Dear Whoever…, #69

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Dearest Readers Of My Blog,                      May 31st, 2012

“Liebster” is German for “Dearest”. The award is a  “Share the love arrangement”, given to inspirational bloggers with less than 200 followers. Here is the to do list for any of the  “Liebster” blog award recipients.

 

 

  • Thank your Liebster Blog award presenter on your blog.
  • Link back to the blogger who presented you the award.
  • Copy and paste the award on your blog.
  • Present the Liebster Blog Award to 5 bloggers with less than 200 followers.
  • Let them know they have been chosen by leaving a comment on their blog.

 

So thank you to Mary for awarding me this honor. I’m sure she’d be pleased if you checked out her blog, tothebalcony, tothebalcony.wordpress.com .

As for the 4th and 5th thing I have to do, I’m only going to do a few, probably not 5. We’ll see. Here.

Hm guess there’s only 3 anywho. Check them out. They’re all pretty amazing. Thanks for reading. Stay posted for another blog post, soon. While we’re on this subject, I want to apologize again for vanishing. I’ll be posting more, I swear. How are you guys been liking my posts since I’ve come back? Please feel free to answer my questions in the comments. I really do appreciate you for reading my blog.                                                                  -With love, the mind behind this blog, eshy,

Dear Whoever…, #68

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Dear Whoever Likes To Read As Much As I Do,                                                                       May 29th, 2012

~”A room without books is like a body without a soul.” -Marcus Tullius Cicero

~”The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not had the pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” -Jane Austen

~”Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” -Lemony Snicket

~”Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscious: this is the ideal life.” -Mark Twain

~”It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde

~”Fairytales are more than true; not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” -G.K. Chesterton

~”Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” -Groucho Marx

  “So many books, so little time.” -Frank Zappa

              Sorry about the many many quotes I used today. So many were good. I didn’t even have to scroll at all. I couldn’t let myself or else there’d be a whole post on quotes. Anywho onto what my main topic is about. Well it’s on literary stuff: writing, books, why our world is corrupt….wait okay, maybe only a little bit of my thoughts on that last one.

              I know, for those of us who like to read, a lot of us make summer reading lists, where we make a list of all the books we will hopefully have the pleasure of reading over the course of our summers. I’ve been accumulating rough lists of books I’d like to read, then clean my room, and lose my list. -30minutes later- I just found my list. Because without it, this post would be pointless. Anywho, I know there’s no way I’m going to get through absolutely all of the ones on my list this summer but I can try. I’m usually into vampires, and werewolves, and Young Adult books, most of them having strong heroines who reach victory after a long struggle of some sort. But this year/summer I’m trying to open my mind to different genres and become more rounded in my reading so you’ll notice some classics in there as well. I’d love to hear what are your favorite classics? And which ones I need to add to my list? And in any genre, what are some books I should add?

MY LIST:

Two-way Street- Lauren Barnholdt           Little Women(reread)-Louisa May Alcott             David Copperfield-Charles Dickens

LittleWomen

Oliver Twist-Charles Dickens                                A Tale Of Two Cities-Charles Dickens                            Divergent-Veroniva Roth

OliverTwist

Diveregent

ATaleOf2Cities

Red Badge Of Courage-Stephen Crane            Pride And Prejudice-Jane Austen             Sense And Senisibility-Jane Austen

RedBadgeOfCourage

Sense&Sensibility

Pride&Prejudice

AnneFrank

The Summer I Turned Pretty-Jenny Han                                     Defiance-Lili St. Crow                                Reckoning-Lili St. Crow  

Reckoning

Now because I am lazy and tired and have already spent enough time on this one post I will now just list the rest of the titles in which I want to read and not the book covers:

The first 5 books I’ll read this summer are: The Scarlet Letter, Red Badge of Courage, The Princess Bride, The Summer I Turned Pretty, and Defiance.

                                                               
                                                             

Vampire Academy fans get ready for the release of the second Bloodlines book in June- The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead.

The Golden Lily, book 2 of Bloodlines

                “There is a fine line between bravery and stupidity.” What book is that from? ……….Divergent! By Veronica Roth

                 Anywho, I didn’t say all that I wanted to but this post is long enough and I don’t want to bore my readers any longer. I’ll be posting at least once a week now that I’m on summer vacation. Stay tuned to my blog for posts about: a cooking challenge, fairytale contest, YouTube review, Hunger Games synopsis, Improper Justice-a short story, and many many more things. Well thanks for taking the time to read this post. I hope you enjoyed it. I am super sorry if all the pictures and titles don’t line up or the formatting gets all messed up like it tends to when I use a ton of pictures. I still haven’t learned how to correct it but thanks for bearing with me through it.                                                                                                          -Love, a bookworm, eshy,

Dear Whoever…, #65

May 6, 2012

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Dear Whoever Is Wondering Where I Ever Disappear To,                                                            May 5th, 2012

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” -Apple Inc.

That was a random quote I enjoy. I wish I had an awesome post to go with it but I don’t. I’m just really bored. And I’m at my mom’s friend’s house and they have internet and I really miss blogging. Anywho, do you guys every wonder where I disappear to when I stop blogging for months like I just have? I go…..absolutely nowhere. Nope. I stay home and go about my daily life. I just don’t go on the internet or my blog. Why on earth would I ever do that? Well I don’t choose to. See I live in the one part of my town that gets really shoddy internet service. We have it through a satellite but I don’t know. It just doesn’t work half the time.

My sister turned 18 on Thursday. She’s been bugging me about her presents like a little kid. I have planned a surprise birthday party for her tomorrow. Which is a bit odd because I can almost guarentee you’ve never been to a birthday party, let alone a surprise birthday party, on a Sunday. Normally, only baby showers are on Sundays. I’ve invited a few of my sister’s friends from school and some family. My mother and I bought a chocolate crockpot type thing that melts and keeps chocolate warm and you dip stuff in the chocolate and eat it. Awesome right? We stole the idea from my friend’s birthday party, except that she had a chocolate waterfall one. Anywho, a family friend is gonna take my sister out shopping tomorrow while her friend’s and family show up at our place and me and my mom run around like crazy getting everything ready including: picking up the cake, picking up the stuff to dip in the chocolate, melt the chocolate, set everything out, hang up decorations, and hide cars out behind the shop. Ahh leaving the friend’s house. Bye. I’m sorry this was such a horrible post. More will ensue and maybe I’ll get better eventually.                                    -No promises, eshy,

Dear Whoever…, #66

May 5, 2012

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Dear Whoever Knows What A Meme Is (’cause I Sure Don’t),                                    May 5th, 2012

I didn’t feel like putting up quotes about memes until I know exactly what a meme is. Apparently, as WordPress and my email inform me, I have been tagged in one by my good friend, Faith(http://blueepicgeek.wordpress.com/).

THE RULES:

Facts About Myself:

  1. I am eshy.
  2. I am a female.
  3. I reside inside of the United States of America.
  4. I have a total of 15 pets that are just mine including: 2 dogs(Rocky & Freckles), 4 ducks(Charlie, Undecided, Lucy, and Trouble), and 9 chickens who aren’t named.
  5. I hate the new Google.
  6. I love to play sports which include: soccer(main), volleyball, cross country, and softball.
  7. I am in love with music.
  8. A lot of people misunderstand me.
  9. I go to counseling(surprise surprise).
  10. I love my family over everything.
  11. I only have a few friends.

Faith’s Questions For Me:

  1. What is your favorite color (and shade) and why? Green. I don’t know the specific shade but I can pick it out. Because ever since I found out it was my brother’s- it’s been mine.
  2. What was your favorite thing that happened this week? Yesterday, when I finally decided what to get my sister for her birthday and graduation presents.
  3. What is your favorite holiday and why?I don’t really have a favorite holiday to be honest. But I suppose my top 3 are Thanksgiving(because our generation needs to learn to be grateful for what we have instead of grumbling about what we don’t.), Christmas(the day recognized as Christ’s birth, also a time of family and fellowship), and Halloween(the one day a year where you don’t have to be yourself. You can put on a mask and be someone else and that’s just perfectly fine. You get ONE day out of a whole year to pretend to be someone else and to escape reality).
  4. Do you like school? Why or why not? No. Not my particular one at least. I don’t learn anything from it and a lot of the teachers nowadays are clueless to their subjects they teach.
  5. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? And why? Italy. Because I’d like to meet some other descendents of my ancestors and study the culture of such a beautiful place. And see that beauty for myself.
  6. What is your most favorite outfit to wear? Going in? Staying in? Going out I’d say a clean pair of jeans. A top(depends on the occasion, it’ll either be a tshirt or a button up or a tank), with a pair of Converse more than likely. Staying in it’s a pair of grease-stained flair jeans in the lightest blue wash, with a ripped up tshirt and barefoot or Chucks again.
  7. Favorite type of music? Why? Country. It’s what I grew up on. I love the stories they tell. The fact that you can relate their stories to yours. The emotion they carry is beautiful.
  8.  Poetry, novels, or short stories?(what you like to read and write of each) Poetry- I like reading emotion and connecting with it, the description that you could be there, and meaning. I like writing this…….I don’t like writing poetry much. But I suppose if I need a reason it’s to releave my head. Novels- I like reading them because they are amazing and I couldn’t live with out them. They are like a different reality you can escape into for awhile, someone else’s life you can step into for just a little while to escape your own. Priceless. I like writing them because that’s what novelists do. I like writing and novels don’t have to be shortened, they give you time to twist the story and give you time to properly describe the backround so you can feel like you’re there. Short stories- I like reading them because it showcases the author’s talent. They have to get there point across, their meaning conveyed, in just a short little thing. I like writing them because they are a challenge to me. To any writer. They give you a limit, perhaps it’s a word count, and it forces you to do what a whole novel does but in about 100x less of a space.
  9. If you could meet anyone, alive or dead, who would it be? Hmm. I don’t know. I don’t really care for many people. Perhaps it’d be the star of my favorite show, White Collar, Matthew Bomber, who plays as Neil Caffrey.
  10. What is your favorite food ever?Uh, don’t have one. I like raviolies or Italian food in general. Or pork chops(:
  11. What is your best talent? Making other people feel weird. What? That can’t be a real talent? Fiiiiine. I’m okay at soccer. But I think my best talent is my writing, which you can view a bit of on my last post(#65).

MY QUESTIONS:

  1. What’s your favorite movie?
  2. Dogs or cats?
  3. Who do you favor your mother or father?
  4. What’s 1 secret that NONE of your friends(online and in real life) don’t know about you?
  5. If you had a turtle, what would you name it?
  6. Who is/was your favorite president/ruler?
  7. What is one of your pet peeves?
  8. Do you believe a person is as good as their word? Or has the world made you not believe that you can take someone’s word?
  9. What is/ what do you want your firstborn’s name to be? Or what is it?
  10. How important do you rate music in your life on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being least important and 10 being the most important?
  11. Do you enjoy doing this sort of thing?

People I Am Tagging:

Sorry the last few posts have been out of order and I’ve been missing due to my shotty internet connection. I wrote this post about 3 months ago…….                                                                                                      -eshy

   

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