fabulous. Well done. I agree with your choice, but at least I can now secretly read Kevin. There's this terrible responsibility in blogging, you know.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


Mmmmmm. La Perla. Mmmmmmm.


Does that mean this site is X-rated now?



Oh, kiss-kiss, Dahling.

She's great. You'll like her.


Why do you have to read Kevin secretly? It's really too bad he's not catching or we'd have a lot more funny men out there.

And thank you. I feel Fabulous.

jali said...

Your blogland fan club is happy to see you recognized for your fabulosity! (I'm a'll be sending that membership check real soon)

I'm glad you got the award and that Skip's buns got some special attention.

Anonymous said...

yes you are Fabulous. Absolutely Fabulous. I mean, I wouldn't read here if you weren't, right? Right!

Voyager said...

Of course you're fabulous dahlink.

Bob said...

I don't hear Benny Hill's voice when I see fabulous, I hear one of Martin Short's hollywood personalities.

in spite of that, I agree that you ARE fabulous, dahlink.

Josie said...

Hearts, of course you are absolutely fabulous. There was a British comedy called Absolutely Fabulous, or Ab Fab, as it was known, and you can check it out here. You would definitely fit in with those ladies.


Liz said...

You are racking up the awards! Very much deserved, every one.

Just stay away from that Kimora Lee Simmons "Fabulosity" book. Ugh!

And gosh, lingerie...What women doesn't want more!

furiousBall said...

Claudia and Kevin are two of my faves too. Kevin is hilarious and has a big heart. Claudia is such a thoughtful person, I am happy to have run in to them both online.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


Fan club-- wow! I think it's more of a mutual admiration society, though.


But of course, dahling. You are so awfully fabulous to come here.


Ah, dahlink. The Brooklyn version.


Definitely Martin Short. Or Billy Crystal.

Flip is good with accents. You never know which one is going to weigh in.


I'll check it out. Frankly, I didn't know anyone was still using the word "fabulous."


I saw Kimora Lee on an interview show and couldn't stand her. She may have the largest ego in the Western world. Her book is probably all one word: "ME." No verbs, no plot, no action, just 365 pages of "me me me."


I totally agree with you. They are both, well, fabulous.

the walking man said...

What a fabulous thing a fabulous award is for a fabulous person who fabulously passes it on to another equally (i take your word for it) fabulous person. Fabulously done.



Anonymous said...

Let's see, you have about 47 awards posted over there, stating that you are "nice," "thoughtful," "rockin'," "creative" and now "totally fabulous." Thank goodness you are not real!!! Could one person actually be all those things?

Truth be told, yes, one person can. You are all those things. And you are really damned funny too.

Thanks for letting me read.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


How very fabulous of you to say such um, fabulous things.

It's getting old, isn't it?


I have to confess, I'm a bit embarrassed about these things because they are incredibly exaggerated.

But golly gee, how immensely flattering and heart warming, as long as I don't start believing them.

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

I had to snicker... it was requisite.

Congratulations on the award! You ARE fabulous... you know, so it's deserved.

But if you get a fuzzy little white poodle who wears a diamond choker then we have to talk.

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

heartinsanfrancisco said...


Oh, crimey, we're ALL fabulous. Let's just be done with it already.

I mean, thank you, kind lady.

I actually prefer BIG dogs, no diamonds or rhinestones, but poodles are very bright. It's their owners I worry about.

CS said...

Fabulous! Did you know that is a word GWB uses a lot? There is a whole sections devoted to it on th Bushisms site. But, that aside, way to go.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


No, I did not know that. Well, that's f****in' fabulous, isn't it?

I wonder if I can give the award back now that I've posted it.

There is a site about Bushisms? What a surprise. Is the word "duh" used a lot there? I"m going to check it out now.

heartinsanfrancisco said...


I just read the Bushisms site. Omigod.

I think my personal favorite is "I'm going to try to see if I can remember as much to make it sound like I'm smart on the subject."

(George W. Bush, answering a question about a possible flu pandemic, Cleveland, July 10, 2007)

But this one also has um, merit:

"More than two decades later, it is hard to imagine the Revolutionary War coming out any other way."

(George W. Bush, Martinsburg, W. Va., July 4, 2007)