I got nominated!

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Good afternoon World!

I was very surprised – and delighted – to have been nominated to receive the Liebster Award from  http://www.weblessyourheart.com .  Now you can find out some perfectly random facts about me while I answer the questions that were posed.  Ready?  Here we go!

11 Totally Random Things About Me

  1. I teach sixth graders, and have for eight years now.
  2. I taught in a two room schoolhouse for one year in Nebraska.  I had the classroom on the ground level, and taught Kindergarten through Fourth grade – all content areas, and fifth – eighth grade – Science.
  3. I ran for a pageant at Scottsdale Community College two times, and won the title the second time.
  4. I presented awards (usually a silver bowl, plate, or cup) to Tennessee Walking Horse Show winners when I was a child at a couple of shows.
  5. All of my pets are rescue animals.
  6. I love the music from the twenties, thirties, forties, and Rockabilly.
  7. I’m a die-hard Heavy Metal Fan
  8. I’ve seen Yanni in concert – truly amazing!
  9. I’m trying to lower my triglyceride levels, so I’m now reading labels and watching what I’m eating.
  10. I love, love, love to read!
  11. I’m an only child and grandchild.  My son is also an only child and grandchild.

Questions Answered…

1.  Who or what is Liebster? No clue – sad, isn’t it?
2.  How long have you been blogging?
About a year and a half on this blog.
3.  Do you have animals?
YES!
4.  Are you still in contact with any of your high school friends?
No.
5.  What is your favorite tree?
The cottonwoods that live in Oklahoma and Kansas.  Not the Arizona cottonwoods though – I’m allergic to them!
6.  Do you have an artistic side you have expressed?
Yes, I make beaded jewelry and try to draw.
7.  Do you enjoy getting together with your family?
Yes.
8.  Do you blog on WordPress.com or WordPress.org?
WordPress.com
9.  What is your favorite color?
It’s a tie – turquoise and Coral
10.  Do you take or do or believe in natural, alternative health?
I believe and practice natural, alternative health.
11.  What do you wish I had asked you?
  How much coffee do I drink in a day?

Now it’s my turn to nominate eleven blogs, and nominate them for the Liebster Award – then pose eleven questions for them to answer.  The blogs I’ve chosen are…

  1. http://valeriudgbarbu.wordpress.com/
  2. http://cbwentworth.wordpress.com/
  3. http://tonettedelaluna.wordpress.com/
  4. http://ninidee.wordpress.com/
  5. http://warpednerdiversity.blogspot.com/
  6. http://destinationfiction.blogspot.ca/
  7. http://bev-thebevelededge.blogspot.com/
  8. http://silencingthebell.blogspot.co.uk/
  9. http://cathandlingwriter.wordpress.com/
  10. http://rosieamber.wordpress.com/
  11. http://organizationandinspirationforfellowwriters.wordpress.com/

Here are my questions…

  1. Are you a coffee drinker or a tea drinker?
  2. Do you have any pets?  If so, what?
  3. How long have you been blogging?
  4. If you were a super hero, who would you be and why?
  5. Name one book/magazine you’ve read lately that really inspired you to do something.
  6. If you found a magic lamp and had ONLY three wishes, what would they be?
  7. Have you ever visited another country?  If so, where?
  8. Name something that is unusual about you.
  9. If you could spend the night in a haunted house, would you?
  10. Do you believe in reincarnation?
  11. What’s your favorite thing to eat?
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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tara Tyler Robinson (@taratylertalks)
    May 06, 2013 @ 01:14:23

    yay for your award and for finishing a to z month!
    beautiful pictures, warm and friendly. i especially liked un w/the mad hatter!

    Reply

  2. Rosie Amber
    May 06, 2013 @ 06:50:24

    Thanks Julia, most honoured.

    Reply

  3. Martine Frampton
    May 06, 2013 @ 09:05:47

    Hi Julia, how lovely to be offered an award. Really enjoyed visiting the other people who you have nominated, an interesting selection and I followed a couple of them too.

    Reply

  4. L.G. Keltner (@LGKeltner)
    May 06, 2013 @ 14:59:35

    Thanks for the award! I’m a little behind on dealing with awards since I’ve been focused on A-Z for the last month, but I’ll try to post about this as soon as I get the chance!

    Reply

  5. C.B. Wentworth
    May 06, 2013 @ 16:59:33

    Congrats and thank you for passing it along to me! 🙂

    Reply

  6. Beverly Fox
    May 06, 2013 @ 21:31:50

    Congratulations. Julia! And thank you so much for sending it one to me. I will have my reply up as soon as possible!

    Reply

  7. Linda Govik
    May 07, 2013 @ 06:35:31

    Thank you so much for the award, I’m honoured (and proud as a peacock 😀 )
    I agree with Martine, as well: the other nominees make an interesting selection indeed. Always lovely to find more inspiring people to follow – including yourself 🙂

    Reply

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  9. Beverly Fox
    May 09, 2013 @ 15:55:15

    Reply

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  11. Denise Reashore
    May 11, 2013 @ 15:34:19

    Congrats! Thank you for nominating me.

    Reply

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