The Leibster Award

Thank you vshakvamantz for nominating me for the Liebster Award! It’s always encouraging to be acknowledged by fellow writers in the community, it truly makes a difference! The brief connection that we made is proof that writing knows no bounds and that it connects people in the most fundamental way. Your words are piercing and healing and I look forward to reading more of your work!

This is an award bestowed on new bloggers like myself that are trying to find their voice, and it is designed to encourage them to keep saying what they have to contribute to the world, to help them gain more views, and to become recognized.

The rules for this reward are as follows:

-Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award.

-Answer 11 questions that the blog gives you.

-Give 11 random facts about yourself.

-Nominate 5-11 blogs you think are deserving of the award that have less than 200 followers.

-Let the blogs know you have nominated them.

-Give them 11 questions to answer.

vshakvamantz‘s question:

1. What is your best memory, past or current?

Signing the lease to my own apartment!

2. Name a person you have followed closely, either historical or present, and please give a short reason why they attracted your notice.

Angelina Jolie. I admire her strength, will , and her indiscriminant heart after the world.

3. Name a subject you follow with a passion-politics, women’s lib, world hunger, gun laws, etc.

I love discovering new music.

4. What is a turn-off for you in the opposite sex?

Someone who is passive in their beliefs.

5. Do you collect anything, and if so, what is it?

It’s not tangible, but I love travelling. I am a Flight Attendant and I collect different countries, so to speak. I love experiencing unique places and cultures.

6. What is your birth month and astrological sign? (No day or year recommended in this age of identity theft, and if you prefer not to answer, I will understand.)

May. Gemini.

7. What is an outlet for you when you are angry or upset?

Doing something that doesn’t require much thought.

8. Is there any element of nature that draws you? For example, rivers, grass, mountains, clouds…?

I love mountains and hiking. 

9. What is your favorite color, and what is its representation to you? (What does it make you think of/feel?)

Black is my favorite color because I think it can represent various things. 

10. Where do you see yourself by 2020?

I’m hoping to have written a book by then.

11. Name something you admire about yourself.

My willingness to follow God.

11 facts about myself:

  1. I’m not that interesting
  2. “What’s Love Got to do With it,” is my favorite movie.
  3. I’ve had the same best friends for over a decade.
  4. I’m a Flight Attendant
  5. I love to travel.
  6. I am the youngest child of four.
  7. I almost drowned in the Caribbean Sea
  8. I love the book, “Eat.Pray.Love.”
  9. I have four tattoos.
  10. I have an affection for Disney movies
  11. I love to explore.

The rules for this reward are as follows:

-Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award.

-Answer 11 questions that the blog gives you.

-Give 11 random facts about yourself.

-Nominate 5-11 blogs you think are deserving of the award that have less than 200 followers.

-Let the blogs know you have nominated them.

-Give them 11 questions to answer.

Here are my nominees!

  1. SoulOfWit
  2. dreamydamsel
  3. Ashley Dru
  4. tenderlove
  5. wecantjustslowdown

Here are my questions to my nominees:

  1. How often do you doodle? What do your doodles look like?
  2. How many days could you last in solitary confinement? How would you do it?
  3. What is your strongest sense?
  4. What is the strangest thing you believed as a child?
  5. What is one guilty pleasure you enjoy too much to give up?
  6. Are you a creature of habit? Explain.
  7. When was the last time you really pushed yourself to your physical limits?
  8. What’s a strange occurrence you’ve experienced but have never (or rarely) shared with anyone?
  9. What’s something that amazes you?
  10. Do you have a catchphrase?
  11. What are the top three qualities that draw you to someone new?