Hi, John -
Had a look at your blog, and saw Gnorman (love the name)!
I was just wondering how garden gnomes (I assume Gnorman is of that sub-species) are regarded in the
Might amuse you.
C. in the
Hi, C. in the
First, thanks for reading my blog! Sorry for the delay in the reply, but I had a 4 day weekend this weekend. :-)
As for gnomes here in the
As for my buddy Gnorman, he's actually something called a Gnomad, in which you are supposed to photograph the traveling gnome in your city, and then hand him off to someone else who is going to another place. A website for the gnomads helps keep track of your gnome and where he's been.
This is a unique idea suited for our mobile society that keeps in touch via the Internet. When I go to
By the way, I asked Gnorman about whether he hangs in gardens like other gnomes, and he said, "Heck no! I have allergies! That's why I'm a traveling gnome!" I guess all gnomes can't be gardeners. ;-)
If you don't mind, I'd like to post your e-mail and my reply to it onto my blog. I will keep you anonymous, of course. I'd like to do that because of the info you provided below, and because your communicating with me from the
Thanks, and God bless
Dear John –
>Sorry for the delay in the reply, but I had a 4 day weekend this weekend. :-)
Yeah, my heart bleeds for you! (No, not really!) :D
This was the first time I’d heard about Gnomad. It’s certainly better than being the common garden variety (literally!) – you get to see the world!
I heard the following story – probably apocryphal – more than ten years ago in the
C. in the
Dear C. in the
I don't know who created the Gnomads, but if the story you told me is true, it might indeed be the basis of the creation of the Gnomad line. I wouldn't be surprised.