These are comments that we received with our awards, and we would like to share them with you.
From Bill Darling: Hello Pat, Congratulations!!......Your site definitely qualifies for the "Critical Mass Award". A very nice site, good design, clever graphics, great photos, and your content is informative, entertaining, presented well and easy to access. A worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web. Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, fun and attractive place to visit. I really enjoyed my visit to your site and will return again when time permits :) Cheers,...Bill Darling
From Caitlin Jacob (win_an_award.homestead.com): I would be honored to give you both the awards that you applied for. Your site is beautiful, and it is obvious that you deserve both awards. ~Caitlin
From David: Dear Pat: Thank you for applying for one of my awards. I am happy to award you with both awards that you have applied for.
From Ted Miller, Nu-Horizons Design Studio: Hello Pat, We thank you for inviting us to visit your home on the Internet. We applaud your site's ease of navigation, unique graphic displays and content. It is with great pleasure that we give you the following awards; "Personal" site award---because you requested it. "Family" site award---as your site has many facets of this category. "Webmaster" award---for site layout and presentation. Please notify us when you have posted the award, and then we will add your site to our honour role. Should you list your awards by country, this award is from Canada. Regards, Ted Miller, Awards Coordinator, Nu-Horizons Design Studio
From M Q: Hi Pat, Congratulations on winning the Award of Merit! Because the award is very prestigious, that means that your site is one of the absolute best on the Internet. Many sites enter, but very few make the cut. Your site has met and surpassed the award requirements for The Award of Merit. This award symbolizes excellence and high quality standards, all demonstrated by your website. Again, we extend our sincerest congratulations to you for the hard work you invested in creating a successful website.
From http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/Village/7961/form.html, Deven Ward: Congrats on a well thought out site and idea. It's my pleasure to bestow on you and your page my Golden Page Award. Keep up the great work!!! Deven
From (http://www.geocities.com/kittykatz100/) Katie: i really enjoyed your site! thanks for letting us meet your family and it is great to see the causes you support! i really loved your cgi landscapes - how did you do those? really neat! enjoy your award and God Bless! Katie
From (http://www.geocities.com/johnsankey.geo/winaward.html) John Sankey: A fascinating site. I'm delighted to welcome you to the award winners. Best wishes, John
From (http://carousel.tedi.net/index.html) Theda Fritz: I am enclosing my Outstanding Site award for you. Very nice job you have done on your site.
From The Orchid Lady: Thank you for taking the time to apply for the "2001 Humming Bird award"! AND.... Congratulations!! You have won the "2001 Humming Good Page" Award in recognition of all your hard work in creating your page.
From http://www.blueberrycreekproductions.com, Maureen McCullough: my congratulations to member Pat Goltz for being awarded my Photographic Excellence Award, Artistic Excellence Award, and my Website Design Excellence Award for her outstanding website. Surprise, Pat, i thought it would be pretty cool for you to learn about these awards in the newsletter.
From (http://www.geocities.com/yours1st/) Sharon: I have went to your site and its very beautifull.
From Karen (http://www.geocities.com/karsamuk/index.html): Thankyou for claiming your webring members award. I have great pleasure in attaching it with this message. This new award is exclusively given to websites in any of the "New Millennium" group of rings. Any site which doesn`t meet ring criteria will not be accepted into the rings or be eligible for this award. You should feel proud of your site, you have worked extremely hard and deserve a little bonus, this award is my bonus especially for you and other ring members. Congratulations.
I have just thoroughly enjoyed revisiting your site and have great pleasure in sending the attached awards with my compliments. Thanks again and Congratulations.
From Carol ~aka~ Coco: Hi Pat Goltz Well done you have won 1 of my Award :)
From Karen (http://petalperfect.hispeed.com/petalperfect/index.html): In the meantime, I've enclosed a "special" award for you for providing me the inspiration to write an outstanding article. It contains a little pearl (representing the pearls of wisdom that you sent my way.) I hope that you will display it on your site and know, when you look at it, that it is a gift from a new friend who appreciates everything you've done.
From Star*Shine: Thank you sooo much for the wonderful compliment!
From Brenda: Here is my award page, please take one for you website, I agree with your opinion of abortion 100%.
From Karen, aka Stargazer: I love the backgrounds Pat!.
From Lauren at Stringstuff: Thank you for keeping your codebar active and in the webring. As my expression of appreciation, I am awarding each of you with a little award.
From Larry Hall (http://members.nbci.com/lghall/): Hi Pat, I have just visited your site and found it to be very deserving of our award. Very professional, interesting and easy to navigate. Keep up the great work!
From (http://www.geocities.com/sassme.geo/helptyler.html) Sass: We really would like to let everyone know how much their help and support meant to us. Please display this with our heartfelt thanks for all you've done. Again, we thank you. We have certainly all learned how many wonderful people God has made!
From The Helms Family: CONGRATULATIONS! We are honored to present your website with the Suzi Helms Memorial Award for Excellence. This award is presented to family or personal web sites that have an unashamedly Christian presence and demonstrate a striving for the Quality of Excellence in their construction and presentation that our Lord Jesus Christ calls us to in all areas of our life. Again, congratulations and may God bless you and yours exceedingly abundantly beyond your wildest dreams. In Christ, The Helms Family
From Melanie at Newfan Ministries (newfan.org): Congratulations! We have reviewed your site and believe it certainly deserves the Golden Dove Award! Very nicely done! Once again, congratulations on an awesome Christian website! melanie, newfan ministries
From (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/9787/) Kathy: Hi!! I love your pages. At least those that I saw...Anyway, I am sending you some of my awards. God bless you and keep up the great work! I'll have to come back later when I have more time. I will be putting a link on my page to yours soon. Thanks for visiting me, Kathy
From (http://www.geocities.com/heavensdoor2us/home.html) Brad and Karen: HI PAT, GREETINGS IN THE NAME OF THE LORD. HERE IS THE AWARD THAT YOU WANTED. PLEASE EXCEPT THIS WITH ALL OF OUR LOVE. GOLD BLESS BRAD AND KAREN
From (http://www.geocities.com/heavensdoor2us/home.html) Brad and Karen, a surprise visit: God bless you. Please except our award for helping spread the gospel of Jesus Christ.
From Joe DiGiovanna at Hidden Manna Fellowship (http://www.kingdomquest.com/joeog/manna.htm): Dear Pat Goltz ( Seghea ) I have just reviewed your website and there is no doubt that your site glorifies the name of Jesus and that your motive is to spread the Word of God. You have done a beautiful job and it would be an honor for us if you would display the award you have chosen on your site. Thanks again for applying for the Bread of Life Award and God Bless.
From Eve Ray: Memorial Day is usually thought of as being for service men, but I have to think of it also for the millions of little innocent unborn babies who were slaughtered! Your site is wonderful, thanks for all the hard work you've put into it. Of course you may have the awards.
From Glynis: Congratulations! Your page about abortion was extremely well planned with information, links, and creative writing. It gives me great pleasure to present the Outstanding Service Award to you, Pat.
From Glynis: Please tell Becky that I applaud her efforts. Wishing you serenity, Glynis
From Kristy: Congratulations on an outstanding martial arts site! Friends in the Martial Arts, Kristy
From George Sotirhos: It's a very good site. I like it. The terragen pics you create are not so photorealistic but more visual and artistic. I like also the colors you use. I will give you an award.
From Robert E. Lattel: Congratulations you have been awarded the "World Web Award of Excellence". Your site meets all of our qualifications that makes for a great site. We enjoyed our visit to your site, keep up the good work.
From Sarit: Thank you for applying for my award, I have had a look into your site and still am as there's so much to see. it would be my pleasure to present you with an award...Have a great day, Sarit.
My appreciation to Wizzle for some of the background material.