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by Kiran on November 11, 2009 · 31 comments

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I am often questioned, “why do I blog“? Well, personally, I find it to be very nurturing, a form of my stress-reliever and a hobby. But penning just these reasons aren’t enough. As I’ve mentioned in the about-us page, blogging is one of the most essential tool of communication with our families back home. It is often used to chronology our travels or daily rants for the ease of our family’s to keep abreast of our activities.

Ever since I was introduced to the blogging world, I’ve discovered many hidden gems. Some of their writings are based on fiction, comedy, personal rants, politics, social and much more. The possibilities are endless. One of my favorite blogger is Reema, from My Random Thoughts. Not only because she has recently bestowed the immaculate Addicting Blog Award to Chatterbox, but the way she manages to make blogging look so simple and exciting. She rants about her daily life as a college professor, a M.E. student, friend, daughter and a sister. Her blog carries multiple topics and tones. An array of spices for different moods, I’d say 🙂 Head over to Random Thoughts and get to know Reema your self 🙂


I'm loving it 😉

Thank you Reema, for this wonderful award! Now, let’s not be too greedy and keep this to myself. I would love to bestow this award onto some of my favorite bloggers who have supported us with great reads:

Drum rolls………

And the Addicting Blog Award goes to: Amreekandesi, eLekhni, Solilo, Museditions, The Mad Momma, Meena, Su Yin, Priyank, Ching Ya, Frat Mustard, Holly, Jaden, Ruhi, Shefaly, and Dinu.

Congratulations!!! 🙂

Voting for the 2009 Orbbies begins Nov. 2 at 10 am and ends on Friday, Nov. 20 at 5 pm (US Eastern Time). Have you cast your vote for us yet?



1 Solilo November 11, 2009 at 11:58 PM

Kiran, I like this theme of your blog and also now your blog opens very fast for me.

Congratulations and thanks for passing the same to me. 🙂
.-= Solilo´s last blog ..The Horse Boy : One Family’s Adventure in Fighting Autism =-.

2 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:46 AM

Thanks Solilo 🙂 Appreciate it so much when I am able to solve any technical problems pertaining to the website. The theme I am currently using is called “Thesis” and it’s a paid, great theme! I would blog about my experience purchasing this theme and the workings behind my current blog look. I am sure with Thesis, the smooth-browsing experience would continue for you in the future 🙂

3 Nova November 12, 2009 at 12:43 AM

Lovely!!! 🙂 🙂 Your blog is indeed addictive 🙂 🙂 🙂
.-= Nova´s last blog ..The list of books is finally here… albeit incomplete! 🙁 =-.

4 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:46 AM

Thanks Nova 🙂 BTW, I would be making a trip to Kuala Lumpur end of Dec. We should try to meet up sometime, what say you?

5 sakhi November 12, 2009 at 2:40 AM

Congratulations on the award! 🙂
.-= sakhi´s last blog ..Blush =-.

6 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:48 AM

Thanks Sakhi 🙂

7 Meena November 12, 2009 at 5:39 AM

Awwww. So sweet of you, Kiran. Thank you!!

8 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:48 AM

You’re welcome, and congrats to you too 🙂

9 Frat Mustard November 23, 2009 at 11:20 AM

I am not worthy of sitting in Meena’s category 🙂 Thanks again Kiran!
.-= Frat Mustard´s last blog ..Dubrovnik Restaurant Facebook Contest =-.

10 Kiran November 23, 2009 at 2:33 PM

You’re welcome and that’s for me to judge, Frat 🙂 Congrats once again 😀

11 decor8 Holly November 12, 2009 at 7:38 AM

Thank you so much!!! 🙂 xoxox

12 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:49 AM

You’re welcome Holly! Congrats on the well-deserved honor and thanks for visiting us here, at Chatterbox 🙂

13 Priyank November 12, 2009 at 8:13 AM

Thanks for the award Kiran! Its YOU who has a new theme right?, I had the same for years! 🙂

14 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:51 AM

You’re welcome Priyank 🙂

Congrats on the award. And though it’s the same theme for you, the latest facelift by far is my favorite! It’s a new theme for me 😉

15 Aathira November 12, 2009 at 8:15 AM

Congratulations Kiran 🙂 Doesn’t it feel lovely to get an award… 🙂

16 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:54 AM

Thanks Aathira. It’s just incredible and encouraging to receive such gesture from my blogging friends. I am honored, and humbled. Wait??? This is an Oscar speech liner 😀

17 amreekandesi November 12, 2009 at 11:07 PM

Thanks so much Kiran!

18 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:54 AM

You’re welcome and congrats AD 🙂

19 Reema November 12, 2009 at 11:32 PM

Awwwww thank you so much for such praise!
.-= Reema´s last blog ..Light in Darkness =-.

20 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 12:56 AM

You’re welcome Reema 🙂 Hope you are feeling better!

21 Ching Ya November 13, 2009 at 12:51 AM

Thank you so much for this lovely award. Really honored to be enlisted with other great bloggers. Sometimes I really do miss my personal blogging, the ranting and sharing. ha.. well, maybe someday I’ll have a blog designed just for that. Until then, may Social @ Blogging Tracker continue to have your support. ^^

Social/Blogging Tracker

22 Kiran November 13, 2009 at 1:03 AM

You’re welcome Ching Ya! Whether it’s personal or technical, blogging shouldn’t be an obligation. Though my blog focuses on my personal rants, I am glad to have discovered your blog that has taught me the technical aspects of the blogging and Net world. You have my continued support for sure 🙂

23 jaden November 13, 2009 at 7:33 AM

Wow, thank you!!! You’re so sweet…made my day!

24 Kiran November 19, 2009 at 10:59 PM

You’re welcome and thanks for visiting Chatterbox Jaden 🙂 It’s a great honor!

25 Ruhi November 13, 2009 at 11:42 AM

Thanks for the recognition, Kiran. Very thoughtful of you. 🙂
.-= Ruhi´s last blog ..The Boy in the Striped Pajamas =-.

26 Kiran November 19, 2009 at 11:00 PM

You’re welcome Ruhi 🙂 It’s been a while since we exchanged words on Twitter.

27 The Successor November 17, 2009 at 6:52 AM

Strangely cluttered blog you have here. Mind clearing up a few items for the mentally stable, divinely elevated readers?
.-= The Successor´s last blog ..The Successor Arrives! =-.

28 Kiran November 19, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Welcome to Chatterbox, TS 🙂 And thanks for your observations. If this theme looks cluttered to you, I cannot imagine your thoughts on my previously “cluttered” themes 😉 I am still modifying this theme and feel free to voice your opinions on areas that needs improvement. I am happy with the progress, by far 🙂

29 Rajesh Kanuri November 24, 2009 at 5:57 AM

.-= Rajesh Kanuri´s last blog ..Top 5 RSS Feed Readers =-.

30 Kiran November 24, 2009 at 9:46 AM

Thanks Rajesh!

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