The Liebster Blog Award

Lili, I am so excited about the Liebster Blog Award nomination. This is a first for my little blog. So, of course I just had to post this.


These are the rules for the Liebster Blog Award:

  • List eleven random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 11 other bloggers for the Liebster Award.
  • Notify these bloggers.
  • Ask them eleven questions that the bloggers must answer upon accepting the Liebster Award.
  • Answer eleven questions that you were asked when you were nominated.


  1. Even though I live in Miami (Go Heat!) I’m a rabid Detroit Pistons fan.
  2. I don’t like football because I can never see the ball.
  3. I ‘m still training to be a long distance runner.
  4. I am addicted to French macaroons which I make and devour.
  5. I love red wine, particularly Malbec.
  6. Thanksgiving to Christmas is my favorite time of the year.
  7. My favorite country singers (in a dead heat for 1st fav) are Rascal Flatts and the Zach Brown Band.
  8. My bucket list includes seeing one of my short screenplays at a film festival.
  9. I could eat a good mac and cheese all day, every day.
  10. I hate hamburgers.
  11. I learned to ski in Zermatt.



  1. What inspired you to start a blog? I simply wanted a forum for my thoughts and some writing that I had already started.
  2. Who was the most influential person in your life? The most influential person in my life was my Uncle Robert. One post on the blog is about him.
  3. If you had $1,000 to give to a charity, which one would you choose? I choose Meals on Wheels to help seniors.
  4. If you could spend one day with anyone, living or deceased, who would it be and why?  I would visit with Napoleon Bonaparte. I am convinced thoroughly that, in another lifetime, I was his Josephine.
  5. What is your favorite book genre? I love history, specifically U.S. History.
  6. What is your favorite movie of all time? How Green Was My Valley.
  7. What do you do for relaxation? I run for relaxation.
  8. What are two of your favorite hobbies? Reading and skiing.
  9. Do you normally plan things in advance or do you usually run on impulse? I’m an impulse kind of gal.
  10. Do you have any pets? If so, what kind? No pets, unless gold-fish count.
  11. Who is your favorite author, musician or actor? (Your choice) Fav author is William Faulkner. I love his characters, all rich and believable, and his style of writing.


  1. What’s your best rainy day activity?
  2. What object would you take to plant on the moon?
  3. Your best destination for a road trip is where?
  4. What’s your favorite food?
  5. What was the last movie to make you cry?
  6. What do you like best about blogging?
  7. What is the worst thing about blogging?
  8. If you were an animal, what would you be?
  9. Who is your favorite cartoon character?
  10. Who is your favorite band?
  11. When did you stop believing in the Easter Bunny?

Thank you so much, Lili, for my nomination. As a newly minted blogger it means the world to me.  Now, I’m looking forward to the responses of my nominees.


  1. I want to apologise for taking so long to acknowledge my nomination here! Thank you! I’m always pleasantly surprised when I get notified of these. Hopefully I’ll get a chance to do a post of my own; haven’t been too well lately, but once I’m better…!

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