Thursday, November 8, 2012

Liebster Award

Katrin at go goggy go has nominated me for the Liebster Award.  Thanks Katrin for thinking of me.  Liebster is a German word and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.  

The Rules
- Once you're nominated, write 11 facts about yourself.
- Then, take a look at the 11 questions the person who nominated you asked and answer them.
- Get your thinking cap on and come up with 11 questions of your own for your nominees to answer
- Then choose the 5 bloggers you want to nominate (they must have less than 200 followers) & let them know they've been nominated (there are no tag backs - you can't nominate the person who nominated you).
- Complete this post and then link it to the person who nominated you (in the comments of their blog).

11 Facts about Myself:
  1. I've lived in 7 different states as an adult.
  2. I love old movie musicals.
  3. My Derby Name is Polly Yerinsane
  4. I love animals and have worked with a couple of different dog rescue groups.
  5. I turned 40 this year, and I have no idea where all those years have gone.  I don't feel 40.
  6. I like given presents more than getting presents.
  7. I have studied three lanquages: French, German and Russian.  I'm no good at any of them, and now if I try to speak one I end up mashing up all three.
  8. I've been to Ireland twice, and can't wait to go back.
  9. I LOVE the smell of fresh ground coffee, but can't stand the taste.
  10. I worked as a telemarketer in college.  Great money, but horrible job.
  11. I love doing crafts, however I usually start projects, but never finish them

11 Questions from Karen for me to answer:
  1. What is your favorite holiday of the year?
    Christmas, I love being home with family and friends, and giving presents. 
  2. What is your best childhood memory?
    Spending time with my Grandpa and his ponies
  3. I  love to blog because......
    I get so much support from some amazing people.
  4. What would your dream job be?
    Haven't figured this out yet, when I do I'll go for it.
  5. What would your last meal be?
    Chicken Parmasean  (This was actually my last "real" meal before being banded.
  6. Do you feel like you are in the space and place you are meant to be?
    Yes and no.  I am happy with who I am and where I am, but I still wonder about who I could be.
  7. George Clooney or Brad Pitt?
    George Clooney, absolutely
  8. What is your most precious possession?
    Pictures of my family
  9. Do you prefer an adventure vacation or relaxing vacation?
    relaxing with a little adventure thrown in for good measure.
  10. How do you define success?
    Being happy, making other's happy.
  11. What inspired you to create a blog?
    When I was planning my surgery I found some wonderful blogs that answered my questions, and made me more comfortable in my decision.  I hoped that by sharing my story I may help someone else.
My 11 Questions:

  1. Weirdest thing you have ever eaten?
  2. What crazy activities do you dream of trying someday?
  3. Have you ever won a trophy? If so, what was it for?
  4. Dog or Cat?
  5. Why do you blog?
  6. What would you do if you didn’t have to work?
  7. What is your favorite movie?
  8. How often do you get a haircut?  Describe your worst haircut
  9. What books on your shelf are begging to be read?
  10. What quality do you like most  about yourself?
  11. What quality do you like least about yourself?

My 5 Nominees Are:

The Dandy Bandy
Lady Biker Banded
Laps in Life

Banded in Texas
From Fabulous to Fit


  1. Great answers Colleen. George Clooney is my choice too! Thanks for participating.

  2. i want to be a derby girl too! i'm so trying out next year!