Saturday, June 26, 2010

Bee happy.

I sat down to the computer this afternoon to see this beautiful photo on the desktop, courtesy of my husband. He took this image today of a carpenter bee on one of his sunflowers and I thought it was a good one.

Unfortunately, contrasty areas sort of bug me. I’m talking about the glowy areas on the yellow. It’s where the sun is hitting the petal.

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This is straight out of camera above.

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This is me getting freaky. I used Kevin Kubota’s BW Edgey. Now you can really see how blown out those yellow leaves are.

They look like x-ray leaves.

And please don’t think I’m picking on or belittling my husband’s photo taking skills.

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I like this one better, I think. I ran two actions: TRA’s Troy at 15% opacity and Rusty Cage at 27% and then cropped as a large square.


And now, folks, because it’s Friday night and because inquiring minds need to know, here’s a few questions for you:

1. When is your usual bedtime?

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?

5. Right now, I hear __________________ .

I love finding out more about everyone. See you in the comments, my friends.


Country Girl said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? Between 10 and 11.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? Falling pretty badly on my front walk this week.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. One that I see on a regular basis and that may be it.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Coffee. Half & half.

5. Right now, I hear the air conditioner with the ball game in the background.

~ C.G.

Michelle said...

1. Between 11 and 11:30. Too late, but our news doesn't come on until 10:00 here.

2. Can't think of one; it's been a whirlwind.

3. None that I can think of.

4. Water.

5. Bird song, distant airplane.

Rocky Mountain Yankee said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? Usually around 10

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? Forgetting to get a bunch of stuff for my horse trailer and then asking my husband to haul my horse somewhere for me. He must love me. Or he loves being frustrated.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. None that I can think of.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Orange juice.

5. Right now, I hear my husband reading bedtime stories to my daughter.

Jack Thyen said...

I liked the crop. It shows the excellent focus of the bee, while eliminating some of the over-exposed petals.

1. In bed at 9:45 to watch a half-hour sit-com while snuggling with my wife. Lights out and TV off around 10:15.
2. Forgot to pay the Visa Bill. Was able to get the late charge waived, but was still hit with finance charges
3. None that I can think of
4. Coffee (just cream) and a glass of OJ
5. De-Humidifier and me typing on the keyboard

Unknown said...

Usual bedtime,between 10 or 11.
Biggest oops, way too many!
No relatives named Bob.
I am a tea first then coffee drinker in the morning.
Right now I hear my cockatoo, Fred, cracking open his sunflower seeds.

Liz said...

1. Between 10 & 11...
2. Can't think of one...
3. Just my brother...
4. Tea, lots of it...
5. The fire crackling 'cos it's freezing here, about 2degrees celcius right now, brrrrr...


kathleen said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
10:30 or so

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
Picking up the baby from daycare to go out for dinner, and completely forgetting the diaper bag. Doh.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?

5. Right now, I hear __________________ .
The ice maker churning and thumping.

Infrequent Flyers said...

This is such a fun quiz!

1. 10:00 is bedtime, but embarrassingly enough, I often fall asleep if I watch TV in the evening, maybe as early as 8:00.

2. Biggest oops was that I had been saving all my files onto an external hard drive, thinking that those are safe and foolproof. Of course, there's no such thing as safe and foolproof. External hard drive died, taking along with it all my photos, graphic design projects, business financial records, etc, for the past 4+ years. BIG oops. I haven't cried, but I've wanted to.

3. Not a one.

4. Can't live without the coffee.

5. My 17-year old daughter is typing on her computer upstairs while I type on mine downstairs. It's the dueling keyboards.

Anonymous said...

1. Usual bedtime - 9:00 p.m.

2. Biggest OOPS - ordered colored underwear online when I meant to order white. I despise colored underwear.

3. Mercifully I have NO relatives named “Bob”.

4. Neither Tea, nor coffee, nor juice in the morning. Just water or Lactaid milk.

5. Right now, I hear the stupid "trailer park" kids next door shouting and hitting a ball against my house when we're trying to get to sleep so we can get up at 5:00 a.m. for a Swim Meet tomorrow morning. Ignorant little bastards.....they must be prescient though because they just piped down.

Andi said...

I love the photo SOC! It is a great one! :)

My answers...
1. When is your usual bedtime? Depends, anywhere from 11pm on...sometimes the wee hours of the am on the couch if it is a bad night.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
Deviating from my healthy eating a little too much lately.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.
only 1 !

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Water for me, I am an express fiend, so have a latte every afternoon. I enjoy my tea more iced. Sometimes I will do that in the morning too.

5. Right now, I hear my husband and kids laughing at WipeOut

Karen said...

1. I go to bed around 9:30-10-ish, and read. Reading is a must, can't sleep without reading something.. usually a good book (right now The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo).

2. My biggest Oops this month was breaking my key thing by opening a box with it. You know, the newfangled keys that come on a black plastic block with all the buttons on it? Usually $600. to replace? Yeah, I broke that. Shhh.

3.I only had one Uncle Bob, my grandmother's brother, and he recently passed away just a month shy of his 90th birthday. He always said he wanted to make 90.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Coffee, light now sugar, but sometimes tea instead, taken the same way. I also love oj but don't always drink it, more now and then.

5. Right now, I hear about 25 different bells and whistles, as I have for about 15 years... hearing loss creates tinitus, which I have constantly, a literal symphony of crickets 24-7.

Nancy Grossi ~ Churned In Cali ~ The Wife of a Dairyman said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
10 p.m.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
Dropping yet another bowl and shattering it.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.
Being Portuguese and Italian on both sides...I don't think we have anyone named Bob we're related to.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?
5. Right now, I hear my kids giggling and Chloe Dog woofing

Char said...

it works great as a crop! :)

here’s a few questions for you:

1. 10:00ish on work days, 12:00ish on weekends.

2. Breaking my 50mm by dropping my camera.

3. None actually. :) But it was my ex-husband's nickname.

4. Coffee if I have time. Otherwise Dr. Pepper (horrible habit)

5. Right now, I hear the TV - I'm listening to Harry Potter.

ejm said...

1) usually 10 pm

2) eating to many pretzel M&M's!

3) Just one Uncle Bob. My Dad's twin brother

4) Coffee Please!

5) the last few Cardinals and Robins singing their evening songs.

Donna S. said...

1. 10:30-11:00 (But have trouble sleeping & sometimes get up for a while if I can't sleep)
2. Left my gas cap off & gas door open after filling my tank. My son & dl saw me & he asked if he needed to start joining in Alzheimer's walks? Smart-a-lec kids.
3. 2-a cousin that died when he was 30 :( & a deceased uncle---maybe we better not use that name again.
4. Coffee w sweetener & half n half. But I recently went on high cholesterol medicine & I have changed my diet drastically so really have been leaving cokes & coffee alone most of the time & trying to drink some juice in the a.m.
5. Fans.

mrs mediocrity said...

1. Midnight
2. Putting the stoppers in both sink basins for some weird reason and starting the dish water, then walking away. Got distracted and came back to a nice little flood in the kitchen.
3. No relatives, but I only marry Bobs. I am on my second.
4. Tea.
5. A whirring fan, a baseball game, snoring.

Ann On and On... said...

Those photos are amazing.....

1. My bedtime is about 11:00.
2. My biggest oops is not working out as much as I want.
3. Bob, maybe a couple.
4. Decaf. coffee in the morning and decaf tea sometimes in the afternoon.
5. The cars outside driving by with the splashing sound under the tire from the rain that just fell.

Chrissykat said...

1. Between 10 and 11 and hopefully I'm sleeping by midnight (I'm addicted to the Friends re-runs from 11 to midnight).

2. Waiting too long to go to the doctor after not feeling well for a few months. Diagnosis: Hypthyroidism & Pre-Hypertension. :(

3. One. My stepdad, but he goes by Robert...does that still count?

4. Coffee, decaf due to my recent hypertension issues. And now, iced coffee because it's 180 degrees. Okay, it isn't that hot but it sure feels like it.

5. The fan motor (to mask the ringing in my ears...also due to my hypertension...ugh...I'm a mess!).

Teri said...
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Teri said...

#1. Normal... 10 to midnight. But since I need to get up before the crack of dawn to beat the heat...9pm.

#2. I forgot to do something very important.

#3. None

#4. Tea, with milk and sugar.

#5. The AC running and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert (The Boss singing with Billy Joel).

Deb said...


1 usual bedtime is between 10:30 and 12:00.

2. well, I guess I have to pick just one, right? there are so many these days...

3. Only 1 cousin Bob and that's all I'm sayin

4 Tea or coffee or juice? Hmm...It could be tea on Monday followed by coffee with cream Tuesday - Friday and finished off the week with juice.

5. Air conditioner blasting away and a dull sound coming from the neighbors next door...

If this reads at all a little bit nutty it is becuase I have taken my Ambien...

Anonymous said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? 10 pm

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? I pinched my thumb in a stall latch at the horse show this past weekend and it hurt! i now have a blood blister...

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. None.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Coffee with half & half and hot chocolate mix.

5. Right now, I hear the mourning doves in the trees outside the window.


JacksDad said...

Well, this is the second bee blog I've seen today!! Must be something in the air! :)

deborah said...

Love all of the pictures, and the one SOOC is awesome

1. Midnight to 12:30 am - both sons work evening shift, try to stay up to chat a bit
2. Forgot to refill my blood pressure meds, now I'm not feeling so well
3. One
4. Black coffee, several cups
5. The television (dh is watching a movie) and the air conditioner in the background.
Beautiful clear sky with a full moon tonight!

Rachel said...

My usual bedtime is way too late and I need to work on changing that. usually around 12:00.

My most recent biggest oops was when we had some missionaries over for dinner and one of them told me his name was Elder Schmuk......And he was from Austria and had quite an accent and I thought he pronounced it Shmuck.....And I actually laughed out loud and said wow I bet you get a hard time with that last just came out. And he said no, you pronounce it shmook. So then I felt very bad and I think I offended the poor kid. My big mouth is always getting me into trouble.

I have no immediate relatives named Bob.

I usually drink one of those Emergen-C vitamin drinks in the morning with breakfast or just water.....

Right now I can hear a fan going and every once in a while the bed in my daughters bedroom creak as she moves around in her sleep. It is an old antique bed that was my great grandmothers. It is a comforting sound.

LizB said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
In bed by midnight

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
I was making vegetable relish a few days ago - spent hours chopping and measuring - and while lifting up the pot to put it on the stove, I judged poorly and lost nearly a pint on the floor. Thankfully, I still had enough for 9 pints! But getting rid of the apple cider vinegar smell took a day or so... :)

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.
2 that come to mind, and my dad's hunting buddy when I was a kid.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?
Water with lemon. Tea at night.

5. Right now, I hear the silence of the kiddos sleeping, old Star Treks on the TV, my hubby playing games on his computer.

Hilary said...

1. usual bedtime between 10 and 11.
2. Biggest oops this month.....I think there have been more than one, actually....but I am too tired to remember.
3.No Bobs.
4. Tea, and then some more tea.
5. I hear Ricky Minor playing on the Jay Leno show, and I know I should be in bed.

Anonymous said...

Usual bedtime is about 10:30. (Many nights I awaken in the recliner to go to bed)

Biggest OOPS in past month: went to work after leaving bathroom light on & hot water running (must run a few minutes to get hot!) Hubby wondered why hot water heater was running when he came home 4 hrs later :(

No relatives named “Bob”.

Earl Grey tea most mornings.

Right now, I hear Weather Channel with air conditioner running in background (80 degrees at 10:45 pm)

Linda (GillLink)

Julene said...

Answers from a lurker: (;
1) Bedtime is usually around 10:30, though I wish it were earlier!

2)Uhm, probably criticizing my husband when I should have held my tounge. He's a sweetie, and I'm lucky to have him.

3)None, as far as I know.

4)Coffee. Currently, iced is best, as it's waaay too hot here.

5)The air conditioner and one of my dogs, Annie, panting, beside me. (she wants me to add that she wants to go on George's next vacation because her humans don't go to such fun places).

Anonymous said...

1. Midnight, right after I hit the 'publish' button.

2. Biggest oops was yelling 'LOSER' at Hubby's softball game and looking like a dork, oh, and almost having our dog put to sleep.. Phew.. glad that didn't happen.

3. No relatives named Bob, but lots of Johns in the family.

4. Coffee with flavored creamer from Coffeemate because what would I do without all those extra calories?

5. A fan downstairs and laughter on the TV.


msdewberry said...

1.) My usual bedtime in the week is about 8:30 or so. I have to get up at 4am for work, but on Friday and Saturday, I like to stay up later, usually 11 or 12am.
2) My biggest oops this week is trying to barbeque but having forgotten to fill the propane tank the flames went out and I did not notice for a bit. Had to cook dinner inside that night.
3)I have an Uncle Bob, my late mother's youngest brother. He is 80 years old now and regularily beats me soundly at Scrabble. I swear he cheats, some of the words he uses!
4.) Has to be coffee, two good strong cups of coffee with cream and Splenda in it. Can't start my day without it.
5) Right now I hear my hubby talking on his cell phone in the kitchen to a client.
Have a great weekend!!

Sweetpea said...

1. night owl hooting hours...midnight to 1-ish. It is currently 1:04 a.m. I get a lot done quite late, what can I say :>/

2. forgot to pay a bill and then received one of those hideous, red printed threat notices.

3. nada. zippo. But I know a dog named "Bob" (owned by a relative).

4. rarely juice...dang, who'm I kidd'in - never juice! Coffee if I've been keeping vampire hours. Tea (I adore Constant Comment) if I wasn't hooting past midnight.

5. right now I hear the far off humming of the refrigerator in the pantry, along with the exquisite silence of dawg sleeping and husband sleeping...

btw, the bee photo redo is slamm'in wonderful.
and it's 1:17. nighty night, CG!

Jayne said...

Oh, I do the same thing with my photos Kate, so don't feel bad! :c)

1. Usually around 9-9:30 as we get up at 5AM.
2. Biggest oops... not telling hubby to water my potted plants on the deck while I was gone. Crispy critters they are.
3. Just my brother in law
4. Coffee, coffee, coffee... with Splenda
5. Listening to Tina Mulrooney, who plays harp and sings along the Cliffs of Moher.

altar ego said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
Between 9:30 and 10:30

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
At work, not keeping my mouth shut before considering a gentle response to something someone did that really sent me over the edge.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.
I think just one. That I know of.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?
Coffee, with half and half, some sweetener

5. Right now, I hear the hum of the computer motor and the dog sighing.

wildbanshee said...

1.Usually around 9 or 10, get in the bed, get the Sebastian the cat setteled, get the Sheeta setteled, then relize I forgot to go to bathroom, ugh I hate that.
2.Dropping the last cold bottle of Diet Pepsi on the kitchen floor.
3.None that I know of.
4.Iced tea at home, coffee at work,
making a whole pot for just me is just silly.
5.The turtle tank needs water, it's sucking air.

Cheyenne said...

I've been lurking around your blog for quite a few months now, but decided it was time to join in! Love your pics and your dog!
1. Between 10:30-11
2. Buying bread and butter pickles instead of dill - ick!
3. None! Not sure on my husband's side, but none that I know of.
4. Just milk in my cereal. Grape juice or orange juice if I'm having anything other than cereal. I'm too sensitive to caffeine - it gives me jitters and makes my head tingle!!!
5. The fountain in the pond outside my apartment.

Deb said...

1. 10 or 11
2. loosing my glasses and my deodorant
3. none and Im from Texas..LOL
4. water
5. the ceiling fan and birds chirping


maryelizabethroche said...

1. I'm a terrible sleeper...but I can be found in bed after 10, reading.
2. I completely forgot to attend my goddaughter's graduation...big oops. My mind is mush lately.
3. Just Bob, and cousin Bob
4. Lots of coffee and cream.
5. Doggie fight!...lots of barking!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? 12:30 am, after my daily post goes up so I can proofread it.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? It had to do with putting the embroidered center into the Williamsburg quilt I made. I'll say no more.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. none

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? coffee. Handsome makes it before I wake up, and brings the first cup into the bedroom for me each morning.

5. Right now, I hear my nephew talking. I'm in WI for my cousins wedding and shared my room with my sister, my niece and my niece's son. (We had a late night pizza party after the reception!)

Have a great weekend, my friend.

Sarah said...

Great photo! What blown out petals? Love what you did with the crop!

1. 9:30ish (I'm such a party pooper

2. Falling down a flight of stairs in the middle of the night.

3. None that I can think of at the moment.

4. Coffee, black, 1 1/2 cups.

5. My husband in the shower

Jen at Cabin Fever said...

What a great crop of the bee. Definitely good use of the "Rule of Thirds"

1. When is your usual bedtime?

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?
I forgot to attend my "mandatory" orientation for my RN year of school last week because my husband asked me to go out to lunch at my favorite restaurant. I really did forget. And my adviser said it was no big deal after I apologized for my absence. Phew!

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.
One. "Uncle Bobby" who is really my dad's uncle.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?
I drink this drink by "Bolt House Farms" and its the cappuccino flavor. I love it.

5. Right now, I hear My partner at work playing some annoying sounding game on

Michelle said...

1. Since I am on summer break from teaching I am staying up until midnight. I love it.

2. I took off running while at a kid's gymnastics place and totally fell out in front of kids/adults.

3. None

4. Coffee with flavored creamer

5. I am listening to CNN.

Anonymous said...

1. i usually try to go to bed around 9. i get up early and work out.... so i try to go to bed early
2. i'm sure i've had pleny of oops moments this month... i can't narrow it down to one!
3. 1
4. iced latte w/ sugar free vanilla
5. Linus barking. he wants to play.

Daryl said...

GAH .. go take your own bee on the flower shot, lady!

1. My sister calls it baby bedtime .. I am asleep by 10 PM ... even on weekends

2. AH... Well.. hard to say I am such a klutz .. but I think when I sat down and the chair rolled away .. that was a real OOOPS and my butt is still sore

3. None. Not a Rob or a Robert or a Bob or Bobby ... but we have lots of Harolds

4. Coffee .. all day long

5. Right now, I hear ToonMan editing something for a client ...

And now I am off to beautify™

Snap said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? We wonder up the stairs about 9.Get settled in by 9:30 (have a new kitten), a little weather on the news and perhaps some Tonight Show. Sleep by 11.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? Amazing! I don't think I had one ... does that mean in July I'll have a real whopper?

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. One ... brother-in-law

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Tea, juice or just milk.

5. Right now, I hear the shower going.

abb said...

Love the final photo - I see what you mean about the yellow. I have problems with oranges as well.

1. Bedtime? Ideally before 12 midnight. Doesn't happen often. And I wonder why I'm perpetually tired.

2. Biggest OOPS? Hmmm...I have so many...

3. Bob relatives: 2

4. Usually iced tea, but lately I've been obsessing over iced coffee w/half & half.

5. I hear the fan running in the window and "Designed to Sell" from the TV.

The Weaver of Grass said...

1. 10.30
2. Fainting in the bathroom.
3. None
4. Tea, no milk or sugar.
5. A blackbird singing in the Scots Pines.

Have a good weekend.

Mary said...

1. around 10:00 or 10:30 pm

2. forgetting to buy cheese for the cheeseburgers.

3. none, that I know of....

4. ice water. to go with my fiber one bar...

5. air conditioner, and thank God for it! It's in the nineties today with high humidity. ick.

LOVE the bee photo! Have a great weekend. :)xoxo

Chocolate Cat said...

1. As early as possible ( I do get up at 5 every morning!)
2. ?
3. None
4. Coffee - Black, strong, 1 sugar
5.Jimmy barking, he is crazy in the morning

FireLight said...

1. When school is in: no later than 9:00...when school is out: aytime I please (averaging 10:30).

2. I bought a bonus package at SAMS which "included" pet health insurance? was for a 5% discount on a pet health insurance policy. MORAL: Read the fine print for the HITCH...and ignore the sales pitch!

3. Three Bobs: one uncle (deceased), one father-in-law (deceased), and one cousin...affectionately know by his children and grandchildren as....yes...Daddy Bob at age 88.

4. Cuppa tea, please.

5. Prairie Home Companion

Anonymous said...

Oh....I am so late! but here tis!
1. When is your usual bedtime? 10pm

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? Forgetting about an date with my mother, my mind is going.....

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. None...can you believe it? they all died off...

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? COFFEE....I am an addict after all.....smiles.

5. Right now, I hear Sister Hazel-All for you. Bigger smiles...

A Scattering said...

1. My usual bedtime is also between 10 and 11.

2. My biggest oops this past month getting all the way to my car in the parking lot at the end of the day wearing my computer glasses - so I had to go ALL the way back to change into my regular glasses. I hate having to go back into the office after 4:30.

3. I have one distant relative named Bob and my brother Rob was called Bob when he was a little boy.

4. no tea, no coffee, no juice. Cereal with milk

5. Our cat Gray playing with one of his toys - there's a bell on it.


Ellen said...

1. When is your usual bedtime? Between 11 and 1.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? Wearing white pants - stopped to pick up a friend and Homer the dog jumped on my =paw prints.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. two. John is big in my family.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Coffee - but only occasionally

5. Right now, I hear the washer spinning and the dryer running - my son is home for the weekend!

Michelle said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
11 or 12
2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? ~I have to say can't remember...

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. My husband!

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Oh Tea first thing

5. Right now, I hear CBC News talking about the G20 __________________ .

alphabet soup said...

1. When is your usual bedtime?
Between eleven and midnight these days

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS?

There will be more than one but it the biggest one eludes me.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”.


4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning?

5. Right now, I hear the sound of computer keys clacking__________________ .

ms soup

suezoos1 said...

Retired and usual bedtime 3-5am. Love the late night hours.

Dropping a just out of the oven pie in the floor. The dogs helped me clean it up.

Only one, a cousin.

Tea or coffee...never juice.

Movie on TV...Dances With Wolves...which I've seen many, many times.

Anonymous said...

Bedtime - between 10 and 11

Biggest oops - finding out my sons shoes were a size and half too small!

Relatives named Bob - not a one!!

Juice first, then a cup of tea

Right now, I hear birds chirping - it's only 4:57 a.m!! (can't sleep!)

Hope your weekend is going well!

maillady said...

1. in bed by 9ish lights out at 11

2 not minding my own business and jumping in my daughters.

3. no one on my side and 1 on my husbands side. funny huh!

4. tea with a little milk on sundays , monday thru sat it's diet pepsi at work...

5. nothing, maybe a light humm from the airconditioner.

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beth said...

i just have time for a couple of these today...i only have one relative named BOB....and TEA....always always TEA !

Renee said...

Contrast is the spark of life. :)

1. When is your usual bedtime? ~ When my head hits the pillow.

2. In the past month, what was your biggest OOPS? ~ Probably spending too much money.

3. How many relatives do you have named “Bob”. None, believe it or not.

4. Tea, or coffee, or juice in the morning? Coffee!!!!

5. Right now, I hear crickets, Goldfinches and wind chimes.

myletterstoemily said...

bedtime: 11:00

oops: unintentionally hurting my daughter's

bob: 2


hear: my dog shaking his little collar and
husband shaking open his paper.

your husband's photo is exquisite, even if
you don't like 'shiny'. :)

Cloudia said...


too many to count :)


coffee black

I hear Waikiki

Aloha from Waikiki

Comfort Spiral

Deborah said...

1. around 10ish
2. its been a difficult month for me, and I have lacked patience...for which I ma sorry
3.I have an uncle named "Bob".
4.Coffee in the morning right from my Keurig machine :)
5.Right now I hear the lovely background music from Rayannes blog

Farmer Gal said...

Bedtime - Wish it was 9pm, but usually ends up being closer to 10:30.

Biggest OOPS - Do I have to pick just one? ;)

Bob - I think just one... My brother.

In the morning - COFFEE. COFFEE. COFFEEEEE!!! With half and half and a scoop of turbinado sugar. It warms up my soul for the day.

I hear - Birds chirping out the window and a slight breeze.

Gail said...

How did I miss this?? I enjoy your questions so much.

1. I try to be in bed by ten but sleep is another matter.

2. Dropping my camera, spilling my tea on it while trying to open a door with one hand was my material oops. My owie oops was getting cut by the toe nails of a shetland pony sized dog.

3. I know of one but I try not to know too many.

4. Iced sweet there another breakfast beverage?

5. This moment, I hear the hum of the air trying to cover the sound of roosters crowing. The house is still silent for the morning but if I listen closely, I can hear myself moaning because I must work today.

Thanks for the fun!

The JR said...

I'm late again! Was out on Friday, cleaning house. Ugh. Family came down to The Tomato Festival.

1. Usually around 10.

2. Getting stepped on by my show horse Jolie at the show and severly pulling a hamstring and groin muscle.

3. No relatives named Bob. But for some reason my sister and BIL call their nephew "Bob" all the time.

4. Coffee with fat free creamer and sweet and low

5. Right now all I hear is keys clicking, the squeaky hall door opening or closing and the A/C coming out of the vents over my head.

GailO said...

I'm late here but I do find these fun:)
1. I like to think 11PM but by the time I tear myself away from the computer it is often much much later...

2. Hitting too many digits when making an electronic mortgage payment...Who would have thought that overpaying would have been such a HUGE hassle?

3. Well Mr O for one!

4. Coffee every morning...

5. Monday afternoon and right now it is very very quiet...just a faint air conditioner...and cars driving by occaisionally...

nancy in ks said...

1. bedtime: around 11.

2. OOPs, had Mexican food Tuesday night, complete with black beans. Went to photography class Wed. aft. on location. Bent way over to get shots off the ground, and out of no-where! a little toot! "Oh, shit, I thought, I didn't even know that was coming." so embarrassed.

3. Probably no Bobs. Have a cat named Bob though.

4. Juice or water.

5. Right now, I on TV, quietly, in the other room. Also very loud keyboard strikes. Need a new keyboard, I guess.