No easy one. Had it painted on my car in the early 70's,thought it was cool. 70 Cuda. Times have changed now in my 60's sometimes still wish I was a Noez1. Lol.
"Mostly Classics" has been my DBA for the last 30 years. I deal in postage stamps and postal history for collectors. I also provide philatelic consulting and album page typesetting.
My avatar is a closeup of a meerschaum pipe in my collection. It's a Turkish interpretation of an Austrian interpretation of Santa Claus -- the basic and traditional design goes back well over a century to the Viennese meerschaum carvers. Since shortly after World War II, Turkey has made it illegal to export their block meerschaum, so all meerschaum carving is now done by Turkish artists.
Here's an example of 19th century Austrian meerschaum carving:
Incredibly, she has remained unsmoked since 1898.
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In high school, my buddies decided my earlobes were akin to the Johnnie Gregory mudflaps commonly equipped on 18 wheeled tractor-trailer rigs and started calling me Mudflap. When I graduated and walked across the stage to receive my diploma, a dozen of them all hollered "Mudflap!" in unison and my grandmother gave them trouble for it. It's one of many fond memories I have of her, so I've been using it as a forum handle since the late 90's.
When I was 7 or 8 my friends started rhyming my name Nina-Neener, Neener Beaner and it stuck. When DH and I started dating he heard my mom use one of the names and loved it. From that day on I became his Beans
Pianoguy is Norwegian for "guy with piano".
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just a lazy version of my name, jeannette are so many letters to type...so i dropped a few, not too many coz jean is usually taken
KRITTER= Kingly, Presidential like! ex.-Who is that kritter we voted for!