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A Liebster Award

I’d like to thank Whatimuptotoday for selecting my blog for a


The answers to her 11 questions:
1) Which do I prefer to read the book or see the movie? I’d rather read the book.
2) What would I tell my 16 year old self to make life more meaningful? Check your attitude, you’re headed for trouble.
3) Favorite thing to do on a rainy day? Work on my painting skills.
4) If I could give away a million dollars who would get it and why? The no kill animal shelter in my area.
5) Would I rather live in the city or country? Not a debate. Give me country every time.
6) Chocolate or Vanilla or…? I like both, though I don’t eat ice cream anymore.
7) Favorite Color? Purple.
8) Favorite TV Show? Downton Abbey.
9) Favorite outdoor activity? Walking and observing nature.
10) Pet Peeve? Knots in yarn where the mill has tied two ends together.
11) One thing I wish I could do better? Paint birds.

11 random facts about me:
I’d have a houseful of animals if it were up to me.
I love the styles and fashions of the 1920s.
I eat only organic foods, since my cancer.
Strawberries and blueberries are my favorite fruits.
My favorite time of day is dusk.
I love high tech things but don’t always know how to use them.
I am trying to learn Adobe Illustrator.
Autumn is my favorite season.
I like snow.
I enjoy well-written historical novels.
I like to laugh.

The five blogs I’d like to nominate are:
Cottage on the Green.
Mollie and Claire.
Knitting to Stay Sane
Ella Gordon.

The 11 questions:

1) What got you started on knitting / crochet?
2) What item do you most like to knit / crochet?
3) What are your preferred colors or color scheme?
4) What knitting / crochet skill would you like to improve?
5) What would be the ultimate project you would like to tackle?
6) What kind of designs tend to catch your eye?
7) What is your favorite yarn?
8) What are your favorite resource books?
9) If you were asked to give a beginner one piece of advice about knitting / crochet what would it be?
10) What must a pattern contain for you to consider it well-written?
11) What is your favorite stitch?

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