Yes, the time has arrived to unveil our new award and hand it to three very deserving bloggers -- Grandy at Functional Schmunctional, JD at I Do Things so You Don't Have To and Margie and Edna from Margie and Edna's Basement.
Yes, those bloggers are hereby named honorary Captains of the All Arkie Army. Why? Because we like them and want to send over a small token of our appreciation for making the blogosphere a better place to be.
Yes, the All Arkie Army is a collection of bloggers who happen to be from Arkansas or have ties here. We're a diverse lot, but this little award -- this distinguished designation -- gives us the chance to collectively acknowledge some of the better bloggers out there.
And, in the esteemed tradition of the Kentucky Colonels, you don't necessarily have to be from Arkansas to be a Captain of the All Arkie Army.
To that end, this award comes with absolutely no strings attached. That's right. We're not asking any of the recipients to pass it on or any of that stuff. We just appreciate the recipients and want to show it.
We hope the recipients do choose to grab a copy of the award and display it on their blogs, of course. And who wouldn't want to show off those fine colors? Yes, they'll be the envy of their visitors, for sure and certain.
And, the lucky recipients of this award get a dandy bonus, thanks to our own Theresa Komor of A Bumpy Path and Eyebald. Since this is the inaugural award, Theresa figured we ought to make it special, so she kicked in 1,000 Entrecard credits for the lucky recipients.
That's right -- 333 credits for each recipient (yeah, we know it's not even).
So, we hope the recipients enjoy their awards, display them proudly and keep doing what they do. The bonus Entrecard credits should come in handy, too.
Of course, we'll be naming more honorary Captains as we go, but this first group is decidedly exemplary. Stay tuned to see which lucky bloggers get honored next!