And the floor is open for nominations!

By The Natural State Hawg on 9:55 PM

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Yes, folks, its time to follow in the grand tradition of the Kentucky Colonels and name some folks Captains of the All Arkie Army.

"Kentucky Colonel? Captain of the All Arkie Army? What the hell are you talking about, The Hawg?"

Well, the state of Kentucky has, for years, bestowed the honorary title of Colonel of those individuals who have done something to significantly improve the culture of the Bluegrass State. You had such notable individuals as Tom Parker (Elvis' manager) Colonel Sanders (the chicken guy) and even Muhammed Ali (he floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee!) was honored with the title of Kentucky Colonel.

One fascinating thing about the Kentucky Colonel honor is that one doesn't have to be from the state of Kentucky to receive it. Yes I, The Hawg, have long dreamed of being a Kentucky Colonel.

But, I digress...

So, we're doing something similar at the All Arkie Army. There are certainly bloggers out there that we members of the Army enjoy -- individuals who have improved the blogosphere significantly.

Let's give them a nice, no-strings-attached award, huh? Let's show our appreciation by naming them Captains in the All Arkie Army and presenting them with the dandy award posted here? This is an award that says, "You're just a fine blogger" and doesn't require them to pass it around or anything like that. It's a simple token of appreciation.

The floor, then, is open for nominations. I ask all members of the All Arkie Army, then, to pick some bloggers that you like and post them in the comments section or e-mail links to their blogs to me if you're shy. We'll take nominations for a few days and then vote.

Remember, we're not looking for any members of the All Arkie Army and nominees don't necessarily have to be Arkansas citizens. These are just people we like.

Get cracking, folks, and let's honor some bloggers!

8 comments for this post

I love Grandy over at Functional Schunctional. She's a hoot and a half! I read her every day, right after I get done reading The Hawg, of course.

Posted on October 19, 2008 at 10:21 PM  

I've got a few that I like, as well:

1. JD over at I Do Things

2. Steve over at the The Axis of Stevil

3. The crew over at Athletic Alley

4. And who could forget the ladies over at Margie and Edna's Basement?

I figure we should nominate a few every now and again, vote and then ship out awards.

Sound good?

Posted on October 19, 2008 at 10:44 PM  

Oh, there are many, that's for sure. I second the vote on I Do Things and Margie and Edna!

Posted on October 19, 2008 at 11:48 PM  

I second the one on Grandy, as well.

Let's wait a bit and see what other nominations we might get. That Paul feller ought to have something, yeah?

Posted on October 20, 2008 at 12:04 AM  

I would like to second JD.
Can I assume The Hawg has already attained this prestigious rank? Or is he the General?

Posted on October 20, 2008 at 9:57 AM  

Da Old Man:

The Hawg is, officially, Der Fuhrer.

Ha!

Posted on October 20, 2008 at 10:17 AM  

So, it looks like we've got seconds on Functional Schmunctional, JD and Margie and Edna. We'll wait a bit, I suppose, then start handing out awards, yeah?

Posted on October 20, 2008 at 10:22 AM  

Last call for nominations. Voting starts tomorrow morning and lasts, like, all day...

Posted on October 21, 2008 at 1:37 AM  

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