You Can Call Me Al or Ray or Whatever You Want

I have many names.  The list is endless.  I don't know quite how it happened.  Some are understandable. Mom Wife Mama Bear Moms Momma Sissy Beth Beth Ann Then there are those that kind of morphed into names that Chris calls me. Billy Jo Bob Beth Ann Llama Mama Bev Bethan There are the names that were work-related and I just got called one recently again by a former co-worker. Deb Ann Ham Ann There is just something about trying to go by the first and … [Read more...]

My Mug O’ Comfort Arrived!!!

A few weeks ago I joined up with the ladies over at Chaotic Goddess Swaps to join in on their Mug O'Comfort Swap.  It was pretty simple---just agree to follow a few guidelines, make a couple of blog posts and send a basket of love to someone else.  Of course since it was a Mug O'Comfort swap one of the items had to be a mug and some fabulous things to put in the mug. I got matched up with the lovely and witty Jenni from Sincerely Jenni.   We both live in Iowa and have "met" virtually as she … [Read more...]

Travel Do’s and Don’ts

I am a traveling kind of gal. Whether it be by car or airplane--whatever means it takes to get me from Point A to Point B ---I usually love the entire experience.  The past couple weeks have included trips to Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina and South Dakota.   Like I  said---I am a traveling kind of gal. Airports are always a great place to people watch and I prefer arriving early just so I can see what is going on all around me.   Usually my trip to the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport … [Read more...]

Coffee For All!!!

Most of you know that I am a lover of tea.  But I also love my coffee.  Funny how that habit never formed until I was in my 40's....but form it did and I  am always up for the occasional cup.  My morning usually starts with a cup in bed while I check my emails, comments and Facebook.  Probably not the best idea to have a white duvet on the bed but I do and so far it has survived with only a couple little tan spots appearing on it over time.  I am the most careful of coffee drinkers, I … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

I "think" they were saving a parking place for someone... Thanks, Java, at Never Growing Old for the blog hop today! And a late link up to Life with the Dietrich's … [Read more...]