"Schmoozing is the natural ability “to converse casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection.” Good schmoozers effortlessly weave their way in and out of the blogosphere, leaving friendly trails and smiles, happily making new friends along the way. They don’t limit their visits to only the rich and successful, but spend some time to say hello to new blogs as well. They are the ones who engage others in meaningful conversations, refusing to let it end at a mere hello - all the while fostering a sense of closeness and friendship"
I most definitely am not a real life schmoozer, so this little award seems even more incredible and unlikely. Nothing about being with others comes to me effortlessly, and happily making new friends is not one of my talents. But blogging is surely different, and I do believe that I have in a certain sense found my voice.
So it is with the greatest irony and wonder that I happily accept this cool award. I can joyfully cruise the supermarket aisles, not remembering a single thing I was supposed to buy, and not have to say hello to a single soul, since no one knows me, and still be a bona fide schmoozer.
And I know I almost never tag people, but I schmoozing, in the finest sense of the word, made me immediately think of one person...
Rebecca, you are now an official schmoozer.