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Thanks to everyone for your support July 26, 2008

Posted by Raul in Blogathon 2008.

You can still donate to my Blogathon 2008 fundraising efforts for the BC Cancer Agency by clicking HERE

Dear everyone,

It’s 2008. One year after my first Blogathon. One year that has seen me grow as a person, as a blogger, as a scholar and researcher, but more importantly, as a human being. I’ve established new friendships, sever others, and make peace with my (previously) broken heart.


– Anya – Structured Moments
– Dr. Beth Snow – Not to be Trusted with Knives
– Dr. Melanie A. – Three Bears and a Cat
– Monica Hamburg – Me Like the Interwebs
– Maktaaq – Maktaaq.com
– Jodi Hamilton – Jodiferous.com
– J. Karen Parker – J. Karen Parker.ca
– Pat Zaph – Sh!thawks on Parade
– Airdrie Miller – Talking to Air and Lipgloss and Laptops
– Nancy Zimmerman – A Canadian Money Coach
– Derek K. Miller – Penmachine.com and Inside Home Recording
– Cecily Walker – Cecily.info
– Dr. Hisham Zerriffi – Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC
– Karen Quinn Fung – Countably Infinite
– L.E. – The Lotus Effect
– Kate Milberry – Geeks and Global Justice
– Jeffery Simpson – Vancouver MetBlogs, Jeffery Simpson’s personal blog [EDITOR’S NOTE – Thanks for guest posting twice, you rock!]

You all are great writers, and great friends. I am REALLY grateful. Thanks for your support.


So far, I’ve raised about $ 280
– Fresh Start Recycling Ltd.
– Airdrie & Derek Miller
– Barbara Doduk in loving memory of Max Bruce
– Anonymous
– LF
– Anonymous
– Angela Crimeni & family
– Other donors – need to be processed

Your donations kept me going even though I was exhausted. Thanks for supporting the BC Cancer Agency!


Duane Storey, Rebecca Bollwitt, Shane Gibson, Karen Hamilton, Ayeza Garcia, Isabella Mori, Danny Dang, Mehnaz Thawer, INVOKE, Barbara Doduk, TAGGA, and Colleen Vince.

Your grit, effort and awesomeness inspired me.


Rebecca Bollwitt – Simply said, you are a role model, a friend and an inspiration.


Your comments kept fuelling me, you made this a great conversation and a wonderful experience.

This is my last Blogathon Vancouver 2008 post. Thank you everyone.



1. melaniea - July 26, 2008

Congratulations, Raul! Now enjoy a well-deserved celebration and sleep!

2. Glenda Watson Hyatt - July 26, 2008

Yeah Raul, you survived! Way to go!

3. shanegibson - July 26, 2008

Congratulations Raul and thanks for all your encouragement. See you next week. Shane

4. Phaedra - July 27, 2008

Congrats on a job well done! Hope you are able to catch up on some sleep now 🙂

5. annelicious - July 28, 2008

congratulations! even though it’s my first time to visit your blog, i must say I’m impressed, congratulations, you’ve made a heck of a year blogging and I hope like you I will survive my first year also. 🙂

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