Thank you, Sara Letourneau, http://saraletourneau.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/the-liebster-award/ for nominating me for the Liebster Award! The award is for bloggers with 200 followers or less and allows each nominee to “pay it forward” to other up- and- coming blogs.
What do bloggers need to do when they receive a Liebster Award?
- Accept the award, post the Liebster Award logo at the top of your post, and link back to the person who nominated you.
- Answer the 11 questions provided.
- List 11 random facts about yourself.
- Ask 11 questions (different from the ones you were asked) for your Liebster Award nominees.
- Nominate 11 other people / blogs, and inform them of the award.
Here are the 11 Questions Sara asked her nominees & my answers:
- What book are you currently reading?
I just finished Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys and it was fabulous! (Book Review coming soon!)
- Do you read any poetry? And if so, who are your favorite poets?
I don’t read poetry very often but my favorite poets are Edgar Allen Poe & Sylvia Plath.
- What is your favorite “escape?” (A vacation spot, a place to do your creative work, etc.)
Anywhere near water, especially the ocean. I also love to visit my grandparents in Ocala, Florida each summer. I always feel like Cameron Diaz in the movie “In Her Shoes.” ;
- What song left an intense emotional impact on you the first time you heard it?
Pearl Jam’s “Black”
My favorite lyrics of all time- “I know someday you’ll have a beautiful life, I know you’ll be a star in somebody else’s sky, but why can’t it be in mine?”
- Are you an early worm or a night owl?
Strangely, I’m both! But I’m not an afternoon person- that’s when I feel crabby and tired.
- If you could pick any meal for dinner tonight, what would it be?
Grandma’s waffles with chicken and gravy.
- What is your favorite word at the moment?
- What is your favorite social media website?
My blog and other people’s blogs 😉
- Describe the room you’re sitting in right now.
It’s my favorite room in my new house- my office! Hard wood floors, fresh grey/blue paint, large fire place with floor to ceiling wooden bookshelves on either side
- If you had a newspaper in front of you, what section would you read first?
If it were a Sunday paper, I’d read the little Parade magazine first.
- Name one thing you’re grateful for.
11 Random Facts About Me:
- My favorite board game is Scrabble.
- I’m a coffee addict.
- I love to travel and have been to 38 states.
- I went sky diving to conquer my fear of heights but that fear intensified!
- I’ve had a ton of jobs- I was a coffee barista, bartender, paper girl, worked for my uncle’s paving company, was a receptionist at a hair and tanning salon, nanny, waitress at a Chinese food restaurant & a country club, worked at “Bath & Body Works” and “American Outfitters,” worked at a winery, worked at a day care, currently a school counselor…
- I’m an introvert but am mistaken for an extrovert.
- My favorite pie is pumpkin.
- My favorite season is fall.
- I was born a month early, less than an hour before Friday the 13th.
- I’ll be 33 in less than a month.
- I like olives but only the green ones.
11 Questions for My Liebster Nominees:
- What is an item that symbolizes you best?
- Do you enjoy ice cream? If so, what’s your favorite flavor?
- What movie have you watched over and over again?
- What book have you read over and over again?
- What is one fear you can’t seem to shake?
- What word describes you best?
- Are you more an optimist or pessimist?
- If you’ve read Divergent, which faction would you belong to?
- What was your favorite subject in school?
- Are you a cat or a dog person?
- Do you prefer coffee or tea?
My 11 Nominees Are:
- Leigh Giza http://leighgiza.wordpress.com/
- Leila Gaskins http://writeami.wordpress.com/
- Shawna Christos: http://sgchris.livejournal.com/
- Tammy Schmitt: http://ts-casamariposa.blogspot.com/
- The Novel Reviewer: http://www.thenovelreviewer.com/
- Katherine Gotthardt: http://writersforacause.org/
- Patty: http://petitemagique.wordpress.com/
- A K Anderson: http://authorakanderson.wordpress.com/
- Mohamed: http://moossama88.wordpress.com/
- Cary: http://authorunpublished.wordpress.com/