Feeling So Honored

It was a bit of a Sally Field moment for me last night (You like me, you really like me), when I was presented the Lowell Thomas Gold Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation for the “Best Guidebook 2010” for my book, Frommer’s 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference. The award was unexpected (not a surprise last night, but it was a huge surprise when they informed me a few weeks ago) and a nice up moment on what has been a roller coaster of a year.

You needn’t read my book to find a way to be of service…but find a way. Volunteer. Be bigger than you are, audacious in what you decide to accomplish, and unstoppable in your cause, whatever that may be.

4 responses to this post.

  1. Congratulations Andrew! We love the work you’re doing. Keep it up!


  2. Congratulations Andrew! I really love your blog. I am an AmeriCorps volunteer right now and it’s so nice to read your blog posts and know that there are so many ways to make a difference, no matter the stage of you life. Great work!


  3. What a stud, fellow traveler!


  4. Posted by diane on December 9, 2010 at 10:05 PM

    well done and well deserved.
    you have made a difference in so many lives.
    enjoy the honor…..And we do like you, we really, really like you.
    love to you…..


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