Reply to RE: Proudest Award
Maureen_Martinez at ccmail.us.dell.com
Thu May 2 08:10:46 PDT 1996
>>I have been thinking about the question concerning awards and recognition.
>>While I have been fortunate to receive several AOA level service and arts
>>awards, the most special one I received was a Principality Award that
>>carried no rank. I was the last person to be inducted into the Order of the
>>Madonnas of Ansteorra, before the Order was closed forever. At the time,
>>other than Princess Katerina who was the Principal of the Order, I was the
>>only person in the Order that did not have their own child or children. It
>>was for the work that I did with Simon and Tessa's children, along with many
>>others, that I received this award.
>>This was also way before we had the Ministry of Children.
>>I have watched these children grow, and I have suffered the loss of these
>>children. But I like to think that I made their experiences in the Society
>>happy and safe ones.
>>The recognition that has meant the most to me has not been done in court,
>>but in Word Fame from my friends throughout the Kingdom. This will always
>>mean more to me than any piece of jewelry that tarnishes or a scroll that
>>will yellow with age.
>>Lady Zahra Zena Theanos
My Dear Lady,
What an inspiration you are to us.
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