Nov 28, 2008

Weekly Geeks #26--Blog Hopping

What was this week's Weekly Geeks assignment? You guessed it, get out there on the Internet and blog hop among those bloggers you have not visited.

Here's the guidelines:

1. Using the WeeklyGeeks category here in my blog, find 5 Weekly Geeks you don’t know. The easiest way is probably to look at the Mr Linkies in my weekly Saturday posts.

2. Visit each of your 5 new blogpals and snoop around their blogs to find at least one thing you have in common.

3. In your blog, write a post, linking to your 5 new blogpals, about what you have in common with them.

4. Come back and sign Mr Linky.

5. As you run across other Weekly Geek posts (or deliberately seek them out) if you see anyone mentioned who has something in common with you, pay them a visit.

So which 5 bloggers did I visit and what did I find in common with them?

1. Worducopia and I share a love of Christopher Moore it seems. I was reading a Weekly Geeks post about the author for challenge about our favorite authors, check it out here. I love how the post highlighted his goofiness.

2. Lous_Pages reads and reviews vampire books, which I adore for the most part, but I also noticed in the favorite books widget for Good Reads, Lous Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald is listed, which is a book that I enjoyed greatly.

3. Belle of the Books and I appear to have the same thoughts on the Twilight movie; it wasn't our favorite, but it didn't totally disappoint.

4. Words 'n Wags is another NaNoWriMo participant this year, though I have failed miserably this year in nearing the 50K word count. This blog isn't all about writing and reading, however. I love the little posts about her dogs. Can I just say that I love my dog and I love people who love dogs or love their dogs as much as I love mine. :) In this case, maybe the love of dogs plays a role in the title of the blog?!

5. Sophisticated Dorkiness drew my attention because 1. I'm a self-proclaimed dork, 2. the title is perfect and I love it. Check out the little drawing based upon a piece of literature. The story it is based upon is one of my favorites.

As an aside, I received my "Secret Santa" gift today in the mail for the Book Bloggers Gift Exchange, but I will not open it. I try to keep my cool and open these gifts on the actual holiday.


Dar said...

OMG girl, I am ripping mine open the second it comes in the door. lol.

naida said...

wow, youre good, I would have opened the secret santa gift

Shana said...

How fun!

I love the Sophisticated Dorkiness title too.


Anonymous said...

Awesme :)

Ali said...

Thanks! Always glad to find another Christopher Moore fan. :-)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the link! I really enjoy the title of your blog too :)

Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness)

Serena said...

I am trying to hold myself back from opening the will be hard this year because it has come sooo early.

I had fun with weekly geeks this week. I think I'm caught up now.

Bogsider said...

Thanks so much for visiting my blog. And yes, you are right. Fall on your Knees is most definitely one of my faves. I loved that book but have never gone back to it and re-read it. Maybe I should. On the other hand, I have so many other books waiting to be read :o)

Serena said...

I haven't re-read Fall on Your Knees again either, but that could be because of the tower of tbr books before me.

Anna said...

What a neat post. Wish I had the time (and energy) to write my own. LOL

Thanks for introducing me to some new blogs!

Diary of an Eccentric

Serena said...

Anna: I've finally caught up on Weekly I just have to do this weeks!

heather said...

How can you wait? You have so much more self control than I do!

Serena said...

Heather: I really do have some self control, but it is wearing thin...believe me.