18 December 2016

Liebster Award from Romi!

Thank you, Romi, from the On my Way Home blog, for the Liebster Award.  Please be sure to visit Romi at her new blog.

Update: Romi, please forgive me for not posting this sooner. You awarded this to me several years ago. It has been in my draft folder and slipped my mind. I am so sorry! I do appreciate that you considered me for this nomination.

The Rules

Provide a link back to the blogger who nominated you.
Post 11 random facts about you.
Answer 11 random questions set by the blogger who nominated you.
Nominate 5 bloggers with under 200 followers for the award.
Write 11 questions for them to answer.
Let the nominees know that you have nominated them.

11 Random Facts about Me:

1. I am less than five feet tall.
2. I was born in South Carolina.
3. My family was in the United States before there was a United States, being here before 1625.
4. My first birthday in Texas was my 40th birthday.
5. David and I have been married for 29 years, 6 months, 2 weeks, and 2 days.
6. I met David when I was 14 years old.
7. I was saved when I was about 8 years old.
8. Genealogy is one of my passions.
9. I love photographing flowers and bugs and other critters.
10. I have a best friend that I have never met in person.
11. I am incredibly shy.

Romi's Questions and My Answers:

Why did you start blogging?

At this point, I don't really remember. I know that many of my friends were doing it and I love to write, so it seemed to be the thing to do.

What do you like best about blogging?

It has introduced me to a multitude of different people and ideas from around the world.

Have you ever visited any foreign countries?

Only in my dreams!

If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?

I would want to go to Ireland.

Do you speak any foreign languages?

I do not speak any foreign languages fluently. I know a little snippet of several different languages. When I was little, we had a set of encyclopedias and there were sections on different languages. Also, my Uncle Earl was in the US Navy and stationed several different places, one place being Greece. My cousin Debbie taught me some Greek when they came back home.

What is one thing that you like about the place where you live now?

I love the long growing season that we have in this part of Texas.

If I were to visit the city where you live as a tourist, what would you recommend I should see there?

In this town specifically, I would probably recommend the local college for the landscaping. They have really pretty flowers there. I would also recommend the museum. It has some really cool things in it.

What are your hobbies?

I like to take pictures, read, write, crochet, knit, and sew (though I haven't sewn in a long time).

What is your favorite color?

I can pin it down to just one color. The one color that I wear consistently is black.

What is your favorite musical instrument?

When I was little, around 4th grade, I wanted to learn to play the violin. As a high schooler, I wanted to play the saxophone. At this point, I don't really have a favorite instrument.

What did you have for breakfast today?

I didn't eat breakfast this morning. I don't usually. If I eat too soon after I wake up, it makes me sick.

The blogs I nominate are:

I nominate any of you out there with less than 200 followers.

My questions:

I'm going to cheat on this one. I am dealing with some pretty bad headaches right now and can't focus enough to come up with 11 questions. Please answer the same questions that Romi asked me.

Have a blessed day and a very Merry Christmas, all of you!


  1. Nice to learn more about you. I get sick if I don't eat breakfast right away. I hope your migraine goes away soon.

    1. Thank you, Ellen. The headache has backed off a bit, thank goodness. My blood pressure was out of whack yesterday, so I'm sure that played a part in the headaches. It is all over the place these days. At one point yesterday it was 152/102.

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Have a blessed day and a very Merry Christmas!

  2. What a pleasant surprise!

    Merry Christmas!

    I've just moved to a new blog:
    On my Way Home

    1. Thank you, Romi! I am so sorry that it took me so long to do this. So much has been happening that I'm doing good to keep up with where my head is.
      I'll correct the link as soon as I publish this response to you.
      Thank you for stopping by and commenting. Have a blessed day and a very Merry Christmas!


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