Mimi’s Blog Blast for Peace Meme Tuesday, May 27 2008 

Mimi began this wonderful movement almost two years ago. It has become a phenomenon, awing me from the onset. Here are Mimi’s thoughts on BlogBlast for Peace:
Peace Globes did not begin as a meme. But it began to behave like a meme. Blog to blog to blog. Like a fog. We didn’t use the word “tag” ….but that’s what we did when we invited others in our blogrolls to participate. The fact that you did so without the obligatory tag is proof that the concept is powerful.

It’s a fact that the fastest and most effective way to spiral an idea out of control in the blogosphere is via a meme. I should know! The 700+ bloggers who participated in past launches (and that truly is the tip of The-Iceberg-I-Never-Found) knows what it means to them. It’s about unity. We have that in spades. It’s about activism, awareness, crossing political lines, making a statement and sharing ideas. We’ve done that. We have the vision as a core group of bloggers for peace; but we do not – yet – have the power in numbers behind the message.


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BlogBlast For Peace Meme ~ Join The Revolution

Here are the rules and the story. Copy this into a post, ADD YOUR NAME to the bottom of the tag list and tag as many people as you’d like.

The Peace Globe project began in the fall of 2006 with a simple post from one blog, Mimi Writes. The post ignited a flame in the blogosphere. The flame became a passion. The passion became a movement. It amazingly traveled from blog to blog to blog across the globe. Bloggers wrote passionate articles on what peace means to them, along with the promise of three Latin words scribbled on a globe – Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace) – branded with the integrity of their names or blog names. It was positively inspiring to watch. And it began to happen all over the world – from Singapore to China to Afghanistan to Brooklyn.

It was simple. And powerful.

In less than two weeks bloggers from all
across the globe will blog for peace.
We will speak with one voice. One subject. One day.
Won’t you join us?
June 4, 2008

How To Get Your Peace Globe In 4 easy steps!

  1. Choose one of the four Peace Globe designs in this post. Right CLICK and SAVE in JPG format.
  2. Sign the globe using Paint, Photoshop or a similar graphics tool. Decorate the globe anyway you wish. You can even include the name of your blog. Click here for hundreds of inspiring examples from previous BlogBlasts.
  3. Return the peace globe to me via email ~ mimiwrites2005 at yahoo.com – Let me know your blog’s name and url by leaving a comment here and signing the Mr. Linky. Your submission will be numbered and dated in the official gallery . Your globe and post will be listed on the Official BlogBlast For Peace website and The Peace Globe Posts page.
  4. Here’s the most important part — On June 4, 2008 DISPLAY YOUR GLOBE IN A POST. Title your post “Dona Nobis Pacem”. This is important. The goal is for all blog post titles to say the same thing on the same day. Write about peace that day or simply fly your globe.Click here for examples of peace globe posts from previous BlogBlasts.

(Go HERE for the other 3 globe template choices!)

When Silence Speaks, Scribbit, Flashing Yellow Lights,Whynotblogitout, Bitch Ph.D.,Rocks In My Dryer, Sprittibee,Embracing Momminess, Izzy Mom, Shadowscope, Fussy,, Live Granades, Write From Karen, MotherBumper, The Musings of Yet Another Working Mom, TricycleBlog, john k stuff , MC Hammer, Brazilian XC Skier, Process Recess, Ear Farm , Rick Mercer, Not Martha, Vegan Lunch Box, You Ain’t No Picasso, Motel de Moka, Guyana, amond Geezer, Vitriolica Webb, Sleepless in Sudan, India Uncut, Kieden, What Up Willy!, UUUHHHGGG-rrrrRRR!, The Lonely Island , ScuBlog, Treo 650 Tips , Lovento, My Life on a Plate, Little John PalmOS, Finding Lisp, The Splintered Mind, Under Aged RVers, Casa del Ionesco, HorsePigCow, Xooglers, Lou Romano, Pimpwiz, Getting a Leg Up, Coffee House to Go, e, OK Go, Doob LaVey, Nickels for Katrina, Boy Who Heard Music, Arthur’s Many Steps, One Movie a Day, California Eating, Movie Watcher’s Diary, Lucky Cracker, This Is Not Art, Operation Eden, Night Stalker Blog, Ah Yes, Medical School, 3 x 5, Amanda UnBoomed , GSO blogcon, Hooked on Heat, Mini-Microsoft, The Language Guy, No Rock&Roll un, Writely, Las Fashionistas, Wo, Jeani’s Blog, Blog from Bolivia Ottmar Liebert Am I Bugging You Yet? Alexa Lightning Studio Twinkie Experiment Belle in the Big Apple, Photo-A-Day, Circadiana, Eye Of The Storm, Jeremy Blachman, Blue Bottle Coffee, Trail Runner’s, Anonymous Lawyer, ClipTip, HD For Indies, NY Jets Blog, Hoopty Rides, Bored, Vietnamese God, Hot Dog Spot, Holla Back NYC, A Consuming Experience, The Festivus Pole, Google Video of the Day, Blogger in a Snap, Simplicity, Founder Frustrations, Sakya Monastery, PuppetVision Blog, Camera Toss, VoodooPC, Daniel Thompson Microtonal Composer, altjiranga mitjina, Alchemy Anyone?, Video Archive by Daniel Thompson, Island Writer, Critique my Blog, Clickworthy Links, 11th Commandment, Blah Blah Blog – The Soap Box, Profile Directory, The Junkdrawer of Thought, Lutes, Viols, and Other Ancient Instruments, To Love, Honor, and Dismay, Truth: The No Spin Politically Incorrect Zone, Thermal, Smiling Sunflower, Reel Hollywood, Just a Hippie Gypsy, IT Guy Blogs, Pastoral Ponderings, Bible Study Blog, Surviving NJ, Mike’s Place, A Girl Worth Saving, 4Simpsons Blog, Here Comes a Storm in the Form of a G, rasshopper Ramblings, The Blog of Logs, Pointless Drivel, Pest Control Information and Facts, Blog Name Removed, Pickled Eel, The Witch Doctor Is IN, The Foo Logs, More Cowbell, A Musing Farf, My Life Shelly, Beautiful British Columbia, Resources for the Microtonal Composer, Save Sheila, Gem-vita, Hippie Spelunker, Crunchy Carpets, Surviving Motherhood, The Ordinary Adventures of Tomas, Who Are We, Musings, Money, Matter, and More Musings, Digital Traveller, Rollie at Friday’s Fry, Infinite Monkeys, Get a Klu, Crush Liberalism, Dan’s Blah Blah Blog, Down River Drivel, hedyblog, Just A Girl In Short Shorts Talking About Whatever, Life Hiker’s Trail Diary, Living Next Door To Alice, More Very Unimportant Stuff, Neurotic Me, Niagaran Pebbles, Pole Hill Sanitarium, R World, Ragebot, Second Effort, Sonja’a Scraps, Sorting The Pieces, Steve’s Nude Memphis Blog, That Girl, The Velvet Blog, Blog About Your Blog, JeremyJacobs.com, Blog That Mommy!, Celebrity Scoop, Tricia’s Musings, Odd Planet, Breath of Life Photography, As the Garden Grows, BackBeBetter, Hunna’s Happenings, MissMalaprop.com, The Tigers,, Small & Big, The Shopping Duck, Sejant Before the Muse, Award Haven, The Windows Shopper, Central American Rhapsody: A Cautionary Tale, Bicycle Diaries, Mike’s Mixed Memories, Adventures of the S-Team, eFIPO.com, Spluch, Mary Blogging Duffy, 365 Days, Simple Kind of Life, Thermal, Turning The Pages Of Life, Us Danes, Worldman, A Place I Call Home, Beautiful British Columbia, Boating in Beautiful British Columbia, Crafts 4 Dummies, Crazy 4 Pink, Crunchy Carpets, Cuter than Martha, Hugo Says, I Was Born2cree8, Instant Gratification Girl, Just Me, Quilt Nut, Reba’s Run, Terramia, Jenna B, Loren Baker, ImmaAlice, Ramblings and the Likes, WTIT Tape Radio, She Says It’s Pretty Dumb, Ramblings of an Undisturbed Mind, Stormdrane’s Blog, Colloquium, Clutzy’s Clutzes, The Awkward Epiphany, Rogers Bla Bla, The Rhetorical Letter Writer, Maine Stay Inn, Second Effort, Beta Blogger for Dummies, Fungi Thinking, Eclectic Spaghetti, Spandex and Hairspray, Peanut, Peanut Butter…Jelly!, Wasting Time, My Throwaway Blog, My Thoughts, Ideas, and Ramblings, Heroines and Heroes (Blogger Poem), Life is falling to pieces: an illustrated journal, A Day in the Life…, Wise and Foolish, S Nicolas Originals, Brave New Word, A Homesteading Neophyte, Twenty-three and Counting, Dr. Blogstein, Controlled Chaos, And Another Thing…, meloncutter musings, A Dog A Day, Memoirs of a Gouda, Jane Lake Makes a Mistake, Bitter Cup of Joe, Web Gamin, Totally Biased Book and Movie Review, These Are Me Thinks, Mascaline Visions 4.0, Vicepost: All the Good Things In Life, Cozy Reader, New Mom On The Blog, Using My Powers For Good, Bold Contemplations, Dreamy Destinations, Waterfalls Uplift, New Kid on the Blog, Memoirs of an Inmate’s Wife, Purrchance to Dream, The Tome of Communism, A World of Bloggers, R2K, Worldof Reeholio, Portfolio Reeholio, Creative Truth, New York Bathrooms, Micro Images Blog, High Power Rocketry, The Club, The Woman Speaks 18 Languages But Can’t Say “No” in Any of Them, Food for a Living, The Gluten Free Post, Theory of Thought, LAEvanesce: Muses and Opines, Grease TV – You’re The One That I Want – Review, Bloggers Helping Bloggers, Life as Stripes, Yada Yada Yada, UK Fashion News, Westward Ho Folks, Irish’s Cartoons, This S#%t Drives Me Crazy!!!, Bono Is Brian Peppers, Adventures in Time and Space, Dooce, A Brain Like Mine A Lovely Promise A Series of Tubes, Flippy, Blogging by Sandee, Comedy Plus, Kids, Cats, & Books: What Else Is There? YOUR NAME HERE!
You do not have to be tagged to play!
Please consider passing this meme through the blogosphere.
This is Mimi Pencil Skirt reporting from
the lovely land of the Peace Globes.
Memeing the Movement.


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Mimi’s Message in a Bottle Meme Saturday, Mar 1 2008 

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YAY, I’m out of the dungeon… it was really damp in there.   

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Here are the rules:

You are about to send a virtual Message In a Bottle across the Blog Ocean. Leave a message in the sand or on the bottle. Write anything you wish. Be a pirate or a poet. Serious or silly. Anonymous or not.

What message would you like to send out to the universe?
Message In A Bottle Meme

1. Compose a message to place in your virtual bottle
2. Right click and Save the graphic below
3. Use a graphics program of your choice to place the message on the picture
4. Post the meme and these rules on your blog

5. Return your “Message In a Bottle” to me via email ~ mimiwrites2005 at yahoo.com, sign the Mr. Linky below and leave a comment HERE telling me you’ve finished. IF YOU WANT YOUR MESSAGE TO BE ANONYMOUS PLEASE SAY SO.
6. Tag a minimum of five people – or your entire blogroll – to do the same. Notify them of the tag.

Your virtual bottle will remain afloat in the blogosphere ocean for all blogernity (That’s a Mimism for blog + eternity.)
I will add it to the master list of message bottles. Participation is optional.

Just remember I have a dungeon…….and some of you are STILL there from the Band Meme. What am I gonna do with ya? Have fun!

I royally tag the following. You not have to be tagged to play! I will add your blog to the list when you let me know you’ve completed the meme. Check back often to copy the updated list below for maximum link love. Enjoy.

Message In A Bottle Meme Participants
1. Mimi Lenox 2. Mar 3. Hahn At Home 4. Comedy Plus 5. Carver 6. Lynt 7. Witty Writer Gal 8. Speedy Cat 9. Daisy The Curly Cat 10. http://grottynosh.wordpress.com/ 11. Misty Dawn 12. hanna 13. Mel Kaye 14. mary/the teach 15. Stacey 16. The Mama Bear – Penelope Anne 17. Crazy Working Mom 18. Mama Pajama 19. Jersey 20. Coffee2go 21. The Evil Blogger Twin 22. Pimp Your Blog 23. napaboaniya 24. Coffee Counter 25. Vixen 26. Akelamalu 27. Autumn 28. love,poetry and chat 29. DeeJay 30. Desert Songbird 31. OneLuvGurl 32. BlogBlast For Peace: The Official Site 33. Dating Profile Of The Day 34. Cookie Sushine 35. Kathi 36. Dottie 37. Travis 38. Linda 39. Idaho Daily Photo 40. Old Crone 41. AAL 42. trinity 43. hanna 44. Lesley 45. Leonard Blumfeld 46. Jamie 47. Kelly Cat’s favorite human 48. Bud at WTIT 49. Opinionated Black Woman 50. Writer Cramps 51. Just About Scrappin 52. This That And The Other Thing 53. My So Called Site 54. It’s All Good 55. Drowsey Monkey 56. gt281 57. JB’s Small World 58. Bijoux & Banter 59. Everyday Healy 60. Reba’s Run 61. Tell Me About It 62. Are We There Yet?
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And Miles To Go Before We Sleep 64. Buffy 65. Rach (Heart of Rachel) 66. Monday Morning Power 67. Lunes 68. Alasandra & The Cats 69. Barbara 70. ~* ♥ Fallen Angel ♥ *~ 71. barbara in France 72. Julie’s Blog 73. Tarheel Ramblings 74. Roberta 75. deep down the heart 76. Judd at The Rising Blogger 77. Sandee 78. Hello….Is This Thing On? 79. Momto3Cubs 80. Just Write 81. Pet Monologue 82. A Simple Life 83. Life Is A Roller Coaster 84. Leaping Before I Look 85. Your Caring Angels 86. On A Limb with Claudia 87. Sarah Spelled the Right Way 88. The Backwoods Drifter 89. Rose’ World 90. Jo Beaufoix 91. Another Desert Rat 92. Caught In The Stream 93. Anyhow Blogs 94. Dixie’s Heart and Soul 95. Wonderland Or Not 96. Marie Millard 97. Asara’s Mental Meanderings 98. That Grrrrl 99. In Search of Life 100. Mimi Lenox 101. Laketrees 102.Amel’s Realm 103. Clumsy Mommy 104. What She Said Too 105. Maryannaville 106. Odat’s Mumblings 107. Much Of A Muchness 108. Late Bloomer Boomer 109. Mighty Mom 110. Blue Dreamer’s Top Five 111. california is a recipe for a black hole 112. Balitang Kalye 113. Twisted Sister 114. Life and Adventure 115. PinayMama’s Diary 116. Amazing Life 117. Terri Terri Quite Contrary 118. Run Away Thoughts of EMZ 119. Points of View 120. Filipina In Hawaii 121. BryningBunny’s Challenge Page 122. Modern Musings 123. Sacred Ruminations 124. O’Ceallaigh & The Quill 125. Leaf Float Down River 126. Expressions and Thoughts 127. Chanel’s Journey 128. Mickey’s Musings 129. Castle of Nannbugg 130. ….on the Wall 131. Nyumix’s Blog 132. ValleyGirl 133. Bits and Pieces 134. Apples of The Eyes 135. Trav’s Thoughts 136.

I tag these Bloggers (still in the dungeon……..) Bond’s Big Leather, Hammer , Julie’s Jewels and Junque , Lyn’s’ Last Minute Life , Gill’s Jottings, 1 Million Love Messages, A Word In Edgewise, Airhead55, Turnbaby, Anndi’s Luggage, Anyhow Blogs, Asara’s Mental Meanderings, Matt-Man, Colloquium, Diary of A Heretic, Dixie’s Heart and Soul, Dr. Anonymous, Frank’s Honk ‘n Hollr, Friday Night Fish Fry, Happy Tiler, Here Comes A Storm, I Am Woman, See Me Blog! It’s a Blog Eat Blog World, Julie Pippert, Late Bloomer Boomer, Meowers From Missouri, Miss Maggie Moo Talks 2 U, Empress Bee, My Life Is Murphy’s Law, My View Of It, Nick’s Bytes, Nola Dawn, Odat Mumbles, Olga The Traveling Bra, Queenie’s Random Ramblings, Screw Perfection, The Starr Ann Chronicles, Wading Through My Stream of Consciousness, Wonderland Or Not

I tag anyone in my blogroll who hasn’t done this yet!