Liebster is a German word, meaning "favorite, dearest or beloved," and the Liebster is awarded by bloggers to other, newer bloggers who have fewer than 200 followers, to spread the word and help them gain wider recognition. The award comes with four conditions that each recipient must satisfy when accepting:
1. Choose 5 up-and-coming blogs (with less than 200 followers) to award the Liebster to.
2. Show your thanks to the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them.
3. Post the award on your blog. List the bloggers you are giving the award to with links to their sites. Leave comments on their blogs so they know about the award.
4. Share 5 random facts about yourself that people don't know about you.
Dragon’s Tooth Photography http://dragonstoothphotographyblog.blogspot.jp/
Bewitching Dreams. http://www.bewitchingdreams.com/
Voices from a Japanese Old Boy http://japankazu.blogspot.jp/
Zawa Events http://zawa-events.blogspot.jp/
Gravel and Rust http://gravelandrust.blogspot.jp/
Five random facts about me that people don’t know:I took roller skating lessons when I was in grade school, I was student council president my senior year of high school, my first job after graduating from college was working at dude ranch in Arizona, I rode a camel in Morocco, and my first marathon was the Grandfather Mountain Marathon in 1984.
Thanks Mary aka Colorado Stitcher!