Love/Hate

Now for something completely different…I was recently tagged by Cat9984 Adventures in Cheeseland for a Love/Hate challenge.

The rules are:

  1. List 10 things you love
  2. List 10 things you hate
  3. Tag other people to take the challenge…if you like

Love

Love hate challenge

1. Cats, Big Cats small cats everything about them

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 2. Summer, I love the heat, sun and the light

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3. The sound of the birds early in the morning before the traffic starts

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4. Africa, all the wildlife – especially the cats

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5. Traveling, that usually involves some connection to wildlife and nature

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6. Crystal clear blue water and white sandy beaches

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7. Donuts, good vegan donuts…or any baked good

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8. Having free time with a wide open schedule

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9. Books, I can’t imagine using an e-reader

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10. People who are kind to animals

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Hate…or dislike

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1. Cold, long freezing winters

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2. Animal abusers, people who hurt or exploit other species

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3. Working 9 to 5 and the wonderful fun that goes with it

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4. Time again, I don’t have enough of it in a day…it’s a theme for me right now

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5. Commuting, taking public transit being stuck in traffic…it’s very frustrating

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6. People who don’t respect or appreciate the Earth and all wonderful that comes with it

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7. This is love hate thing….how much time I now spend on a computer and how dependent I am on a laptop, iPhone…

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8. That I can’t save all the cats

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9. Slacking on my exercise because….

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10. Not getting to my blog as often as I would like because of 3 and 4

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Sunday is Award Day!

Katie from Katliterary made my day when she nominated me for a Liebster award! I am completely surprised as I am very new to this medium, so to know that someone is reading and enjoying my blog is very flattering.  The rules go as follows: In order to accept the award I must answer 11 questions from Katie, share 11 facts about myself and nominate 5–11 other blogs.

Blog, award, Liebster award, nominationQuestions from Katie:

1. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Africa                                     2. E-books or paper books? Paper                                                                                    3. Do you have any pets? 1 Cat named Spinner                                                                4. What possession is most important to you? Time                                                             5. How long have you been blogging? Since March 15, 2014                                            6. What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I have been bit by a penguin                                                                                                                             7. What blog post are you most proud of? My first one on the Global March For Lions        8. What superpower do you wish you had? Ability to fly                                                       9. What are you passionate about? Animals, nature, wildlife, conservation, doing what I can to help                                                                                                                      10. Who inspires you? People who strive make the world a better place for animals and people                                                                                                                             11. How well do you think you would survive a zombie apocalypse? Not very well, I would be running around trying to save all the cats 🐱

11 Facts:

1. I don’t like the winter/cold though I am Canadian born I never get use to it!                   2. I have been volunteering for 10 years with cats at my local animal shelter                         3. I love grocery shopping and reading labels                                                                     4. I Graduated university with a degree in Fine Arts                                                               5. I enjoy painting but haven’t done so in  4 years                                                                 6. I love spending time in and browsing through book stores                                                7. Some of my happiest memories come from the times spent in Africa seeing the most   amazing animals and meeting interesting people                                                                  8.  I have a huge sweet tooth
9. I love action movies                                                                                                      10. My favorite breed of dog is a Siberian Husky                                                               11. I am humbled that people like to listen to what I have to say

Next, I have to list blogs that I like with under 300 followers. This of course is NOT a complete list. I am also unsure as to whether or not any of these blogs accept awards?     If you don’t no problem 🙂

All About Lions

In My Not So Humble Opinion

Hairball Express

Snap Shot Serengeti

Mugie Ranch

Finally, to accept this award the nominated must answer the 11 questions, post 11 facts about yourself, and nominate 5-11 blogs with under 300 followers and ask them new questions.

1. Favorite place to travel                                                                                                      2. Favorite animal and why                                                                                                 3. Why did you start blogging?                                                                                             4. What is your favorite time of year?                                                                                   5. If you could talk to anyone from any time, anywhere who would it be?                                                                                                                                      6. Do you like reading real books or do you prefer an e-reader?                                          7. Is this the first award that you have been nominated for?                                               8. If you won the lottery what is the first thing you would do?                                                9. Would you want more money or more time?                                                                10. What is the first blog you followed?                                                                             11. Poolside or Oceanside?

Thanks to everyone and if you are so inclined, please keep the appreciation going 🙂