Tuesday, April 16, 2013

N-Nominations For the Liebster!

Howdy folks!

My friend Jodie (http://sothisis40-really.blogspot.com/) nominated me for a Liebster Award.  Thanks again, Jodie!  What an honor!

It's a really good way to network and get to know our fellow bloggers.

The rules are simple enough, actually...

1. Anyone with less than 200 followers can be nominated for a Liebster.

2. Each nominee should post eleven facts about herself or himself.

3. Each nominee should answer the eleven questions that are asked by the person doing the nominating.

4. Choose eleven new bloggers to nominate for the Award and link them in the post.

5. Create eleven new questions for your nominees.

6. Go back to their pages and tell them they've been nominated.

7. No tag backs.

And here are my nominees of blogs that are amazing for any number of reasons including the thought provoking, humorous, inspiring, or creative blogs. Keep up the good work!

My eleven nominations:

Eleven Questions for my nominees...

1) What is your favorite board game?

2) You're having a dinner party.  Which four people, living or dead, would you invite?

3) Who produced your most intense movie star crush?

4) What historical event would you most want to have seen?

5) If you had unlimited funds, what would be the first organization you would support?

6) If you had to live in a country other than your own, which would it be?

7) What is your favorite book length work, and, in a couple of sentences, why?

8) If you could bestow one piece of advice to the leader of your country, what would that be?

9) What is your favorite comfort food?

10) If you had to recommend a book to a ten year-old girl, what would it be?

11) How about for a ten year-old boy?

Questions asked of me:

1. If you could experience anything again for the first time, what would it be?

First love ... that happy/sad feeling that lets you know you're alive.
2. If you could change one thing in history, what would it be?

The Holocost.
3. How do you think the world would change from your answer to #2?

I would hope we'd experience more tolerance and love for those we perceive as different.

4. What's your happy song?

"Let's Go Fly a Kite" from the movie "Mary Poppins."

5. What scent are you wearing?

I have to be careful and spell this right, or I'm in deep doo-doo.  It's FCUK 3 HIM.

6. What's the most important thing you would tell your 16yo self?

Big boys don't cry, but men do.

7. Described your town/country in one sentence.

Dallas, Texas becomes Dollars Taxes.
8. Sweet or savoury?


9. What are the five best things about women?

1) Compassion
2) Protectiveness
3) Intelligence
4) Loyalty
5) Courage

10. What are the five best things about men?

See the above list.

11. Who would play you in a movie?

John Malkovich

Eleven random facts about me:

1) I once taught recreational SCUBA diving

2) My mother grew up with J. R. (Johnny) Cash.

3) As a baby, I was held by Elvis Presley.

4) I was one of the idiots standing outside Buckingham Palace when Prince Charles and Lady Diana were married, and have the pictures to prove it.

5) I survived the L. A. Earthquake of 1994.

6) I have a cat named Captain Hook.

7) I have more than 300 celebrity autographs.

8) My father's mother was born in 1893, and I was held in the arms of her mother.

9) My great-grandfather made his own moonshine.

10) Far and away, my favorite novel is Charles Dickens' "favourite child," ­David Copperfield.

11) The first movie I remember seeing in the theater was "The Ten Commandments."


  1. Thank you so much for the nomination...much appreciated.

  2. Thanks for the nomination, working in the 11 questions now, and nominations.


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