Tuesday, April 1, 2014

#atozchallenge - Stormy's Letter A!

Stormy the Weather Gnome

26 Things That Gnomes Can Do
But You Can't


Gnomes can track their lineage
to ancient myths and legends.

You heard me, LEGENDS!

My gnome-cestors might be ancient and mythical but I am  ...  LEGENDARY!!!!

And, I'm an Aries!


  1. Personally, I'm not looking forward to getting ancient. But then, I won't look nearly as cute as you when I do, Stormy.

    MJ, A to Z Challenge Co-Host
    Writing Tips
    Effectively Human
    Lots of Crochet Stitches

  2. You certainly are the stuff legends are made of...in alphabetical order no less!

  3. Those crazy gnomes and their crazy lineage. lol. This is neat, can't wait to see the rest.

    Brandon Ax: Writer's Storm

  4. Hi, Heather. Stormy doesn't look a day over 100! He's not ancient yet. ;) And I'm sure he has quite a fascinating lineage!

    Happy A to Z-ing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines

  5. Talk of ancient makes me a little nervous because some days I feel a little ancient. lol

  6. This should be legendary.
    Fun topic!
    Cheers for another A to Z challenge
    A Plus!

  7. I wish I knew my ancient lineage! Way to go stormy! oh and i am a pisces Teresa From the following sites Fangirl Next Door, Stormy's Sidekick, Quackin Over Disney Geek On!

  8. LOL! I can go back about 160 years, but that's it.

  9. Hey, I'm pretty legendary too. Yup. Me and my cheese. ;)

  10. What a fun post! Certainly looking forward to more of these!

  11. I love gnomes! And I'm an Aries too!

  12. GREAT idea for a theme! Stormy, you are legendary, and your rousing speech yesterday is one of the best uses of a movie quote I've ever heard. That is saying a lot since movie quoting is an Olympic-level sport in my family!
    So Stormy, I'm awarding your this (virtual - Jeremy is on hiatus or I'm sure he'd make me a fabulous one...) Gold Medal In Movie Quoting (a little known event in both the summer and winter Olympics!)
    Tina @ Life is Good
    A to Z Team @ Blogging From A to Z April Challenge 2014

  13. Stormy you rock !Wish I could have a cute gnome like Stormy

  14. So I'll be interested in what gnomes know, and be back to see if Stormy impresses. . .

    Ancient is a good start, and I know a few Aries, you have to keep a eye on them. . .

  15. Funny post! Oh, and I'm also an Aries. ;) My birthday is on the 12th. :D

  16. Happy Blog Blitz!!
    Those gnomes kinda scare me...

  17. Happy Blog Blitz!!
    Those gnomes kinda scare me...

  18. Yerss, Stormy. You are most certainly a legend or is that 'leg end'? Sorry Story, couldn't resist...

    It's good to see you again.


  19. LOL.

    I don't know... my tribe is pretty old. But we aren't as well known as you, oh great gnome.

    Stopping by from the #atozchallenge !

    And have a great blitz day, too!

  20. The Travelocity Gnome would be so proud.

    Stopping by for the A to Z Challenge. We are highlighting amazing authors this month. Check us out HERE.

  21. Thanks for the laugh today, Stormy!
    Happy Blitz Day!

  22. Definitely legendary, Stormy! Happy A-Z Launch day!

  23. Stormy! Dude, long time no see. Love the clouds in that picture. Well, I definitely feel ancient and I used to know a cat named Aries, so there you go.

  24. This deserves at least a smiley - at least your not an Alien
    Reflex Reactions

  25. Are you a minion?

    #352 needs to re-write her address, leave the period out. Found my way anyway.

  26. Is #356 on this or not? no appropriate post...mention of A to Z.

  27. P.S. Happy early Blitz Day!!!! :D

  28. Yay, Stormy! You GO, gnome! Happy Blitz Day to you and Ms. Heather.

  29. I love this post! Quick and fun to read. Looking forward to more.

  30. I have a friend who abhors gnomes. I think I should direct him here. Now. Yesterday. Forever.

    I'm feeling sort of ancient. I talk in ancient languages with words like typewriter. Television antaennae (Can't even remember how to spell it!) dial a phone. Record player.


    Happy A to Zing!

    Julie Jordan Scott
    A to Z Challenge Participant/2011,12,13,14.....
    The Bold Writer from A to Z

  31. Not only is it "A" day here, it's also Blitz day for you! :D Happy day, happy day!

    That is one great pic of Stormy with the grey cloudage. Love it. :)

  32. Hello Stormy Aries .. I love Gnomes and decided on short posts this year so I was thrilled to see that your is wonderful and short ! Go Ancient Soul! http://4covert2overt.blogspot.com/

  33. Super Cute!! Looking forward to following your blog. Kudos to you! ~Jamie, from A-Z Challenge. =)

  34. Alex – You know it!!

    M.J. – He does retain his good looks.

    SA – There are SO many! I had no idea. : )

    Andrea – He is stuffed all right! Thank you!

    Brandon – So so so crazy! TY!

    Laura – He’s been around the block a time or two! Thanks for coming!

    Cathy – I feel it, too. I do.

    Dragon – Thank you and thanks for coming.

    Teresa – YOU ROCK AND GEEK!!

    L. Diane – That’s still quite the history!

    Tony – Ha! I hope so!

    Crystal – Yes! Cheese will be your legacy!

    randi lee – Thank you! Hope to see you for B!

    cintascorner – Hi! Gnomes are fun and kooky! Mostly kooky!

    Tina – Gold Medal in Movie Quoting! That is AMAZINGLY AWESOME!! Thank you! : )

    Deborah – Thanks for stopping in.

    Anoosha – He is pretty cool. (and annoying.)

    D.G. – Uh oh. The pressure to entertain! I hope I pull it off!

    Chrys – Nice! Thanks for coming!

    Kelley – Blitz? That’s so great! Thank you!

    Kelley – So great…twice!

    sjp – Thank you!

    Fe – Groan! Thank you for coming to see us!

    J. Lenni – Great Gnome! Not sure I’ll tell him you said that. He’s got a big head under that hat! TY!

    Masquerade Crew – Thank you for stopping in!

    Jenni – My pleasure! A Blitz sounds nice!

    Mel – Thank you! Thanks for coming by today!

    Tamara – We have a lot in common! Thanks for the visit! We appreciate it.

    Ida – Thanks for the confidence!

    Susan – I sent your two issues on to the tech guys. Thanks for pointing them out!

    Chrys – TY! Blitz? Well, that’s 3 times I’ve seen that word. Hmmmm.

    Sarah – Thank you! Thanks for coming!

    lillian888 – Thank you! Another Blitz mention! I’m thrilled!

    Renee – Thanks! I’m glad to hear it!

    Julie – I know of all the words you speak, friend. We are in unison!

    Trisha – Blitz day! That’s awesome! Thank you for coming!

    M.C.V. – Short is his middle name. TY! : )

    Jamie – Thank you! I appreciate the visit!

    Beth – Awesome! Thank you for coming!

  35. Happy blitz day, and what a fun start to the A-Z challenge!

  36. Happy Blitz day. Your gnome will like this one.
    Hope to read all about the gnome.
    http:// www.inderpreetkaur.blogspot.in

  37. This was quite an ambitious post. I can't help but feel teased, yet, I know a few Aries, so I guess we have something in common...maybe. Ha!

    Happy A-to-Z Day!


  38. I'm glad I found your blog. I love gnomes!

  39. This should be lots of fun, I absolutely love the theme. I am looking forward to seeing what else Stormy can do that I cannot.

    A-to-Z Challenge 2014
    Mighty Minion of Co-Host Nicole Ayers
    @Safireblade on Twitter

  40. Haha! So awesome and yet so short. I love it.

    Visions of Other Worlds

  41. But, that's gnominal, right?! :P

  42. The naughty little gnome! Fun fella he is. Hope bright sunshine come to you soon and Yes! You have been blitz'd.


  43. bahaha! I love garden gnomes. Can't wait to see what else Stormy has in store for us. I'm going to start telling people my descendants are legendary and see where that gets me...

  44. Stormy is the most famous gnome of GnomoVille/GnomoLand!
    Absolutely gnome-tastic
    Happy Blog Blitz Day!
    Writer In Transit

  45. Hey Heather!! Happy Blog Blitz Day to you! Enjoy the A to Z Challenge! Although I can't participate this year, I'm proudly sporting the Supporter Badge on my Blog!! :) Enjoy the rest of your blitzing! I'm going to continue some more of my IWSG co-hosting duties before I get some shut-eye! :D Lily - Eva

  46. Loving Stormy the Gnome. This is my first visit over here but I'll back to see what else gnome's can do.

    Happy Blog Blitz!

  47. Happy Blog Blitz Day to Stormy the Weather Gnome! Not sure if you can do magic Stormy, but if you can, please send some spring weather up north to Canada! :D

  48. Fab or should I say 'A'mazing! Nice to connect and follow an AtoZ organiser.
    Twitter: WriterBizWoman

  49. Happy Blitz Day and yes you are a Legend, Stormy!

  50. Between this post and the next, I'd say you and Stormy are going to be busy!! :)

    You've been BLITZED!!


  51. Go gnomes :-) Happy #Blitz to you and Stormy!

  52. Duncan – Thank you! Happy to have you here!

    Inderpreet – Stormy is loving all this blog LOVE! TY!

    Nicole – Thank you. We are going w/ the less is more theory!

    PlanetKimberly – I’m so glad cause I’ve got two!!

    Majk – I hope I can keep you well entertained!

    Jessica – Thank you! I appreciate you stopping in!

    Roshni – Groan. Groan. Groan. : ) Thank you for that!

    Inderpreet – I feel blitzed blessed!

    Andi-Roo – You have to say it in CAPS though! Good luck!

    Michelle – Thank you! He appreciates that, SO MUCH!

    Lilica – Wonderful! Thank you for coming! Support of all kinds is awesome!

    Heather – The gnome is wily. Be careful! You might fall for him. : )

    Erin – As soon as we get some spring in NY we will send it your way. Heat is still on in my house. BRRRRRRR.

    Comley – Thanks for coming today! Nice to meet you too!

    A Daft Scots Lass – So nice to hear from you again!!!

    Carolyn – Thanks so much! I love the BLITZ!

    bartaub.com – Thank you! Thanks for the visit!

    DL - YOU ROCK! Thank you so much for choosing me! What an amazing surprise! TY!

    Susan – Gnome RULE! Thank you! Appreciate your time!

    This is really wonderful! Thanks for the comments and the blitzing!

  53. Yes, you are legendary, Stormy! :)

  54. Great blog! Can't wait to see what he comes up with next .... I think Stormy would need tying down here today too. :)

  55. Great blog! Can't wait to see what he comes up with next .... I think Stormy would need tying down here today too. :)

  56. Awww Hub is an Aries, and he's legendary in my life. It's gonna be epic tracking Stormy through the stormy month of April showers.

  57. Love Gnomes. I have a bunch of them doing things in my garden.



  58. Yay Stormy and Yay Heather! You all are rocking this Challenge!

    Thanks for everything you've been doing.

    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

  59. Christine – He likes to think so! Thank you for coming!

    Fil – Thanks for stopping in from windy Ireland!

    bemuzin.com – I hope so. No pressure, right? : ) TY!

    Brenda – Thank you! Thanks for coming over to visit!

    Arlee – I have so many great teachers! Thank you and your awesome team!


  60. So much win. We want Gnomes in our garden but are caught up in Chicken Coup Fever right now.


  61. oh, this is an exciting visit. Stormy is back and it's a blitz day for you both :)

  62. The Blitz comment Fairy drops by~

    Happy to discover your blog and to even know that you are a fellow A to Zeder. Your theme is intriguing and I am going to keep coming back to the great gnome for nuggets of sage advice. Good luck!

  63. scruffy-duck - With real chickens? Okay, that could be fun! TY!

    Rhonda - It's very exciting! Thanks for coming by!

    Blogwati Gee - Thanks so much! I appreciate the visit!


  64. awesome and happy belated birthday!

  65. I love your theme idea! Looking forward to more gnomes!

    Jessica | Beagles and Bargains


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