Thursday, August 13, 2009

The MailMan Honks Once

The Mailman brought me a surprise.
A big brown box.
It didn't say Avon.
That was the only thing I had order recently.
MMMM Marketing Departmet?
Who Markets Meeee?
So I grabbed the scissors.
I sliced open the tape.
.... lo and behold ~ a brown bag with curly ribbon!
It's too early for my birthday!
(It is a month a way.... HINT HINT)
So what could it be?

Well, check it out!
My comment buddy, BarbaraRae, had a little contest
over at her blog, Goal For The Green!
And I won!
Yes, ME!
I won a prize!
I couldn't believe!

Green Batteries!

I thought, ok, I will probably get a pack of AA's.

But, NOPE!

I got a whole bag of batteries!

Thanks BarbaraRae!

Check these batteries out at

They are landfill friendly.
Cadmium Free
Mercury Free
PVC Free

Fuji EnviroMAX batteries!

A ECO-Friendly battery alternative!

What do these images have in common?


I am off to Indiana on an airplane to attend a wedding!

My niece is getting married Saturday!

As most of you know, I am originally from Indiana. It is not my favorite place in the world, but it is where my mommy and some of my family live. So needs dictate that I must return occasionally. I am glad this is one of the happier reasons to return!

Here are some facts from Enchanted Learning:

Indiana was the 19th state in the USA; it became a state on December 11, 1816.

State Abbreviation - IN
State Capital - Indianapolis
Largest City - Indianapolis
Area - 36,420 square miles [Indiana is the 38th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 6,080,485 (as of 2000) [Indiana is the 14th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Indianians or Hoosiers
Major Industries - agriculture (corn, soybeans, wheat), manufacturing, mining (coal, limestone), steel-making

Major Rivers - Ohio River, Wabash River, White River, Tippecanoe River
Major Lakes - Mississinewa Lake, Lake Michigan
Highest Point - Hoosier Hill, Wayne County (near Richmond in east-central Indiana) - 1,257 feet (383 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

Origin of the Name Indiana - Indiana is a word that refers to the local Indians.
State Nickname - Hoosier State
State Motto - "The Crossroads of America"
State Song - "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away," by Paul Dresser

Monday, August 3, 2009


Time for a new post! Life just keeps on ticking away.....

This is my new adventure "PyraBang!"


I was cruisin' my friends from, and went to Diane's Blog. I read her post.

It's free to join! If you like what you see, then there is a gold membership for $5.95.

Check it out.... give me some feed back.... I am still learning what it is all about!