My blog friend Paula at Smidgens, Snippets & Bits nominated me for the Liebster Award!

1. Post 11 random facts about yourself.
2. Answer 11 questions asked by Paula.
3. Nominate bloggers with less than 200 followers to do the same.
4. Let those bloggers know that you chose them.

Random Facts About Myself:
1) I fall asleep on my left side.
2) I wake up with one foot out of the blankets at least once per night.
3) I have an irrational fear of body odor.
4) Hugs make me happy.
5) I do not enjoy talking on the phone.
6) I have learned to screen my phone calls since I got caller id.
7) I like extending holiday/birthday celebrations.
8) I miss my sisters. And their families.
9) I don't mind traveling by myself.
10) I often drive in silence, unless I'm on a road trip.
11) I am vain about my wardrobe.

Paula's questions for me:
1. Why do you blog? I started because I was having a hard time writing in my physical journal and my therapist suggested I try a blog
2. How did you chose the name of your blog? It's a line from one of my favorite movies
3. What makes you laugh out loud? frequently, my students do
4. Are you a morning person or a night owl? I am a former night owl who has turned into a morning person
5. Favorite TV show and why? currently it's Gracepoint on Fox
6. What do you want to be when you grow up? happy
7. How do you cope when things are not going well in your life? I get quite, retreat, and sleep on it
8. A Favorite quote? "Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." -Voltaire
9. Your favorite food to snack on when no one is around. plain potato chips
10. What is your favorite social media? Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads
11. What is one destination that you dream of traveling to? I would love to go back to Ireland--and I need to go to Italy

Nominating: the usual suspects.

My questions for you:
1) What makes your favorite pair of jeans your favorite?
2) If someone from out of town came to visit, where would you take them to lunch?
3) When do you start holiday shopping?
4) Are you good at keeping up with routine maintenance?
5) What are you vain about?
6) Would you rather have a private chef, housekeeper, or chauffeur?
7) How do you get songs out of your head?
8) Do you like being sung to on your birthday?
9) How do you organize your shoes?
10) Cable, satellite, roku, netflix?
11) Have you celebrated a famously wild holiday like Mardi Gras or St. Patrick's Day?


Paula said...

Thanks for playing along. I found it fun and interesting to get to know you better though your answers. I don't know what I would do if I was forced to become a morning person...

Unknown said...

Love your answers, and your questions. Now you can do mine!