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  • Becky says:Seemingly small conversations still mean a lot

    Becky says:Seemingly small conversations still mean a lot

    Thursday, January 30 2014 11:43 PM EST2014-01-31 04:43:30 GMT
    On this morning, 10 years ago, I called my dad for no particular reason, just to say hi and let him know it was NEGATIVE 35 degrees outside and I thought it was nuts!  I lived in Wisconsin at the time.
    On this morning, 10 years ago, I called my dad for no particular reason, just to say hi and let him know it was NEGATIVE 35 degrees outside and I thought it was nuts!  I lived in Wisconsin at the time.
  • Becky says:How to keep those resolutions

    Becky says:How to keep those resolutions

    Monday, January 20 2014 9:36 PM EST2014-01-21 02:36:05 GMT
    We are a few weeks into the new year ... the time people start to lose their zest with those resolutions.
    We are a few weeks into the new year ... the time people start to lose their zest with those resolutions.
  • Becky says: Merry Christmas!

    Becky says: Merry Christmas!

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 8:00 AM EST2013-12-24 13:00:12 GMT
    Merry Christmas!   Local weather forecasts across the country will show Norad's Santa sleigh tracker tonight, kids will think every red light they see in the sky is Rudolph's nose, and plates of cookies
    Merry Christmas!   Local weather forecasts across the country will show Norad's Santa sleigh tracker tonight, kids will think every red light they see in the sky is Rudolph's nose, and plates of cookies
  • Becky says: Slow down winter holidays!!!

    Becky says: Slow down winter holidays!!!

    Thursday, December 19 2013 5:56 PM EST2013-12-19 22:56:53 GMT
    I had no idea the shortened time between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year would bother so much ... or at all, for that matter.      I need just one more weekend ... Just one.  We have been so
    I had no idea the shortened time between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year would bother so much ... or at all, for that matter.      I need just one more weekend ... Just one.  We have been so
  • Becky Says: New Year's Resolutions

    Becky Says: New Year's Resolutions

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 3:37 PM EST2013-12-11 20:37:46 GMT
    Is it too early to start talking about New Year's Resolutions?
    Is it too early to start talking about New Year's Resolutions?
  • Becky says: Happy shopping

    Becky says: Happy shopping

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 9:10 PM EST2013-12-04 02:10:41 GMT
    So starts the holiday shopping season! Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday ... they are all in the books and we are down to the final 3 weeks of shopping.  According to the Washington Post,
    So starts the holiday shopping season! Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday ... they are all in the books and we are down to the final 3 weeks of shopping.  According to the Washington Post,
  • Becky says: Let me know if you read blogs!

    Becky says: Let me know if you read blogs!

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 6:24 PM EST2013-11-26 23:24:22 GMT
    I'm curious ... If you read this blog, please comment below, or comment on my Facebook page, Becky Freemal Fox Roanoke.  I wonder how many people see these blogs.  I know back in the day, blogs were all
    I'm curious ... If you read this blog, please comment below, or comment on my Facebook page, Becky Freemal Fox Roanoke.  I wonder how many people see these blogs.  I know back in the day, blogs were all
  • Becky says: Peak colors are here!!

    Becky says: Peak colors are here!!

    Friday, November 1 2013 11:13 PM EDT2013-11-02 03:13:21 GMT
    We are officially enjoying peak colors for the Fall and I LOVE it!   Thinking we might head out with friends to a park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, who knows ... anywhere this weekend that involves colorful
    We are officially enjoying peak colors for the Fall and I LOVE it!   Thinking we might head out with friends to a park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, who knows ... anywhere this weekend that involves colorful
  • Becky says: Dancing with the Valley Stars

    Becky says: Dancing with the Valley Stars

    Friday, October 25 2013 8:52 PM EDT2013-10-26 00:52:08 GMT
    In just a few weeks I have to get in front a crowd and "Dance with the Valley Stars."    O.K., for those of you who know me -- you can stop laughing! In theory, that would mean getting all dolled up
    In just a few weeks I have to get in front a crowd and "Dance with the Valley Stars."    O.K., you can all stop laughing now!
  • Becky says: My friend will never watch my kid again!

    Becky says: My friend will never watch my kid again!

    Monday, October 14 2013 9:38 PM EDT2013-10-15 01:38:05 GMT
    I had to work this past weekend and needed someone to watch my 4 year old.  Many of you know my 10 O'clock news anchor, Lindsey Ward ... she volunteered to hang with him while my husband I were at work. A
    I had to work this past weekend and needed someone to watch my 4 year old.  Many of you know my 10 O'clock news anchor, Lindsey Ward ... she volunteered to hang with him while my husband I were at work. A
  • Becky says: Will the government shut down?

    Becky says: Will the government shut down?

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 9:41 PM EDT2013-09-26 01:41:54 GMT
    Here we go again ... Talking about a government shutdown.  Will it happen?  Will congress figure it out and keep the federal government running?  So many questions - and not so many days left. I found
    Here we go again ... Talking about a government shutdown.  Will it happen?  Will congress figure it out and keep the federal government running?  So many questions - and not so many days left. I found
  • Becky says: Summer of Travel is over ...

    Becky says: Summer of Travel is over ...

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 11:23 PM EDT2013-09-19 03:23:54 GMT
    The summer of travel 2013 is in the books.  Sad. To be honest, I did not try to book all my trips so close to one another ... And in the future will actually try my best not to do that to myself ever
    The summer of travel 2013 is in the books.  Sad. To be honest, I did not try to book all my trips so close to one another ... And in the future will actually try my best not to do that to myself ever
  • Becky says: Is home schooling on the rise?

    Becky says: Is home schooling on the rise?

    Friday, August 30 2013 11:38 PM EDT2013-08-31 03:38:03 GMT
    I wonder if the rate of home schooled children is on the rise.   What are we, only a week into the school year?  ... and already we have a school shooting.  This one in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
    I wonder if the rate of home schooled children is on the rise.   What are we, only a week into the school year?  ... and already we have a school shooting.  This one in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
  • Becky says: Football!!

    Becky says: Football!!

    Friday, August 9 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-08-10 03:02:44 GMT
    Fall is right around the corner ... and I. can't. wait. Football camps and preseason games have littered television and I am SO happy about it.  After an upset of a Shark Week (which I WAS completely
    Fall is right around the corner ... and I. can't. wait. Football camps and preseason games have littered television and I am SO happy about it.  After an upset of a Shark Week (which I WAS completely
  • Becky says: Happy Birthday!

    Becky says: Happy Birthday!

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-07-23 21:32:23 GMT
    Four years ago, today, I woke up as big as a house ... and just a few short hours later ... had an adorable baby boy in my arms. I'm not sure where that baby went - he is now full on little boy -- getting
    Four years ago, today, I woke up as big as a house ... and just a few short hours later ... had an adorable baby boy in my arms. I'm not sure where that baby went - he is now full on little boy -- getting
  • Becky says: Mother Nature's mood swings wear me out!

    Becky says: Mother Nature's mood swings wear me out!

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-07-16 21:11:24 GMT
    How is it that my herbs are wilting already? ... as if we didn't just have weeks of non-stop monsoon like rains. If plants aren't flooded out already, this heat might just fry them. As I pulled out of
    How is it that my herbs are wilting already? ... as if we didn't just have weeks of non-stop monsoon like rains. If plants aren't flooded out already, this heat might just fry them. As I pulled out of
  • How do busy people keep their desks clean?

    How do busy people keep their desks clean?

    Monday, July 8 2013 9:22 AM EDT2013-07-08 13:22:57 GMT
    So, you know those days when you finally have a moment to look around and think - what happened?!   Is my desk underneath all this clutter?   Let's just say that's kind of been a constant lately
    So, you know those days when you finally have a moment to look around and think - what happened?!   Is my desk underneath all this clutter?   Let's just say that's kind of been a constant lately
  • Becky says: Happy Independence Day!

    Becky says: Happy Independence Day!

    Friday, June 28 2013 9:25 PM EDT2013-06-29 01:25:07 GMT
    The 4th of July brings plenty of parties, festivals ... and of course, fireworks! Figured I'd use this time to share with you where you can head out for a good time as this holiday week approaches.
    The 4th of July brings plenty of parties, festivals ... and of course, fireworks! Figured I'd use this time to share with you where you can head out for a good time as this holiday week approaches.
  • Mother nature needs to calm down

    Mother nature needs to calm down

    Friday, June 14 2013 6:25 PM EDT2013-06-14 22:25:53 GMT
    It's amazing how quickly Mother Nature changes her moods.  We had some serious humidity earlier this week. Then yesterday ...  It now looks like the weather gurus are calling it a Derecho after all ... Trees
    It's amazing how quickly Mother Nature changes her moods.
  • iPhone? ... or another Droid?

    iPhone? ... or another Droid?

    Monday, June 3 2013 8:36 PM EDT2013-06-04 00:36:15 GMT
    Droid vs. iPhone? Why do I ask?  ... because my Droid (HTC Incredible 4) went for a swim this week.   Cell phones swim like a rock. I wonder if now would be the time to make the switch over to iphone
    Droid vs. iPhone? Why do I ask?  ... because my Droid (HTC Incredible 4) went for a swim this week.   Cell phones swim like a rock. I wonder if now would be the time to make the switch over to iphone
  • Becky says: Comfort and Strength to Oklahoma

    Becky says: Comfort and Strength to Oklahoma

    Monday, May 20 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:16:38 GMT
    I went home for dinner tonight and couldn't wait to get a hug from my little guy.   I can't begin to imagine the helpless feeling those parents in Moore, Oklahoma have tonight after that God forsaken twister
    I went home for dinner tonight and couldn't wait to get a hug from my little guy.   I can't begin to imagine the helpless feeling those parents in Moore, Oklahoma have tonight after that God forsaken twister
  • Becky says: Summer Camp ideas

    Becky says: Summer Camp ideas

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-05-15 21:12:31 GMT
    Throughout the month of May, our "Out and About" segment has a fun theme for summer ... Backyard Adventures.  It's all about finding free, or inexpensive, things you can do with your kids. We've found
    Throughout the month of May, our "Out and About" segment has a fun theme for summer ... Backyard Adventures.  It's all about finding free, or inexpensive, things you can do with your kids. We've found
  • Virginia State Parks Geocaching

    Virginia State Parks Geocaching

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 4:06 PM EDT2013-05-08 20:06:43 GMT
    This week in our Out and About "Backyard Adventures" we wander out on the trails of Smith Mountain Lake State Park.  We introduce you to the world of geocaching and what it's all about. However, the Smith
    This week in our Out and About "Backyard Adventures" we wander out on the trails of Smith Mountain Lake State Park.  We introduce you to the world of geocaching and what it's all about. However, the Smith
  • LaSalle Strong

    LaSalle Strong

    Saturday, May 4 2013 11:36 PM EDT2013-05-05 03:36:33 GMT
    It's been a tough week for Cincinnati LaSalle High School.  A student pulled out a loaded gun in the middle of a class full of students, then turned it on himself.  It created panic as kids scrambled for
    It's been a tough week for Cincinnati LaSalle High School.  A student pulled out a loaded gun in the middle of a class full of students, then turned it on himself.  It created panic as kids scrambled 
  • Becky says: WOW and I thought my knee looked bad!

    Becky says: WOW and I thought my knee looked bad!

    Friday, March 22 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-03-22 21:43:46 GMT
    So in my celebrity stalker status with Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods ... I got on both of their Facebook pages to check out the pictures they posted Monday when they announced they are dating. As perused
    So in my celebrity stalker status with Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods ... I got on both of their Facebook pages to check out the pictures they posted Monday when they announced they are dating. As perused
  • Becky says: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods are dating?!

    Becky says: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods are dating?!

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-03-19 22:07:08 GMT
    I'm not much of a celebrity stalker, but for some reason this whole Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn relationship has really caught my attention.   After all he's dealt with, wow - she's delving into some unchartered
    I'm not much of a celebrity stalker, but for some reason this whole Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn relationship has really caught my attention.   After all he's dealt with, wow - she's delving into some unchartered
  • Becky says: Lemmings

    Becky says: Lemmings

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 6:43 PM EDT2013-03-13 22:43:19 GMT
    Anytime I work on my "What's Trending @ 10" segment, it never ceases to amaze me what is trending.  Today for example, on Yahoo, the top trending topic - Miley Cyrus and her man broke up.  I get some people
    Anytime I work on my "What's Trending @ 10" segment, it never ceases to amaze me what is trending.  Today for example, on Yahoo, the top trending topic - Miley Cyrus and her man broke up.  I get some people
  • Becky says: Did you like the Super Bowl commercials?

    Becky says: Did you like the Super Bowl commercials?

    Monday, February 4 2013 6:33 PM EST2013-02-04 23:33:47 GMT
    What did you think of the Super bowl commercials?  With prices at $4 million for a 30 second spot ... I have no doubt companies hope you remembered their spot and you plan to spend some money with them. If
    What did you think of the Super bowl commercials?  With prices at $4 million for a 30 second spot ... I have no doubt companies hope you remembered their spot and you plan to spend some money with them. If
  • Becky says: Wow, dad is STILL right?!

    Becky says: Wow, dad is STILL right?!

    Thursday, January 31 2013 11:17 PM EST2013-02-01 04:17:42 GMT
    After blogging yesterday, about the last time I talked to my dad ... I figured today, on the anniversary of his death, I would talk about how ridiculously cool my dad, Bob Freemal, will always be. He's
    After blogging yesterday, about the last time I talked to my dad ... I figured today, on the anniversary of his death, I would talk about how ridiculously cool my dad, Bob Freemal, will always be. He's
  • Becky says: Enjoy your time together

    Becky says: Enjoy your time together

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 11:21 PM EST2013-01-31 04:21:15 GMT
    Huh, as I entered the date for today's blog, I realized it's been 9 years since I spoke to my dad. Days like this are just a reminder to enjoy the time you have with the people you love. It was about
    Huh, as I entered the date for today's blog, I realized it's been 9 years since I spoke to my dad. Days like this are just a reminder to enjoy the time you have with the people you love
  • Becky says: Hang in there ... Spring is almost here!

    Becky says: Hang in there ... Spring is almost here!

    Monday, January 28 2013 6:30 PM EST2013-01-28 23:30:02 GMT
    Alright my friends ... January is almost over!  One more solid (short) month of winter and we can finally start looking ahead to my FAVORITE season of all time. I've always been a fan of both Fall and
    Alright my friends ... January is almost over!  One more solid (short) month of winter and we can finally start looking ahead to my FAVORITE season of all time. I've always been a fan of both Fall and
  • Becky says: Ready to ditch the swagger

    Becky says: Ready to ditch the swagger

    Thursday, January 24 2013 3:46 PM EST2013-01-24 20:46:06 GMT
    It's been 7 weeks since I tore my ACL playing soccer and it has been a journey ... one that requires some serious patience.   I don't do the whole 'sitting still' thing well - at all.   I have a love/hate
    It's been 7 weeks since I tore my ACL playing soccer and it has been a journey ... one that requires some serious patience.   I don't do the whole 'sitting still' thing well - at all.   I have a love/hate
  • Becky says: The cold hitched a ride

    Becky says: The cold hitched a ride

    Wednesday, January 23 2013 6:28 PM EST2013-01-23 23:28:09 GMT
    For those of you who don't like the cold weather, I feel I must apologize.  I traveled to Wisconsin last week ... leaving behind a beautiful weekend in the 70's.  Then, I left Wisconsin just in time -
    For those of you who don't like the cold weather, I feel I must apologize.  I traveled to Wisconsin last week ... leaving behind a beautiful weekend in the 70's.  Then, I left Wisconsin just in time -
  • Becky says: Mayo jar and golf balls = life lesson

    Becky says: Mayo jar and golf balls = life lesson

    Thursday, January 3 2013 9:13 PM EST2013-01-04 02:13:56 GMT
    I'm not a fan of forwarded emails.  Accordingly, I rarely even open them ... but this was a from a friend who rarely forwards email, so I decided to see what it was all about ...  it was worth the read. Email: A
    I'm not a fan of forwarded emails.  Accordingly, I rarely even open them ...
  • Becky says: Happy Holidays

    Becky says: Happy Holidays

    Friday, December 21 2012 6:18 PM EST2012-12-21 23:18:44 GMT
    I'll be out of here for the holiday after tonight.  Just want to wish everyone Happy Holidays!   If you are travelling, be safe.   If you are visiting family, enjoy every minute.   If you're plans are
    I'll be out of here for the holiday after tonight.  Just want to wish everyone Happy Holidays! 
  • Becky says: Anchoring and pillows

    Becky says: Anchoring and pillows

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 5:39 PM EST2012-12-18 22:39:37 GMT
    First day back to work after getting my new ACL ... and my co-workers rock!  We may have looked like a 3 ring circus trying to get me into the chair and piling pillows on top of a stool to prop my knee
    First day back to work after getting my new ACL ... and my co-workers rock!  We may have looked like a 3 ring circus trying to get me into the chair and piling pillows on top of a stool to prop my knee
  • Becky says: Gettin' a new ACL tomorrow

    Becky says: Gettin' a new ACL tomorrow

    Monday, December 3 2012 5:17 PM EST2012-12-03 22:17:46 GMT
    Tomorrow I go under the knife to get a new ACL.  Yay me.  Took a hit to the side of my knee during a soccer game ... and for a brief moment, my knee bent in a direction it shouldn't. It's amazing as time
    Tomorrow I go under the knife to get a new ACL.  Yay me.  Took a hit to the side of my knee during a soccer game ... and for a brief moment, my knee bent in a direction it shouldn't. It's amazing as time
  • Becky says:.... mm mm the smell of popcorn.

    Becky says:.... mm mm the smell of popcorn.

    Friday, November 30 2012 5:05 PM EST2012-11-30 22:05:34 GMT
    Ever notice how popcorn pretty much sells itself? You could be happily working away - avoiding any and all cravings, just drinking some water - then BAM, someone makes popcorn and it's all over. That
    Ever notice how popcorn pretty much sells itself? You could be happily working away - avoiding any and all cravings, just drinking some water - then BAM, someone makes popcorn and it's all over. That
  • Becky says: Trying to prepare

    Becky says: Trying to prepare

    Thursday, November 29 2012 5:12 PM EST2012-11-29 22:12:23 GMT
    It's amazing the motivation you get, once you realize your mobility will be taken away. I have ACL reconstruction surgery coming up and accordingly, have gotten all my Christmas shopping completed, our
    It's amazing the motivation you get, once you realize your mobility will be taken away.
  • Becky Says: Tail of the Tortoise up Ahead

    Becky Says: Tail of the Tortoise up Ahead

    Monday, November 19 2012 9:28 PM EST2012-11-20 02:28:39 GMT
    Swimming is not something I do a lot of. Pretty much, because I'm not a big fan. Now that I tore my ACL, it's one thing I am allowed to do ... So I am 'efforting.'
    Swimming is not something I do a lot of. Pretty much, because I'm not a big fan. Now that I tore my ACL, it's one thing I am allowed to do ... So I am 'efforting.'
  • Becky says:Black Friday

    Becky says:Black Friday

    Thursday, November 15 2012 11:08 PM EST2012-11-16 04:08:52 GMT
    Every year, people rush out for Black Friday deals.  My husband and I actually had the crazy notion we could hang with the crowds and get some high-dollar camera for cheap. We drove out at midnight -
    Every year, people rush out for Black Friday deals.  My husband and I actually had the crazy notion we could hang with the crowds and get some high-dollar camera for cheap. We drove out at midnight -
  • Becky says: Happy Birthday Ethan and Colin!!

    Becky says: Happy Birthday Ethan and Colin!!

    Thursday, November 1 2012 6:24 PM EDT2012-11-01 22:24:04 GMT
    Gotta give a shout out to my twin nephews - who turn 10 today!  !!!HAPPY BIRTHDAY ETHAN AND COLIN!!!      Ten.  Wow.  Where has the time gone?  I remember when my sister told us the news she was pregnant
    Gotta give a shout out to my twin nephews - who turn 10 today!  !!!HAPPY BIRTHDAY ETHAN AND COLIN!!!      Ten.  Wow.  Where has the time gone?  I remember when my sister told us the news she was pregnant
  • Becky says: Happy Halloween!

    Becky says: Happy Halloween!

    Wednesday, October 31 2012 5:38 PM EDT2012-10-31 21:38:10 GMT
    Happy Halloween! Our little guy is one of the many sporting a Spiderman costume today.  Somehow this year, Halloween has turned into a season.   Just like the lead up to Christmas involves a ton of parties
    Happy Halloween! Our little guy is one of the many sporting a Spiderman costume today.  Somehow this year, Halloween has turned into a season.   Just like the lead up to Christmas involves a ton of parties
  • Becky says:These Fall colors can stay as long as they want

    Becky says:These Fall colors can stay as long as they want

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 5:33 PM EDT2012-10-30 21:33:19 GMT
    I was worried the lack of rain we had in our area would severely diminish the Fall color change ... But man, is it absolutely gorgeous out there?! When I saw leaves falling off our neighbors tree in the
    I was worried the lack of rain we had in our area would severely diminish the Fall color change ... But man, is it absolutely gorgeous out there?! When I saw leaves falling off our neighbors tree in the
  • Becky says: How do injured, lost animals always find me??

    Becky says: How do injured, lost animals always find me??

    Thursday, October 25 2012 11:08 PM EDT2012-10-26 03:08:20 GMT
    Why is it that every injured, sick, lost or "in need of a home" animal finds ME?  I am a complete sucker for an animal in need ... and I am pretty sure they know it. Today I came home to find a bird in
    Why is it that every injured, sick, lost or "in need of a home" animal finds ME?  I am a complete sucker for an animal in need ... and I am pretty sure they know it. Today I came home to find a bird in
  • Becky says: Motivation slim

    Becky says: Motivation slim

    Wednesday, October 24 2012 11:12 PM EDT2012-10-25 03:12:10 GMT
    After 5 days that included a pumpkin patch, hay ride, winery, touring around DC ... I can't seem to motivate back into reality today. It's nice to have time off, but returning to life always returns returning
    After 5 days that included a pumpkin patch, hay ride, winery, touring around DC ... I can't seem to motivate back into reality today. It's nice to have time off, but returning to life always returns returning
  • Becky says: Anniversary Day!

    Becky says: Anniversary Day!

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 8:47 PM EDT2012-10-17 00:47:46 GMT
    So hi. Sorry I haven't written in so long. No excuses. Can I just tell you how much I love the fall season?! Why haven't I written? Football games, soccer, time off to visit with my mom etc ... And
    So hi. Sorry I haven't written in so long. No excuses. Can I just tell you how much I love the fall season?! Why haven't I written? Football games, soccer, time off to visit with my mom etc ... And
  • Becky says: Dirt? Check.

    Becky says: Dirt? Check.

    Wednesday, September 19 2012 6:12 PM EDT2012-09-19 22:12:18 GMT
    Day #4 - dirt still working its way out? Check. The Marine Corp MudRun took place this past Saturday ... today, Wednesday, after I got out of the shower - I STILL had dirt coming out of my ears. I think
    Day #4 - dirt still working its way out? Check. The Marine Corp MudRun took place this past Saturday ... today, Wednesday, after I got out of the shower - I STILL had dirt coming out of my ears. I think
  • Becky says: MudRun - check!

    Becky says: MudRun - check!

    Monday, September 17 2012 11:13 PM EDT2012-09-18 03:13:17 GMT
    The 2012 Marine Corp MudRun is in the books! Oh, and as you can see by the pic - I got a little dirty along the course. :) Thankfully, my husband was there to document the moment with a camera ... with
    The 2012 Marine Corp MudRun is in the books! Oh, and as you can see by the pic - I got a little dirty along the course. :) Thankfully, my husband was there to document the moment with a camera ... with
  • Becky says: Found that "break!"

    Becky says: Found that "break!"

    Friday, September 14 2012 12:24 PM EDT2012-09-14 16:24:41 GMT
    Found that break I was looking for! After a string of bad luck ... I finally caught a break and it was with my cell phone bill! My phone usage is usually around .5-ish GB and THE first month I go to the
    Found that break I was looking for! After a string of bad luck ... I finally caught a break and it was with my cell phone bill! My phone usage is usually around .5-ish GB and THE first month I go to the
  • Becky says: I plan to own Double Unders ... some day

    Becky says: I plan to own Double Unders ... some day

    Tuesday, September 11 2012 6:16 PM EDT2012-09-11 22:16:14 GMT
    Add Double Unders to my list of workouts to conquer. I had NO idea it would be so difficult to do 50 Double Unders. During my interval training class a (former-haha) friend suggested we do the "Fantastic
    Add Double Unders to my list of workouts to conquer.
  • Becky says: Cut me a break ... somewhere ... please.

    Becky says: Cut me a break ... somewhere ... please.

    Thursday, September 6 2012 6:20 PM EDT2012-09-06 22:20:26 GMT
    What a day. ... and really, it started yesterday. Yesterday morning, my little guy got up about hours earlier than usual. I could've taken a nap once I got him off to daycare, but instead motivated
    What a day. ... and really, it started yesterday. Yesterday morning, my little guy got up about hours earlier than usual. I could've taken a nap once I got him off to daycare, but instead motivated
  • Becky says: Turf Toe ... seriously?

    Becky says: Turf Toe ... seriously?

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 6:09 PM EDT2012-08-29 22:09:09 GMT
    James Starks has turf toe. Seriously. Yep, turf toe may be the reason I will have a completely crummy running back line up on my fantasy football team. O.K., that and I clearly didn't have much to pick
    James Starks has turf toe. Seriously. Yep, turf toe may be the reason I will have a completely crummy running back line up on my fantasy football team. O.K., that and I clearly didn't have much to pick
  • Becky says: Fall soccer is about to begin!

    Becky says: Fall soccer is about to begin!

    Tuesday, August 28 2012 6:06 PM EDT2012-08-28 22:06:37 GMT
    Fall soccer is about to begin! After watching the U.S. Women win gold, I'm ready to get out on the field again. I know, I know ... I am no Abby Wambach, but I can only hope after #4 from that other team,
    Fall soccer is about to begin! After watching the U.S. Women win gold, I'm ready to get out on the field again. I know, I know ... I am no Abby Wambach, but I can only hope after #4 from that other team,
  • Becky says: Vacation return

    Becky says: Vacation return

    Thursday, August 23 2012 9:18 PM EDT2012-08-24 01:18:51 GMT
    Returning from vacation usually puts me in a funk for a day or two, but this time around, I'm happy to report the return hasn't been so bad! I had a GREAT time at the beach with my family ... Including
    Returning from vacation usually puts me in a funk for a day or two, but this time around, I'm happy to report the return hasn't been so bad! I had a GREAT time at the beach with my family ... Including
  • Becky says: Bring home the gold ladies!

    Becky says: Bring home the gold ladies!

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 11:11 PM EDT2012-08-09 03:11:56 GMT
    GO U.S.A.!!!! Tomorrow is the gold medal match for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, as they go up against Japan. You got this one ladies!!! ... Bring home the gold!!!
    GO U.S.A.!!!! Tomorrow is the gold medal match for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, as they go up against Japan. You got this one ladies!!! ... Bring home the gold!!!
  • Becky says: Hmmm, where can I watch soccer and gymnastics?

    Becky says: Hmmm, where can I watch soccer and gymnastics?

    Tuesday, August 7 2012 5:52 PM EDT2012-08-07 21:52:37 GMT
    Once the Olympics are over, I'm not sure where I will get my soccer and gymnastics fix. As I have said, you just never see those on TV ... well, at least not the main channels, and not the channels I
    Once the Olympics are over, I'm not sure where I will get my soccer and gymnastics fix. As I have said, you just never see those on TV ... well, at least not the main channels, and not the channels I
  • Becky says

    Becky says

    Monday, August 6 2012 4:48 PM EDT2012-08-06 20:48:40 GMT
    So, I'm writing this while I constantly look over at the t.v., so I am sure this is typo heaven. But these Olympics have me completely mesmerized. O.K., the soccer has me sucked in, maybe not all of it. Japan
    So, I'm writing this while I constantly look over at the t.v., so I am sure this is typo heaven. But these Olympics have me completely mesmerized. O.K., the soccer has me sucked in, maybe not all of it. Japan
  • Becky says: Busy summer

    Becky says: Busy summer

    Friday, August 3 2012 5:54 PM EDT2012-08-03 21:54:32 GMT
    I thought summer was a time for things to slow down a bit, but somehow the past month or so has been ridiculously busy! We are going to the beach soon ... and I am ready. Ready to do nothing. Well, we
    I thought summer was a time for things to slow down a bit, but somehow the past month or so has been ridiculously busy! We are going to the beach soon ... and I am ready. Ready to do nothing. Well, we
  • Becky says: How do they do that?!

    Becky says: How do they do that?!

    Thursday, August 2 2012 4:12 PM EDT2012-08-02 20:12:41 GMT
    Let's talk about synchronize diving. How do they do that?? How do they not smack their heads on the platform? How do they not belly flop into the water? How do they not slam into each other mid-air?
    Let's talk about synchronize diving. How do they do that?? How do they not smack their heads on the platform? How do they not belly flop into the water? How do they not slam into each other mid-air?
  • Becky says: All sports all the time!

    Becky says: All sports all the time!

    Tuesday, July 31 2012 6:04 PM EDT2012-07-31 22:04:37 GMT
    I am LOVING all these sports on TV. It makes me so happy! Soccer, volleyball, gymnastics ... it's SO exciting! (... If you haven't already noticed my exorbitant use of exclamation points) That being said,
    I am LOVING all these sports on TV. It makes me so happy! Soccer, volleyball, gymnastics ... it's SO exciting! (... If you haven't already noticed my exorbitant use of exclamation points) That being said,
  • Becky says: Soccer and gymnastics on TV!

    Becky says: Soccer and gymnastics on TV!

    Friday, July 27 2012 6:18 PM EDT2012-07-27 22:18:55 GMT
    The Olympics 2012 are here! Well, in a short while the opening ceremonies will kick off and that means so will soccer games ... yay for me! :) I LOVE watching soccer, and during the World Cup and the
    The Olympics 2012 are here! Well, in a short while the opening ceremonies will kick off and that means so will soccer games ... yay for me! :) I LOVE watching soccer, and during the World Cup and the
  • Becky says: My quads are spent

    Becky says: My quads are spent

    Thursday, July 26 2012 5:27 PM EDT2012-07-26 21:27:41 GMT
    Turkish get ups ... Pistols ... Thrusts ... A trio I won't soon forget after today's workout. Holy cow! Seriously, my quads are seriously spent. First of all ... I did NOT use another human being like
    Turkish get ups ... Pistols ... Thrusts ... A trio I won't soon forget after today's workout.
  • Becky says: Happy birthday to my favorite little guy!

    Becky says: Happy birthday to my favorite little guy!

    Monday, July 23 2012 9:03 PM EDT2012-07-24 01:03:38 GMT
    Happy Birthday to my favorite little dude!!! Henry turns 3 years old today and I can't believe I am no longer the mother of a toddler, but instead a "preschooler." Crazy. Maybe I can still call him a
    Happy Birthday to my favorite little dude!!! Henry turns 3 years old today and I can't believe I am no longer the mother of a toddler, but instead a "preschooler." Crazy. Maybe I can still call him a
  • Becky says: Wow, if only I could meet Mother Nature ...

    Becky says: Wow, if only I could meet Mother Nature ...

    Thursday, July 19 2012 11:22 PM EDT2012-07-20 03:22:22 GMT
    If only I could meet Mother Nature in person ... wow, would I share a few words. We are in the middle of the worst drought of the 21st century and there's a 60% chance of rain RIGHT when I planned my
    If only I could meet Mother Nature in person ... wow, would I share a few words. We are in the middle of the worst drought of the 21st century and there's a 60% chance of rain RIGHT when I planned my
  • Becky says: Can't wait to complain about being too cold!

    Becky says: Can't wait to complain about being too cold!

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 5:40 PM EDT2012-07-18 21:40:42 GMT
    Tomorrow is magical day # 50 without air conditioning in the newsroom. Don't get me wrong we have mobile units - they look a bit like robots. However, this heat has made it close to impossible for the
    Tomorrow is magical day # 50 without air conditioning in the newsroom. Don't get me wrong we have mobile units - they look a bit like robots. However, this heat has made it close to impossible for the
  • Becky says: Yep, the set was HOT

    Becky says: Yep, the set was HOT

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 11:05 PM EDT2012-07-18 03:05:01 GMT
    Just got off the set after the 10 O'clock news ... and wow was the heat unbelievable. The air conditioner is still busted in the newsroom and I guess the a/c in the studio just can't keep up with the
    Just got off the set after the 10 O'clock news ... and wow was the heat unbelievable. The air conditioner is still busted in the newsroom and I guess the a/c in the studio just can't keep up with the
  • Becky says: Just one more day

    Becky says: Just one more day

    Monday, July 16 2012 11:12 PM EDT2012-07-17 03:12:38 GMT
    Just one more day! Yep, that's it ... one more day of ridiculously hot weather and then those temps start to drop back down into the 80's. Right now the high on Saturday is 83! I can feel the cool
    Just one more day! Yep, that's it ... one more day of ridiculously hot weather and then those temps start to drop back down into the 80's. Right now the high on Saturday is 83! I can feel the cool
  • Becky says: Temp check!

    Becky says: Temp check!

    Thursday, July 12 2012 6:34 PM EDT2012-07-12 22:34:00 GMT
    I am HAPPY to report while the a/c has yet to be fixed the newsroom is finally cool again! :) AND ... We are told it will be fixed within days now - wahooo! The thermometer is gone, so I can't show you
    I am HAPPY to report while the a/c has yet to be fixed the newsroom is finally cool again! :) AND ... We are told it will be fixed within days now - wahooo! The thermometer is gone, so I can't show you
  • Becky says: Gonna need a jacket soon!

    Becky says: Gonna need a jacket soon!

    Wednesday, July 11 2012 8:43 PM EDT2012-07-12 00:43:00 GMT
    Check it out! We are no longer in the 90's ... INSIDE. Wahoooo, almost time to bust out the jackets. ha ha. OK, so it's not that cool just yet, but it's getting closer to bearable. Before you know
    Check it out! We are no longer in the 90's ... INSIDE.
  • Becky says: 90 degrees - seriously?!

    Becky says: 90 degrees - seriously?!

    Monday, July 9 2012 11:26 PM EDT2012-07-10 03:26:09 GMT
    After no air conditioning in the newsroom since May 31st ... clearly the mobile units are no longer keeping up. Holy hot!
    After no air conditioning in the newsroom since May 31st ... clearly the mobile units are no longer keeping up. Holy hot!
  • Becky Says: Done With the Heat

    Becky Says: Done With the Heat

    Thursday, July 5 2012 3:58 PM EDT2012-07-05 19:58:17 GMT
    See that fine photo of me all smiling with my hand to my chin? THAT was done in air conditioning. I can imagine the fine visual you would have of me now. I have no doubt I would look a little less pleased. Man,
    See that fine photo of me all smiling with my hand to my chin? THAT was done in air conditioning. I can imagine the fine visual you would have of me now. I have no doubt I would look a little less pleased.
  • Becky says: HEAT

    Becky says: HEAT

    Wednesday, July 4 2012 11:18 PM EDT2012-07-05 03:18:15 GMT
    Wow. Heat makes people angry.
    Wow. Heat makes people angry.
  • Becky says: Just gotta get through this heat

    Becky says: Just gotta get through this heat

    Thursday, June 28 2012 6:07 PM EDT2012-06-28 22:07:22 GMT
    I truly hope our air conditioner can hold up against this heat. Not only are the temperatures hot and climbing higher each day, but this heat wave will last for DAYS. In past summers, the a/c ran so much
    I truly hope our air conditioner can hold up against this heat. Not only are the temperatures hot and climbing higher each day, but this heat wave will last for DAYS. In past summers, the a/c ran so much
  • Becky says: Hello spectacular weather!

    Becky says: Hello spectacular weather!

    Wednesday, June 27 2012 6:31 PM EDT2012-06-27 22:31:16 GMT
    Because it is ridiculously gorgeous outside and not only do I want to be doing anything but sitting on the computer -- you too should not be here reading this! :) This is our last day of beautiful weather
    Because it is ridiculously gorgeous outside and not only do I want to be doing anything but sitting on the computer -- you too should not be here reading this! :) This is our last day of beautiful weather
  • Becky says: Who's watching?

    Becky says: Who's watching?

    Tuesday, June 26 2012 6:08 PM EDT2012-06-26 22:08:55 GMT
    I remember the days you when you could get online, tap away at your keyboard, surf the net, whatever you want to call it ... and move on your merry way. I'm so not one to worry about "big brother watching"
    I remember the days you when you could get online, tap away at your keyboard, surf the net, whatever you want to call it ... and move on your merry way. I'm so not one to worry about "big brother watching"
  • Becky says: Cool down!

    Becky says: Cool down!

    Monday, June 25 2012 5:43 PM EDT2012-06-25 21:43:36 GMT
    For those of you who are over this heat - GOOD news!! :) The next 2 days are supposed to be MUCH cooler ... in the low 80's, heck, tomorrow's high might only be 79! But, it will be a short reprieve ...
    For those of you who are over this heat - GOOD news!! :) The next 2 days are supposed to be MUCH cooler ... in the low 80's, heck, tomorrow's high might only be 79! But, it will be a short reprieve ...
  • Becky says: Go away cough, PLEASE.

    Becky says: Go away cough, PLEASE.

    Friday, June 22 2012 11:25 PM EDT2012-06-23 03:25:01 GMT
    For those of you who watched the newscast tonight - thanks for hanging in there with me! This cough flares up at the most inopportune times. ... and then just won't go away. I'm knocking back water
    For those of you who watched the newscast tonight - thanks for hanging in there with me! This cough flares up at the most inopportune times. ... and then just won't go away. I'm knocking back water
  • Becky says: Holy heat!

    Becky says: Holy heat!

    Thursday, June 21 2012 6:23 PM EDT2012-06-21 22:23:11 GMT
    We are basically 24 hours into summer, and these 90-degree days are already overbearing. I am not one to say I can't wait for Monday ... and I'm not going to go that far! ... but wow do those temperatures
    We are basically 24 hours into summer, and these 90-degree days are already overbearing. I am not one to say I can't wait for Monday ... and I'm not going to go that far! ... but wow do those temperatures
  • Becky says: Goodbye

    Becky says: Goodbye

    Tuesday, June 19 2012 9:18 PM EDT2012-06-20 01:18:05 GMT
    It's amazing how the simple act of crossing the street just to say "Hi! Welcome" can mean so much. My husband and I moved to Roanoke 4 years ago and knew no one. Our neighbors, Johnny and Loretta, from
    It's amazing how the simple act of crossing the street just to say "Hi! Welcome" can mean so much. My husband and I moved to Roanoke 4 years ago and knew no one. Our neighbors, Johnny and Loretta, from
  • Becky says: Yup, still broken

    Becky says: Yup, still broken

    Friday, June 8 2012 11:36 PM EDT2012-06-09 03:36:50 GMT
    I was all about writing tonight about how the gremlins have gone away. The newsroom door is fixed, my computer monitor is now working and the on-air signal is back up and working. Then ... the newscast
    I was all about writing tonight about how the gremlins have gone away. The newsroom door is fixed, my computer monitor is now working and the on-air signal is back up and working. Then ... the newscast
  • Becky says: Broken

    Becky says: Broken

    Friday, June 8 2012 12:26 AM EDT2012-06-08 04:26:56 GMT
    Broken. As soon as I saw this ink and rain-soaked paper sign greet me at the door when I got to work, I should have just turned around. Door.  Broken Air conditioner.  Broken.   ... please refer to
    Broken. As soon as I saw this ink and rain-soaked paper sign greet me at the door when I got to work, I should have just turned around. Door.  Broken Air conditioner.  Broken.   ... please refer to
  • Becky says: Thanks for finding my voice!

    Becky says: Thanks for finding my voice!

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 9:29 PM EDT2012-06-07 01:29:52 GMT
    Apparently there's a fun viral infection cruising around and it has found its way right to me. Over the weekend I had the scratchy, sore throat, then Monday I woke up ... well, pretty much sounding like
    Apparently there's a fun viral infection cruising around and it has found its way right to me. Over the weekend I had the scratchy, sore throat, then Monday I woke up ... well, pretty much sounding like
  • Becky says: Need sleep!

    Becky says: Need sleep!

    Monday, June 4 2012 9:37 PM EDT2012-06-05 01:37:22 GMT
    Got back from vacation ... had a little sleep - with some stress added in - and now my immune system is waving a white flag. Unfortunately, my friend who was watching our dogs called us to let us know
    Got back from vacation ... had a little sleep - with some stress added in - and now my immune system is waving a white flag. Unfortunately, my friend who was watching our dogs called us to let us know
  • Becky says: Holiday!

    Becky says: Holiday!

    Friday, May 25 2012 11:17 PM EDT2012-05-26 03:17:31 GMT
    Ever notice the last day you work before vacation is always cram packed with a ton of things to wrap up before you can go? Today was that day ... and now it's over. :) Enjoy your holiday weekend eve
    Ever notice the last day you work before vacation is always cram packed with a ton of things to wrap up before you can go? Today was that day ... and now it's over. :) Enjoy your holiday weekend eve
  • Becky says: Holiday almost here!

    Becky says: Holiday almost here!

    Thursday, May 24 2012 11:22 PM EDT2012-05-25 03:22:22 GMT
    Memorial Day weekend is almost here! Normally, holidays don't affect my schedule ... I work right through them. This time, however, I am taking the time off and can't wait for a little relaxation. For
    Memorial Day weekend is almost here! Normally, holidays don't affect my schedule ... I work right through them. This time, however, I am taking the time off and can't wait for a little relaxation. For
  • Becky says: Freshwater Shrimp!

    Wednesday, May 23 2012 5:38 PM EDT2012-05-23 21:38:01 GMT
    Tonight at 10, we head "Out and About" for some shrimp farming in Franklin County. Johnny and Sharon Angell have been tobacco farmers for decades. The two began farming the land in Penhook after they
    Tonight at 10, we head "Out and About" for some shrimp farming in Franklin County. Johnny and Sharon Angell have been tobacco farmers for decades. The two began farming the land in Penhook after they
  • Becky says: Busy day!

    Becky says: Busy day!

    Tuesday, May 22 2012 11:10 PM EDT2012-05-23 03:10:44 GMT
    Busy, busy day ... and it's in the books. It's always a good feeling to have a busy day over, knowing you accomplished all you set out to do. We shot two stories today, which was a huge relief since I
    Busy, busy day ... and it's in the books. It's always a good feeling to have a busy day over, knowing you accomplished all you set out to do. We shot two stories today, which was a huge relief since I
  • Becky says: World's longest Monday

    Becky says: World's longest Monday

    Tuesday, May 22 2012 12:31 AM EDT2012-05-22 04:31:35 GMT
    World's longest Monday has now continued right into Tuesday. Think I'm finally wrapped up with what has to be done, so I'm saving the rest for tomorrow ...er, today. Hope everyone is having a great night.
    World's longest Monday has now continued right into Tuesday. Think I'm finally wrapped up with what has to be done, so I'm saving the rest for tomorrow ...er, today. Hope everyone is having a great night.
  • Becky says: Shout out to a great personal trainer!

    Becky says: Shout out to a great personal trainer!

    Friday, May 18 2012 5:37 PM EDT2012-05-18 21:37:07 GMT
    Gotta give a shout out to Whitney Ray! I challenged her to find me a hardcore, high energy workout ... BUT one that I didn't have to use my left achilles tendon. She did it! ... and I loved every minute
    Gotta give a shout out to Whitney Ray! I challenged her to find me a hardcore, high energy workout ... BUT one that I didn't have to use my left achilles tendon. She did it! ... and I loved every minute
  • Becky says: Sleep would be a bonus

    Becky says: Sleep would be a bonus

    Thursday, May 17 2012 3:48 PM EDT2012-05-17 19:48:33 GMT
    It's been 3 days in a row my little guy has either gotten up CRAZY early or in the middle of the night. You would think I have a newborn all over again. I think, however, it's the whole transition to
    It's been 3 days in a row my little guy has either gotten up CRAZY early or in the middle of the night. You would think I have a newborn all over again. I think, however, it's the whole transition to
  • Becky says: Happy to be back

    Becky says: Happy to be back

    Wednesday, May 16 2012 4:04 PM EDT2012-05-16 20:04:38 GMT
    So I was told I need to rest, that the pain in my achilles is from overuse and I've strained it. Sitting still is not something I do well. Today, after a week and a half off, I took a cycle class and can't
    So I was told I need to rest, that the pain in my achilles is from overuse and I've strained it. Sitting still is not something I do well. Today, after a week and a half off, I took a cycle class and can't
  • Becky says: O.K. rain, you can stop now

    Becky says: O.K. rain, you can stop now

    Monday, May 14 2012 11:50 PM EDT2012-05-15 03:50:25 GMT
    I was way happy to have rain right after I planted all my new flowers. Now, it can go away.  Seriously, Mother Nature did not plan all this out well at all.  My flowers, my neighbor's flowers, flowers
    I was way happy to have rain right after I planted all my new flowers. Now, it can go away.  Seriously, Mother Nature did not plan all this out well at all.  My flowers, my neighbor's flowers, flowers
  • Becky says: Happy Mother's Day!

    Becky says: Happy Mother's Day!

    Friday, May 11 2012 11:21 PM EDT2012-05-12 03:21:45 GMT
    I hope all of you moms out there have a SPECTACULAR weekend! Happy Mother's Day!
    I hope all of you moms out there have a SPECTACULAR weekend! Happy Mother's Day!
  • Becky says: Almost the weekend!

    Becky says: Almost the weekend!

    Thursday, May 10 2012 11:26 PM EDT2012-05-11 03:26:09 GMT
    T-G-I-almost-F! That's it. One more day 'til the weekend ... how can you not smile?! Oh, and it's supposed to be gorgeous all weekend long!
    T-G-I-almost-F! That's it. One more day 'til the weekend ... how can you not smile?! Oh, and it's supposed to be gorgeous all weekend long!
  • Becky says: Perfect planting!

    Becky says: Perfect planting!

    Wednesday, May 9 2012 6:29 PM EDT2012-05-09 22:29:54 GMT
    I picked the perfect time to plant my flowers. I got them in the ground Monday morning before I headed into work. Then, Tuesday and now today, the rain has come down. Perfect! After they get a nice long
    I picked the perfect time to plant my flowers. I got them in the ground Monday morning before I headed into work. Then, Tuesday and now today, the rain has come down. Perfect! After they get a nice long
  • Becky says: Vacation planning

    Becky says: Vacation planning

    Tuesday, May 8 2012 6:25 PM EDT2012-05-08 22:25:51 GMT
    So much for last minute beach trips to Virginia Beach ... and by last minute I mean months. There are 9 of us in my family who want to plan a trip to Virginia Beach and stay on the boardwalk. It's close
    So much for last minute beach trips to Virginia Beach ... and by last minute I mean months. There are 9 of us in my family who want to plan a trip to Virginia Beach and stay on the boardwalk. It's close
  • Becky says: Good Monday

    Becky says: Good Monday

    Monday, May 7 2012 6:21 PM EDT2012-05-07 22:21:44 GMT
    The best Mondays come after a weekend in which I have accomplished a lot. This Monday is a good one. I headed off to work with all the strawberries we picked over the weekend, cut and ready to be made
    The best Mondays come after a weekend in which I have accomplished a lot. This Monday is a good one. I headed off to work with all the strawberries we picked over the weekend, cut and ready to be made
  • Becky says: Done

    Becky says: Done

    Friday, May 4 2012 8:55 PM EDT2012-05-05 00:55:55 GMT
    Seriously. My 2 year may not see the inside of a restaurant until he's 18, or old enough to go -AND BEHAVE - on his own.
    Seriously. My 2 year may not see the inside of a restaurant until he's 18
  • Becky says: Derby day is almost here!

    Becky says: Derby day is almost here!

    Thursday, May 3 2012 6:26 PM EDT2012-05-03 22:26:02 GMT
    The Kentucky Derby is only days away and this might be the first year I have paid no attention to the horses running. I need to get on the ball. Growing up in Cincinnati, everyone has a Derby party,
    The Kentucky Derby is only days away and this might be the first year I have paid no attention to the horses running. I need to get on the ball. Growing up in Cincinnati, everyone has a Derby party,
  • Becky says: I'm on the Dairy Farm!

    Becky says: I'm on the Dairy Farm!

    Wednesday, May 2 2012 6:19 PM EDT2012-05-02 22:19:08 GMT
    During the month of May, for "Out and About with Becky" we are 'On the Farm.' ... And it is a blast! Tonight we kick off the series in Franklin county at Bowmont Dairy Farm with Laird Bowman, a 6th generation
    During the month of May, for "Out and About with Becky" we are 'On the Farm.' ... And it is a blast! Tonight we kick off the series in Franklin county at Bowmont Dairy Farm with Laird Bowman, a 6th generation
  • Becky says: The changing of the clothes

    Becky says: The changing of the clothes

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 6:28 PM EDT2012-05-01 22:28:22 GMT
    Who's ready for the humidity? Talk about a quick change out from winter to summer clothes! We've had a warm winter, and now it looks like are going right into summer. Maybe because winter already felt
    Who's ready for the humidity? Talk about a quick change out from winter to summer clothes! We've had a warm winter, and now it looks like are going right into summer. Maybe because winter already felt
  • Becky says: No alarm clocks this weekend!

    Becky says: No alarm clocks this weekend!

    Friday, April 27 2012 11:09 PM EDT2012-04-28 03:09:03 GMT
    It's Friday and I have no plans for the weekend!!! I plan to hang out with my little guy, play at the park, relax, and not worry about setting an alarm to be anywhere. I hope everyone else enjoys their
    It's Friday and I have no plans for the weekend!!! I plan to hang out with my little guy, play at the park, relax, and not worry about setting an alarm to be anywhere. I hope everyone else enjoys their
  • Becky says: He put a BIG ring on it

    Becky says: He put a BIG ring on it

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:46 PM EDT2012-04-27 17:46:06 GMT
    Holy wow. ...Just saw the diamond Brad Pitt put on Angelina Jolie's finger. Apparently it's a half MILLION dollars?! It's amazing to me the money people have to spend.
    Holy wow. ...Just saw the diamond Brad Pitt put on Angelina Jolie's finger. Apparently it's a half MILLION dollars?! It's amazing to me the money people have to spend.
  • Becky says: Heels for Healing

    Becky says: Heels for Healing

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:45 PM EDT2012-04-27 17:45:28 GMT
    The 5th annual "Heels for Healing" luncheon for Children's Miracle Network is in the books and it went great!
    The 5th annual "Heels for Healing" luncheon for Children's Miracle Network is in the books and it went great!
  • Becky says: Indoor playgrounds are the best!

    Becky says: Indoor playgrounds are the best!

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:44 PM EDT2012-04-27 17:44:37 GMT
    It sounds like I escaped the Roanoke Valley just in time this weekend. I heard it pretty much rained most the time I was back in Cincinnati.
    It sounds like I escaped the Roanoke Valley just in time this weekend. I heard it pretty much rained most the time I was back in Cincinnati.
  • Becky says: Road trip(s)!

    Becky says: Road trip(s)!

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:44 PM EDT2012-04-27 17:44:02 GMT
    Getting ready to travel with my 2 year old. In fact, there are a couple of trips in our future.
    Getting ready to travel with my 2 year old. In fact, there are a couple of trips in our future.
  • Becky says: Looking for a good moisturizer

    Becky says: Looking for a good moisturizer

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:43 PM EDT2012-04-27 17:43:25 GMT
    I'm looking for ideas for a good daytime spf moisturizer ... any suggestions?
    I'm looking for ideas for a good daytime spf moisturizer ... any suggestions?
  • Becky says: I love eating outside!

    Becky says: I love eating outside!

    Tuesday, April 17 2012 8:38 PM EDT2012-04-18 00:38:42 GMT
    Had picnic dinner for break tonight. Kinda nice ... something to break up the usual. Just grabbed some take-out, headed to the park to meet up with my two favorite dudes, and relaxed. I was a little worried
  • Becky says: It's been 5 years ...

    Becky says: It's been 5 years ...

    Monday, April 16 2012 11:18 PM EDT2012-04-17 03:18:04 GMT
    neVer forgeT ... 4.16.07
  • Becky says: Wahoo weekend!

    Becky says: Wahoo weekend!

    Friday, April 13 2012 6:00 PM EDT2012-04-13 22:00:45 GMT
    World's longest week is almost over! Not necessarily a bad week ... just. really. Long. I'm way happy this weekend will be nice - I plan to enjoy the weather, and get outside. I plan to start enjoying
  • Becky says: Seriously, college costs are nuts

    Becky says: Seriously, college costs are nuts

    Thursday, April 12 2012 6:11 PM EDT2012-04-12 22:11:42 GMT
    I'm looking for ideas on the best way to save for my little guy's college. Any ideas? I just punched into a college savings calculator that my little dude is 2. It informed me I need to contribute $645
  • Becky says: Wiped out.

    Becky says: Wiped out.

    Wednesday, April 11 2012 11:11 PM EDT2012-04-12 03:11:35 GMT
    I had no idea how 45-50 degree weather could feel. After weeks of temperatures in the 70s and 80s, I think I have acclimated to the warmer climate. I spent the day working on a story outside in Franklin
  • Becky says: Be safe

    Becky says: Be safe

    Tuesday, April 10 2012 11:21 PM EDT2012-04-11 03:21:36 GMT
    High winds are not helping wildfires throughout our area.
  • Becky says: Avoid parking lots at all cost!

    Becky says: Avoid parking lots at all cost!

    Friday, April 6 2012 6:08 PM EDT2012-04-06 22:08:07 GMT
    I am pretty certain people lose all common sense, and driving skills, on a holiday. First of all, I forgot people had today off, so I thought I was 'oh so smart' heading to the grocery store today instead
  • Becky says: Happy Opening Day!

    Becky says: Happy Opening Day!

    Thursday, April 5 2012 6:45 PM EDT2012-04-05 22:45:44 GMT
    Happy Reds Opening Day! Here's my deal with opening day in Cincinnati - it's a blast, the city practically closes down, the people line the downtown streets to watch the parade, it's aired live on television
  • Becky says: Opening Day!!!

    Becky says: Opening Day!!!

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 9:04 PM EDT2012-04-05 01:04:12 GMT
    The Reds' Opening Day is less than 24 hours away! Unfortunately, I'm also hours away from Cincinnati. :( Opening Day is pretty much a holiday in Cincinnati ... a parade that has people lining the streets
  • Becky says: Over committed and getting nothing done!

    Becky says: Over committed and getting nothing done!

    Tuesday, April 3 2012 6:56 PM EDT2012-04-03 22:56:54 GMT
    Ever feel like you have over committed yourself? I am the QUEEN of over commitment. My problem seems to be, however, when I over commit myself, I procrastinate on all of it. ... Then, of course, nothing
  • Becky says: Really. 82 bucks?

    Becky says: Really. 82 bucks?

    Monday, April 2 2012 9:27 PM EDT2012-04-03 01:27:46 GMT
    It cost 82 bucks to fill up my tank today. And we have weeks left until Memorial Day weekend, or that whole "start of the summer travel season." Great. I know. It seems every year, we hear the horror
  • Becky says: Beautiful weekend!

    Becky says: Beautiful weekend!

    Friday, March 30 2012 4:28 PM EDT2012-03-30 20:28:14 GMT
    Friday is here!!! ...And the weekend weather looks like it will be absolutely beautiful! Oh, and if you enjoy some free entertainment ... And who doesn't? Our Fox 21/27 Glee Sing off competition between
  • Becky says: Easter is coming up fast!

    Becky says: Easter is coming up fast!

    Thursday, March 29 2012 11:12 PM EDT2012-03-30 03:12:06 GMT
    I'm still trying to decide what my plans will be for Easter weekend. I also thought maybe I'd be ahead of the game and start getting some toys and candy for my little guy's basket. THEN ... I realized
  • Becky says: Yawn

    Becky says: Yawn

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 5:37 PM EDT2012-03-28 21:37:32 GMT
    I take part in an interval training class twice a week at noon. LOVE it! Then, a friend talked me into doing a boot camp class the other 3 days at noon. This is my first week doing all 5 days at noon
  • Becky says: Early retirement?!

    Becky says: Early retirement?!

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 11:22 PM EDT2012-03-28 03:22:17 GMT
    Drum roll please!!!!! The Mega Millions numbers are about to be chosen!
  • Becky says: Sigh

    Becky says: Sigh

    Monday, March 26 2012 8:42 PM EDT2012-03-27 00:42:44 GMT
    It was a good run Ohio!
  • Becky says: The Bobcats' day has arrived!!!!!

    Becky says: The Bobcats' day has arrived!!!!!

    Friday, March 23 2012 2:00 PM EDT2012-03-23 18:00:47 GMT
    Only hours left until Lucky #13 tips off against UNC in the Sweet 16!
  • Becky says: Ohio, the Heart of it all!

    Becky says: Ohio, the Heart of it all!

    Thursday, March 22 2012 9:10 PM EDT2012-03-23 01:10:11 GMT
    Ohio is the "Heart of it All." It's been Ohio's nickname/slogan for years.
  • Becky says: Searching for an O.U. Watch Party

    Becky says: Searching for an O.U. Watch Party

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 9:18 PM EDT2012-03-22 01:18:39 GMT
    Emails between my friends today ... *(Cleveland) Some friends are going to the watch party on Friday night, but they are getting there at 11am.
  • Becky says: Just days away ...

    Becky says: Just days away ...

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 12:41 AM EDT2012-03-21 04:41:08 GMT
    Just days until we Bobcats must "Stand up and Cheer!"
  • Becky says: Go Bobcats!!!

    Becky says: Go Bobcats!!!

    Friday, March 16 2012 11:33 PM EDT2012-03-17 03:33:53 GMT
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OHIO UNIVERSITY BOBCATS ADVANCE IN THE BIG DANCE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Becky says: March Madness brings out creativity

    Becky says: March Madness brings out creativity

    Thursday, March 15 2012 5:24 PM EDT2012-03-15 21:24:12 GMT
    Maybe it's not creativity, and instead just plain being a sneak ... Alright - 'fess up ... how many of you March Madness fans are busy minimizing screens on your computers at work
  • Becky says: I can get used to Virginia winters!

    Becky says: I can get used to Virginia winters!

    Wednesday, March 14 2012 5:27 PM EDT2012-03-14 21:27:14 GMT
    6 days left of winter and we have a high of 81!!!
  • Becky says: or rather, exclaims "GO BOBCATS!!!"

    Becky says: or rather, exclaims "GO BOBCATS!!!"

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 5:54 PM EDT2012-03-13 21:54:12 GMT
    Go Bobcats! What a year for my Ohio University Bobcats ... first the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, now the NCAA tournament!
  • Becky says: It has arrived!

    Becky says: It has arrived!

    Monday, March 12 2012 4:21 PM EDT2012-03-12 20:21:53 GMT
    It has arrived! The FOX 21/27 Morning Show debuted this morning,
  • Becky says: Monday 7 a.m., FOX 21/27, be there

    Becky says: Monday 7 a.m., FOX 21/27, be there

    Friday, March 9 2012 11:14 PM EST2012-03-10 04:14:28 GMT
    It's almost here!!!!! The FOX 21/27 Morning Show
  • Becky says: Hey, have I mentioned we are starting a new morning show?!

    Becky says: Hey, have I mentioned we are starting a new morning show?!

    Thursday, March 8 2012 11:36 PM EST2012-03-09 04:36:17 GMT
    Just in case you have forgotten since my last post - 24 hours ago - our new morning show starts Monday!!! Yep, that's right - turn your television onto FOX 21/27 Monday, March 12th at 7 a.m. Bright
  • Becky says: Spring soccer season kicks up soon!

    Becky says: Spring soccer season kicks up soon!

    Wednesday, March 7 2012 5:51 PM EST2012-03-07 22:51:36 GMT
    Here's your chance!  This weekend, you can try your foot at soccer!  No cost ... no commitment.  Heck, there's nothing to lose really.
  • Becky says: T-minus ... the countdown is on!

    Becky says: T-minus ... the countdown is on!

    Tuesday, March 6 2012 9:28 PM EST2012-03-07 02:28:04 GMT
    T-minus ... The countdown is on!! ... for the debut of our new FOX 21/27 morning newscast! This Monday, March 12th at 7 a.m.
  • Becky says: Bye Davy ... sigh...

    Becky says: Bye Davy ... sigh...

    Monday, March 5 2012 5:59 PM EST2012-03-05 22:59:09 GMT
    I know this is old news ... But I still can't believe Davy Jones died.
  • Becky says: Saving for when I am 100 yrs old?!

    Becky says: Saving for when I am 100 yrs old?!

    Thursday, March 1 2012 5:41 PM EST2012-03-01 22:41:45 GMT
    I thought living to 100 sounded pretty cool!
  • Becky says: What to do with all this extra time?!

    Becky says: What to do with all this extra time?!

    Thursday, March 1 2012 5:40 PM EST2012-03-01 22:40:54 GMT
    Wow is this gonna be a long year?! I mean, really? 366 days?
  • Becky says: Get your free pancakes at IHOP!

    Becky says: Get your free pancakes at IHOP!

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 4:46 PM EST2012-02-28 21:46:04 GMT
    Head out to IHOP today for a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes!
  • Becky says: Bring on Daylight Savings!

    Becky says: Bring on Daylight Savings!

    Monday, February 27 2012 11:03 PM EST2012-02-28 04:03:19 GMT
    Anyone else ready for daylight savings? I am so ready for it to be light again at 6 p.m.
  • Becky says: The FOX 21/27 Morning show debuts soon!

    Becky says: The FOX 21/27 Morning show debuts soon!

    Friday, February 24 2012 6:04 PM EST2012-02-24 23:04:23 GMT
    It was promo shoot after promo shoot today ... Why? Because we will soon debut our new morning show here on FOX 21/27 and today we are going to promote the heck out of it!
  • Becky says: I need to become a yogi

    Becky says: I need to become a yogi

    Thursday, February 23 2012 11:20 PM EST2012-02-24 04:20:19 GMT
    Throughout the month of February I have searched the area and found some excellent workouts.
  • Becky says: What should I give up for Lent?

    Becky says: What should I give up for Lent?

    Wednesday, February 22 2012 5:42 PM EST2012-02-22 22:42:43 GMT
    It's the beginning of Lent. What oh what am I going to give up?
  • Becky says: Please come back Old Man Winter

    Becky says: Please come back Old Man Winter

    Tuesday, February 21 2012 11:39 PM EST2012-02-22 04:39:47 GMT
    I guess this is when the phrase, "Beggars can't be choosers," comes into play ... but I sure wish the snow would last a little longer.
  • Becky says: Rockin' for Robynn!

    Becky says: Rockin' for Robynn!

    Friday, February 17 2012 5:53 PM EST2012-02-17 22:53:56 GMT
    Heading out to Rockin' for Robynn!
  • Becky says: Retailers are keeping tabs

    Becky says: Retailers are keeping tabs

    Thursday, February 16 2012 5:48 PM EST2012-02-16 22:48:22 GMT
    Have you seen the article from the New York Times about retailers keeping some serious tabs on you?
  • Becky says: Time for some Crossfit!

    Becky says: Time for some Crossfit!

    Wednesday, February 15 2012 6:05 PM EST2012-02-15 23:05:33 GMT
    Tonight, we have another installment of our series, "New Year, New You."
  • Becky says: Cell phones bills can sting!

    Becky says: Cell phones bills can sting!

    Tuesday, February 14 2012 6:31 PM EST2012-02-14 23:31:12 GMT
    When I opened my Verizon wireless bill I thought I was living the reality of the current Vonage commercial currently airing. The one in which the couple is on the phone with one another talking about their
  • Becky says: Looking for good Inns in the Town of Floyd

    Becky says: Looking for good Inns in the Town of Floyd

    Friday, February 10 2012 5:56 PM EST2012-02-10 22:56:44 GMT
    Looking for good suggestions on Bed and Breakfasts or Inns in the Town of Floyd ... any suggestions?
  • Becky says: Searching for recipes

    Becky says: Searching for recipes

    Thursday, February 9 2012 9:06 PM EST2012-02-10 02:06:00 GMT
    I need quick meal ideas.
  • Becky says: A snowflake fell ... yes one

    Becky says: A snowflake fell ... yes one

    Wednesday, February 8 2012 9:11 PM EST2012-02-09 02:11:17 GMT
    O.K., maybe 2 fell, but I'm pretty sure not many more than that!
  • Becky says: Enjoyable drive with the windows down - epic fail.

    Becky says: Enjoyable drive with the windows down - epic fail.

    Tuesday, February 7 2012 9:35 PM EST2012-02-08 02:35:02 GMT
    The sun was shining ... the temperature was spectacular, so I decided to roll down my windows on my way to a workout.
  • Becky says: TGIF!

    Becky says: TGIF!

    Friday, February 3 2012 6:35 PM EST2012-02-03 23:35:27 GMT
    This will be one very short and sweet blog...
  • Becky says: Here to help you stay fit!

    Becky says: Here to help you stay fit!

    Thursday, February 2 2012 5:54 PM EST2012-02-02 22:54:41 GMT
    Throughout the month of February, we explore options to help all of you keep those new year resolutions to stay fit.
  • Becky says: Happy Spring! ... in February

    Becky says: Happy Spring! ... in February

    Wednesday, February 1 2012 5:30 PM EST2012-02-01 22:30:30 GMT
    Yep, it's February 1st and I left the gym with a sleeveLESS workout top and drove home with the sunroof open, windows down.
  • Becky says: Colds, colds everywhere!

    Becky says: Colds, colds everywhere!

    Tuesday, January 31 2012 5:47 PM EST2012-01-31 22:47:52 GMT
    What is up with all the colds around here??
  • Becky says: Help a morning DJ out!

    Becky says: Help a morning DJ out!

    Monday, January 30 2012 9:55 PM EST2012-01-31 02:55:27 GMT
    Ever since Star Country morning DJ, Robynn Jaymes was rushed to the emergency room in October, only to find she has pancreatitis.
  • Becky says: Trying out the "barefoot" running craze

    Becky says: Trying out the "barefoot" running craze

    Thursday, January 26 2012 4:05 PM EST2012-01-26 21:05:27 GMT
    I got my first pair of minimalist shoes!  Now, let's hope they live up to all the hype.
  • Becky says: Secret hostage rescue has ties to our area

    Becky says: Secret hostage rescue has ties to our area

    Wednesday, January 25 2012 6:59 PM EST2012-01-25 23:59:40 GMT
    The same SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden rescues a woman - we have since learned has local ties - from the hands of captures in Somalia.
  • Becky says: Thanks for my flowers Ollie!

    Becky says: Thanks for my flowers Ollie!

    Tuesday, January 24 2012 11:23 PM EST2012-01-25 04:23:37 GMT
    Every month during the school year, I shoot an interview with a different high school student from our area for the "Fox 21/27 Academic Allstar."
  • Becky says: "A New Year, A New You!" may take me out

    Becky says: "A New Year, A New You!" may take me out

    Monday, January 23 2012 11:11 PM EST2012-01-24 04:11:44 GMT
    That's right ... Don't forget those new year resolutions!
  • Becky says: The Return of Reality

    Becky says: The Return of Reality

    Friday, January 20 2012 5:47 PM EST2012-01-20 22:47:31 GMT
    Yep, it's my usual return-to-reality-after-vacation blahs
  • Becky says: I'm a regular trapeze artist!

    Becky says: I'm a regular trapeze artist!

    Wednesday, January 18 2012 8:51 PM EST2012-01-19 01:51:57 GMT
    I'm thinking about running away to join the circus.
  • Becky says: Only love for the Bahamas!

    Becky says: Only love for the Bahamas!

    Tuesday, January 17 2012 6:37 PM EST2012-01-17 23:37:47 GMT
    Ahhhhh, a destination wedding - not a bad idea at all!
  • Becky says: Peace out!

    Becky says: Peace out!

    Tuesday, January 10 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-01-11 04:15:01 GMT
    I'm outta here for a few days! :)
  • Becky says: Happy Groundhog's Day!

    Becky says: Happy Groundhog's Day!

    Monday, January 9 2012 11:22 PM EST2012-01-10 04:22:04 GMT
    So, I've given up sending out Christmas cards.
  • Becky says: ...and the travel doesn't stop.

    Becky says: ...and the travel doesn't stop.

    Friday, January 6 2012 8:23 PM EST2012-01-07 01:23:03 GMT
    Happy Friday!  The first week back after the holidays is in the books.
  • Becky says: Tired!

    Becky says: Tired!

    Thursday, January 5 2012 6:28 PM EST2012-01-05 23:28:30 GMT
    I have been going, going, going ... all day.
  • Becky says: Thanks for listening Mother Nature

    Becky says: Thanks for listening Mother Nature

    Wednesday, January 4 2012 5:58 PM EST2012-01-04 22:58:52 GMT
    Already today, it's bearable to walk outside once again.
  • Becky says: A mild winter is fine with me

    Becky says: A mild winter is fine with me

    Tuesday, January 3 2012 9:13 PM EST2012-01-04 02:13:38 GMT
    Wow is it ... cold. out. there.
  • Becky says: Ohio shark scare

    Becky says: Ohio shark scare

    Monday, January 2 2012 5:46 PM EST2012-01-02 22:46:59 GMT
    When you think of shark encounters ... Ohio doesn't exactly come to mind.
  • Becky says: Merry Green Christmas!

    Becky says: Merry Green Christmas!

    Saturday, December 24 2011 11:41 AM EST2011-12-24 16:41:20 GMT
    We might not have snow this Christmas, but that doesn't necessarily mean we are going to have a "brown Christmas" as I've heard some call it.
  • Becky says: Enjoy this holiday season

    Becky says: Enjoy this holiday season

    Friday, December 23 2011 11:27 PM EST2011-12-24 04:27:26 GMT
    Happy Holidays!
  • Becky says: Holiday shopping NEVER ends

    Becky says: Holiday shopping NEVER ends

    Wednesday, December 21 2011 5:32 PM EST2011-12-21 22:32:41 GMT
    Ever notice that you are NEVER done Christmas shopping?
  • Becky says: Travel, travel, travel

    Becky says: Travel, travel, travel

    Tuesday, December 20 2011 6:37 PM EST2011-12-20 23:37:55 GMT
    Travel, travel, travel ...  that is my holiday season.  
  • Becky says: Let the holiday travel season begin

    Becky says: Let the holiday travel season begin

    Wednesday, December 14 2011 11:11 PM EST2011-12-15 04:11:57 GMT
    And the holiday TRAVEL season officially begins!   ...at least for me.
  • Becky says: Be a Santa to a Senior

    Becky says: Be aBe a Santa to a Senior

    Tuesday, December 13 2011 11:08 PM EST2011-12-14 04:08:52 GMT
    A desperate call for help this holiday season, the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program needs help.
  • Becky says: Sad weekend to be a Cincinnati sports fan

    Becky says: Sad weekend to be a Cincinnati sports fan

    Monday, December 12 2011 9:26 PM EST2011-12-13 02:26:08 GMT
    Not a good weekend to be a Cincinnati sports fan.
  • Becky says: My thoughts are with Virginia Tech

    Becky says: My thoughts are with Virginia Tech

    Saturday, December 10 2011 12:43 AM EST2011-12-10 05:43:56 GMT
    It's been an emotional week.
  • Becky says: Tragedy strikes VT again

    Becky says: Tragedy strikes VT again

    Thursday, December 8 2011 11:21 PM EST2011-12-09 04:21:11 GMT
    My heart goes out to all of those who must now deal with the days ahead without Officer Deriek Crouse.
  • Becky says: NEWS = North, East, West, South

    Becky says: NEWS = North, East, West, South

    Wednesday, December 7 2011 6:20 PM EST2011-12-07 23:20:35 GMT
    I have to admit, it caught my curiosity
  • Becky says: That's right, I'm an NFL team owner now

    Becky says: That's right, I'm an NFL team owner now

    Tuesday, December 6 2011 5:24 PM EST2011-12-06 22:24:39 GMT
    You are now looking at a Packers Shareholder ... an NFL team owner if you will.
  • Becky says: Happy Holidays!

    Becky says: Happy Holidays!

    Thursday, December 1 2011 11:21 PM EST2011-12-02 04:21:54 GMT
    It's already December 1st.  Where, seriously, where has the time gone?
  • Becky says: ewds;ljs xx xxcb

    Becky says: ewds;ljs xx xxcb

    Wednesday, November 30 2011 4:59 PM EST2011-11-30 21:59:41 GMT
    My 2 year old is sick, and it feels like days since I've been out in the real world.
  • Becky says: Forget Black Friday

    Becky says: Forget Black Friday

    Monday, November 28 2011 3:40 PM EST2011-11-28 20:40:13 GMT
    For the first time ever, my husband and I decided to check out the whole Black Friday dealio
  • Becky says: An area woman gives back ... and gives thanks

    Becky says: An area woman gives back ... and gives thanks

    Wednesday, November 23 2011 4:56 PM EST2011-11-23 21:56:20 GMT
    Tonight we air our final "Giving Thanks" themed "Out and About with Becky."
  • Becky says: Women's Volleyball league is a go!

    Becky says: Women's Volleyball league is a go!

    Tuesday, November 22 2011 6:11 PM EST2011-11-22 23:11:18 GMT
    GOOD NEWS!!!!  Word is the Roanoke Valley Volleyball Association plans to move forward with a women's volleyball league!
  • Becky says: LONG day

    Becky says: LONG day

    Monday, November 21 2011 11:11 PM EST2011-11-22 04:11:27 GMT
    It's feels as though this has been the world's l-o-n-g-e-s-t day.  
  • Becky says: Happy start to the holidays!

    Becky says: Happy start to the holidays!

    Friday, November 18 2011 5:37 PM EST2011-11-18 22:37:41 GMT
    Let the festivities begin!
  • Becky says: Hey bigger dress size, here I come!

    Becky says: Hey bigger dress size, here I come!

    Thursday, November 17 2011 5:34 PM EST2011-11-17 22:34:59 GMT
    No wonder people gain weight during the holiday season.
  • Becky says: Giving Thanks throughout November

    Becky says: Giving Thanks throughout November

    Wednesday, November 16 2011 4:31 PM EST2011-11-16 21:31:14 GMT
    Tonight, we continue our November "Giving Thanks" theme for "Out and About with Becky."
  • Becky says: Looking for Out and About ideas!

    Becky says: Looking for Out and About ideas!

    Tuesday, November 15 2011 5:21 PM EST2011-11-15 22:21:19 GMT
    Looking for some good winter "Out and About with Becky" ideas.
  • Becky says: Monster Trucks!

    Becky says: Monster Trucks!

    Monday, November 14 2011 5:28 PM EST2011-11-14 22:28:32 GMT
     
    Yep, I channeled the "dirt and mud" side of my personality and headed out to the monster trucks show this weekend.





     
  • Becky says: Happy Nerd New Year!

    Becky says: Happy Nerd New Year!

    Friday, November 11 2011 5:41 PM EST2011-11-11 22:41:34 GMT
     
    11.11.11 ... yep, I'm a dork like that.




     
  • Becky says: Time change ...erg.

    Becky says: Time change ...erg.

    Thursday, November 10 2011 5:15 PM EST2011-11-10 22:15:38 GMT
    It amazes me how much I now loathe the whole "fall back" time change.
  • Becky says: Time for "Giving Thanks"

    Becky says: Time for "Giving Thanks"

    Wednesday, November 9 2011 9:16 PM EST2011-11-10 02:16:22 GMT
    We continue "Giving Thanks" with my "Out and About with Becky" series.
  • Becky says: Election Day!

    Becky says: Election Day!

    Tuesday, November 8 2011 6:42 PM EST2011-11-08 23:42:28 GMT
    It's election day and it has gone non-stop.
  • Becky says: Vote!

    Becky says: Vote!

    Monday, November 7 2011 9:20 PM EST2011-11-08 02:20:03 GMT
    Election day is tomorrow, and while it may be an "off-election" year, it doesn't mean you shouldn't head out to the polls.