Liebster Blog Award Winner

A very nice blogger friend  has tagged me for this award. A big thank you to Aloi over at guiltless reading. I am always amazed by the kindness that my online friends have shown me since I began LadyD Books. I'd like to share some information about this special award because I may be passing it on to some of you!

The Liebster Blog Award is given to bloggers with less than 200 followers ...  and is a sneaky way to get to know the person behind the blog. So, you can see I qualify and love each and every one of my dear readers!

From what has been shared with me, I now know that Liebster is a German word which means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome. (Awh, thanks so much Aloi!)

Here are the rules:
  1. Each person must post 1 fact about themselves 
  2. Answer 11 questions the tagger has given you and give 11 questions for the people you've tagged. 
  3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post. Tell them you've tagged them. 
  4. Remember, no tag backs. 

 Here are my Questions from Aloi of guiltless reading.
  1. Aside from books, what else are you interested in?
  2. Why did you decide to start blogging about books and reading? How are you finding it so far?
  3. Bestest, the most favourite book you've ever read? Why?
  4. E-book, paperback, hardbound? Why?
  5. What childhood book do you credit for getting you started as a "real" reader?
  6. Most memorable literary character?
  7. What genre are you most happy/comfortable reading?
  8. Do you ever get a "hangover" from over-reading? What does it feel like?
  9. What do you like to eat or drink while reading?
  10. What book intimidates/scares you most ... but you would still like to read?
  11. Choose one question from the many questions already asked of me ... and answer! 
My Answers:

1. I am very interested in teaching others how to play the piano.
2. My blogging adventure started after becoming a grandma as a way to share my grand-parenting adventures and has quickly grown into a personal blog featuring children’s book reviews and giveaways. I love the blogging world. I've met some very nice folks online.
3. The Guardian of Kelmar, Laurie Sepesi because I couldn't put it down. Sobbed deeply at the end.
4. Hardback feels good reading to my grandkids but more and more, we're cuddling up w/ E-books.
5. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper.
6. Sherlock Holmes, using his mind for good.
7. I love juvenile fiction and fantasy!
8. No, but I do fall asleep!
9. I love to eat multi-grain crackers and drink water with lemon.
10. Thrillers are horrifying to me and I just don't want those images bouncing around in my very active imagination!
11. The one song that I dance to is called Up by Shania Twain.

+ 11 more facts about me... 

1. I live in an avocado grove and eat avos for breakfast, lunch and dinner! :=) 
2. I have a Siamese cat named Jazz.
3. I've played worship in various churches for 30 years. 
4. I cook Greek food.
5. I like Greek dancing.
6. I once had 58 piano students!
7. I was the prayer coordinator for New Venture Christian Fellowship.
8. I've met many San Diego Chargers (Football players)
9. I've been to Maui.
10. I'm an organic farmer.
11. I have another grandbaby on the way! That will make 5! :=)

It's my turn to pass on the Liebster Blog Award to some of my followers and I choose:

1. Abigail's Attic
2. Kimbas2cents
3. Irene's Desk
4. Pat and Jerry
5. Story Corner
6. Visits With Mary
7. Valli's Book Den
8. Valerie Storey
9. XpresZone

Here are your questions:

  1. Where is your favorite place to read and write?
  2. What is the one book you loved and why?
  3. If you could go anywhere in time, when and where would you go?
  4. What are the two things for which you are most grateful that your parents provided for you?
  5. For one reason or another, you must go away to a deserted island. You can take one item with you. What do you choose?  
  6. If you could only eat one type of food for the rest of your life (ex. Bread, noodles, rice, fruit, etc.), what would you eat?  
  7. What is one book you hated and can't stand?  
  8. If you could be any magical creature (fairy, unicorn, flying pig, etc.), which one would you be?
  9. Name one book that you could re-read over and over again.
  10. Which animated character best matches your personality?  
  11. List one word that describes you the best
So, if you want, drag the award button onto your desktop and then upload it on your blog. Maybe you don't have 11 blogger friends under 200 readers. Just send one out and pay it again forward. I figure it's a neat way to introduce other bloggers to the community.

Thanks again Aloi for the Liebster Award. I'm honored.

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." C. S. Lewis
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  1. Thanks for the award. It may take me awhile to pass the award many persons required, which is a challenge, in that many blogs are "award free" zones. But thanks....

  2. I also thank you for the award, Lady D, but my blog is one of those "award free" zones. I just don't have enough time to keep up with awards and visiting so many blogs.

  3. Oh what fun! Love that your "hangover" is sleep :P That just made me laugh! :)

  4. Thank you so much for this lovely award! Much appreciated--what a fun way to connect with friends. I'll be working on the answers to the questions this weekend. In the meantime, Happy Summer and Happy Creating! Thanks again.


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