The Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger Award

Thanks so much to my new friend, Marissa, for the nomination for the  Versatile Blogger Award!

I gladly accept! And according to the rules – here are 7 Random facts about me and my 15 nominations:

Seven Random Facts:

1. I grew up Catholic, converted to the Mormon Church when I was 18 years old, was the first native person from Guam to serve a mission for the Mormon Church,  then came out of a temple marriage after 14 years  as a gay man.
2. Have four children, three daughters and one son
3. Had a male partner for 11 years, the love of my life,  which ended…now back into single hood and dating.
4.Was a High School Student TV News anchor on regular local news
5. Lived in India for a about  a month

6. Had to dress like Tony the Tiger at 16 years old in front of a National Youth Organization Conference of over 3, 000 delegates from all over the country to promote voting on the organization’s national officers.

7. Love the movie Field of Dreams because it reminds me of what I hope I wish a perfect reunion with my dad who passed would be like.

Here are my 15 nominees:


  1. Olivia
  2. Kavita
  3. Jingle
  4. Fiveloaf
  5. Jessica
  6. Amanda
  7. Jamie Dedes
  8. A.B. Thomas
  9. David Waters
  10. Megzone
  11. Tweety
  12. Pat Cegan
  13. Lilly
  14. Ace
  15. Rashmi

18 thoughts on “The Versatile Blogger Award

  1. Ooohh.. heartiest congratulations to you on the award, JP.. and my sincerest thanks too!!!
    Love your soulful heartfelt poetry, my friend… and it’s awesome now that I know you 7 steps better than yesterday… You lived in India eh??! Wheeeeere?!?!

    Lotsa love and hugs!!

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  5. Interesting bits about ya! I enjoyed reading it and thank you kindly for the nomination, and though it seems that I would be late in doing so, I thought of you as a nominee!

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