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Weekly Writing Contest dedicated to Earnestshub

  1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Please help us encourage new HubPages writers in remembrance of how earnestshub and other great writers have encouraged new writing talents.

    There Are Memories and Music In the Air - The HubNuggets Who Sang For earnestshub

    Thank you!

    1. lobobrandon profile image81
      lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Nice idea Patty - I'm off to vote

    2. Simone Smith profile image92
      Simone Smithposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Agreed- this is a beautiful theme! Off I go, too!

      1. lobobrandon profile image81
        lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        You know what Simone - I was very happy that I beat you to it this time smile
        Every week I find you on top saying "I'm off to vote" big_smile - I beat you - YAHOO big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile smile tongue wink

        1. Cardisa profile image90
          Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          You are so silly!

          1. lobobrandon profile image81
            lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Haha big_smile

    3. Little Light profile image86
      Little Lightposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      This seems like a wonderful idea. As a new Hubber it can be a bit daunting getting used to everything and still having the courage to believe in your own work. earnestshub sounded like a wonderful encouragement to so many and I'm sorry I never had the opportunity to make contact with him. This seems like a wonderful way to honour his memory.

    4. iklimsaizmir profile image59
      iklimsaizmirposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      good

    5. Lord De Cross profile image63
      Lord De Crossposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Didn't know about him that much..but will catch up with his hubs and his mechanical advice! Thanks Pat

    6. isis7542 profile image60
      isis7542posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      will always remember ernest he got me started at hubpages then i was called isis_dreams ern told me everything i needed to know and will always remember him with the kindest thoughts and i was privalige to say i meet him and called him friend.

  2. athena2011 profile image61
    athena2011posted 5 years ago

    This is the first forum post I have viewed and it has me a bit confused. Could you explain 1) Who earnestshub is/was and 2) How and where do you vote for the topic? and what that does.

    Have I started in the forum in the wrong place perhaps? Any guidance will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Athena, welcome to Hubpages.

      Earnesthub was a very wonderful hubber who passed away a few days ago. He was one of the most helpful, friendly, courteous hubbers here on HP.

  3. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    And click on the link in my original post and you will have all your answers revealed.  Thanks for reading, athena2011.

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I was so anxious to get to the hub I forgot to tell her where she could find the link...lol

      1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It shows how much HubPages means to members, to be running to read the tributes. It's very encouraging!

  4. athena2011 profile image61
    athena2011posted 5 years ago

    Hi Cardisa and Patty,

    Thanks for the welcome and the advice. It's nice to read that even if hubbers do not ever meet in person they can grow to become so well liked by other hubbers. Looking forward to becoming a part of your community and being as helpful as I can also.

    Regards,
    Athena

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Athena, you will find a group of dedicated writers who are talented, friendly helpful and warm.

      If you have questions don't be afraid to ask for help. You'll do great and meet great people here.

  5. RedElf profile image85
    RedElfposted 5 years ago

    Off to read and vote - wonderful theme, Patty!

  6. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 5 years ago

    I am saddened to hear the news about the passing of earnestshub. He was one of the first friends I made here and I will miss him on Hubpages.
    He was an inspiration and I always enjoyed conversing with him in the forums or from a comment.

  7. wordscribe43 profile image92
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    Oh my gosh, what an awesome theme!  I love it... off to check it out.

  8. calpol25 profile image76
    calpol25posted 5 years ago

    Love this too, just voted smile

  9. Cardisa profile image90
    Cardisaposted 5 years ago

    Read and voted. Wonderful hubs!

  10. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    Nicely written hub Patty. smile

  11. wordscribe43 profile image92
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    Read and voted.  There were some highly entertaining and funny ones this time.  Thoroughly enjoyed.

  12. tlpoague profile image89
    tlpoagueposted 5 years ago

    Great stuff! I voted!

  13. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    HubPages means a lot to many of its members - the kindnesses of Earnest to new members was pretty phenomenal.

  14. Enelle Lamb profile image86
    Enelle Lambposted 5 years ago

    Off to read a vote - wonderful theme Patty

  15. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Thanks, Enelle - I am really glad we do the HubNuggets Program; already new writers are learning about Earnest and the friendships made on HubPages. It's great!

  16. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Thanks! - He was indeed an encourager to new Hubbers.

  17. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    People really like the Food category this week! Twice as many votes as the others.

    Keeping voting and thanks!

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am kinda jealous. Is there an honorary Hubnugget program I could join? LOL

      1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Don't be jealous - Join the next HubPages Contest and win! - There is bound to be another one very very soon. smile Always move forward! (Who said that famously?)

  18. Simone Smith profile image92
    Simone Smithposted 5 years ago

    I've got your winners RIGHT HERE!!! Thanks to those who voted!

    Food and Cooking
    The Coffee of a Lifetime (30%)
    Top 10 Restaurants in Lisbon, Portugal that Every Foodie Must Try (22%)
    Cooking the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey (19%)

    Games, Toys, and Hobbies
    Restoring Vintage Vehicles- My Father's Calling (50%)
    The Sarcochilus Orchid - spectacular flowering and easy to grow (23%)
    How to Make Gluten Free Play Dough (13%)

    Entertainment and Media
    Good Public Domain Movies: The Last Man On Earth (33%)
    How To Get Your Music Played At Sporting Events (21%)
    Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh - A Photographic Tour (19%)

    Congrats, winners!! I'm putting your gorgeous Hubs into the newsletter right now!

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I thought the gluten free play dough would win that category. I am surprised.

      @Patty, you are right. Thanks.

  19. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Some interesting winners this time - Congratulations all!

  20. wordscribe43 profile image92
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    Congratulations to all the winners!

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    Muldaniaposted 5 years ago

    I have re-joined hubpages after a long break and am very saddened to hear of earnesthub's passing.  It was always interesting to read his posts.

  22. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Welcome back and Merry Christmas!

  23. raisingme profile image90
    raisingmeposted 5 years ago

    I have been off hubpages for a year.  My beloved husband suffered a massive stroke one year ago today and passed two days later on New Years Eve 2010.  I returned today to check in on my favourite hubbers only to learn that one of them, who was of great assistance to me in my first fumbling steps on hubpages has recently passed.  So today I am remembering two wonderful people who touched my life in different ways.

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am very sorry for your loss and wish you comfort in the New Year, raisingme. Thanks for commenting and I hope we all remember you, your husband, and earnestshub in our good thoughts.

      1. raisingme profile image90
        raisingmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Today we are going to the river - the Chilliwack River where we placed his ashes and I have learned a new and beautiful song to sing to him while we are there.  And today, I will sing it for Earnest too because they both left so many so much richer for their having been among us..  Today I will put flowers in the river for two beloved husbands, fathers and grandfathers from opposite ends of the planet - separation is only an illusion.  J

    2. ChristinaCali profile image61
      ChristinaCaliposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am very sorry for your loss. 

      XOXO

      1. raisingme profile image90
        raisingmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        The coolest thing happened when we were there - a bald eagle flew upstream and then downstream and came to rest in a tree above us and stayed with us the whole time we were there.  Then he flew off across the river and landed in a tree on the other side!  Symbolic and empowering as all get out.  My daughter took a picture. 

        In First Nations cultures the eagle is very symbolic as a link between heaven and earth!

        Thank you for your words n' the hugs n' kisses

        http://s3.hubimg.com/u/5989894.jpg

  24. Green Lotus profile image61
    Green Lotusposted 5 years ago

    Thanks for this beautiful year end tribute that will ring through the new year.

  25. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    Lovely thoughts posted here - thanks so much for sharing them. Happy New Year, with good thoughts of loved ones.

    1. wheelinallover profile image80
      wheelinalloverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      My tribute to earnesthub was posted on a forum post someone did a while ago. I will always treasure the memories I have of the time we spent in forums together. New Years day is a good time to reflect on friends lost while planning for the future.

      It amazed me how many lives earnesthub touched. I have heard many times it only takes one person to change someones life. I wonder how many others can say earnest hub was that person for them.

  26. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    I remembered two other friends today as well and each touched hundreds of lives. I am glad to have known them.

    1. Lord De Cross profile image63
      Lord De Crossposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      May Earnest rest in peace and be proud of us!

  27. Denise Handlon profile image87
    Denise Handlonposted 5 years ago

    This was a wonderful idea-I'm just sorry I missed out.  sad   I'm heading back over to read the entries.

  28. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image94
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 5 years ago

    Damn.

    I totally missed that he'd passed away.  I'd been noticing that he wasn't around for a few weeks.  speechless.

  29. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    What a great symbol and a comforting event.

 
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