Monday, March 21, 2011

Java

Looking for a way to make Monday more enjoyable?  Hop on over to Java's Meet Me On Monday at Never Growing Old and join in some much needed Monday fun!






Questions:

1.  What jewelry do you wear 24/7?  Only my wedding rings and the ring Hubs gave me for our 25th anniversary.  I'm not a jewelry person.  Back in the day, I wore the earrings and necklaces but no more.  The earrings kept bothering my ears (pierced) and necklaces I usually only wore if we were going out somewhere.  Slowly, I just stopped wearing either.  And I don't miss them at all.  Our two older daughters wear jewelry pretty much all the time.  The two younger daughters wear a couple of rings and, on occasion, earrings and necklaces.  But we do all really like sparkly things!  



2.  Do you twirl your spaghetti or cut it?  Most of the time I start out twirling and end up cutting.  Sometimes, when the girls were growing up, we might have been seen doing something like this:


3.  How many siblings do you have? I have three brothers.  You can read about them here


This is our first Christmas together.

4.  Were you named after anyone?  My middle name, Ann, was my great-grandmother's and is my mother's middle name, and my dad's mother was Anna.  All four of our daughters carry family names- first and middle.


5.  Coke or Pepsi?  Neither.  However, back in my soda drinking days, I was a Pepsi girl. 



This is the 20th day of NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) for the month of March. The theme for this month is: in a word! My chosen word for today is: JAVA for Java's Monday HOP:  Meet Me On Monday! 


20 comments:

  1. I wasn't named after anyone but I gave my daughter my middle name. Have a great week!

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  2. This sounds like most of it could have most certainly been filled out by me! Ohhhhhhhhh, how I remember those pepsi days. Way back when soda was 'cool'. Not any more. And NEVER coke. LOL

    Earrings and rings and necklaces...I do wear a necklace sometimes [only 'cause I'm too lazy to take it off at night and continue to wear it 'til we go somewhere else. LOL] But wedding rings is about the only one here too.


    Thanks for stopping by yesterday to visit.

    Monday's link:
    Spring in my Corner of the World

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  3. I used to wear several bracelets and a ring on just about every finger but I've slowly gotten away from that. Now I just wear the jewelry I mentioned and add my wedding ring and my mother's ring(s) when I leave the house.

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  4. I slowly stopped wearing jewelry over the years, too--for various reasons.

    How about Saturday's weather? Was it hot where you are???

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  5. Ha! I see you found a photo of me eating pasta!
    Always love to read what you have written on a Monday.

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  6. chele- thanks for stopping by!

    Anni- I did drink Coke at the pool--and poured my Tom's peanuts in it! LOL

    Donna- One of my brothers (the one who's still trying to find himself) took my mother's rings and sold them so nobody gets those. Darn him.

    Kathy- It was hot Saturday and the last 5 weeks and from now on until November..UGH!

    Carol- I thought that picture looked familiar! LOL Thanks Twin!

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  7. I don't wear nearly as much jewelry as I used to. Enjoyed your family pictures.

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  8. Beverly- Thank you! Enjoyed your post today too!

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  9. It is great getting to meet others with this blog hop! Have a great week!

    Patty - Nana Poppins
    http://www.nanapoppins.com

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  10. Nana- Thanks so much for stopping by! This is one of my favorite hops!

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  11. That's a great picture of you with your brothers.

    NO Pepsi - Coke!

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  12. Both of our daughters have the middle name 'Joy' because they brought us such joy. You'll be happy to know our boys do not share that middle name. :-)

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  13. Lee- Thank you! I remember that skit from SNL! LOL

    Judy- You are too funny!

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  14. Loved your answers. I had 4 brothers so I do understand!

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  15. I love the cartoon of the slurping spaghetti dude!
    I still wear quite a bit of jewelry but to me it seems natural.
    I gave my middle name to my lodes daughter and she gave it to hers..hopefully, it will passed for generations!

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  16. Some good questions this week. I loved reading your answers. I haven't had soda in 10 years but I was a coke girl!

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  17. I used to wear a lot more jewelry when I was younger too. Not so much anymore.

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  18. Mama named me after no one, she didn't want me to have anyones name. Why?? Never did understand that. I just read back a couple days I've missed. I'm glad I met Becks, such a cool and such a wonderful dog.
    I so love your writings, thank you for sharing.
    Take care and have a blessed evening.

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  19. Nice answers. My middle name is Ann, too.

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  20. Barb- Brothers are fun...most of the time. LOL

    Shawn- Our girls are like that too, they all talk about giving their future kids family names.

    Debby-Thank you! I never passed up a Coke, just preferred Pepsi--don't really know why. LOL

    Jules-My step-mother loves all of her jewelry and wears it with jeans or when getting dressed up. Of course, if I had that many diamonds, maybe I would too. LOL

    Julie-Becks is one big sweet, happy, lap dog. That's right. He crawls right up into your lap.

    Rebecca- I like my middle name much more than my first one- Pam- although I'm ok with it now.

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