Sunday Summary: 3/6/11

First, a question for a friend: let’s say you were expecting a daughter. Not only is she going to be your last child, you’re the youngest sibling, so this baby is probably the last in her generation. You’d love to pass on your maiden name. Trouble is, your maiden name sounds exactly like a popular […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/8/10

It doesn’t matter if I’m at the dentist or the drugstore or Disney World, I’m always listening for names. One of my favorites namespotting locations is Franklin’s, our local brewpub/restaurant/toy store – is there any better combination? – because, of course, we’re all chasing our children around while we wait for a table. The other […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Abel James

Did I recently say there were no exciting celebrity births anticipated this summer? How could I forget Amy Poehler and Will Arnett? They’ve welcomed son Abel James. Yes – Abel, a little brother for Archie. Congratulations to the family! Readers, what do you think of the name Abel? Wonder if they’ll call him Abe …

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Sunday Summary: 8/30/09

It’s been a quiet week here at AppMtn as we all enjoy the last sweltering days of summer. The stores are filling up with sweaters (and Halloween candy – already!) and television is premiering brand new can’t-miss-shows. Which brings me to a trio of Project Runway related thoughts: Contestant Qristyl squeaked by for another week. […]

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Sunday Summary: 5/31/2009

First up, we’re expecting … three baby bluebirds. The mama has built a nest in the tiny herb garden Arthur latched onto our postage-stamp sized balcony. Since they’re growing amongst our herbs, I’m calling the three eggs Basil, Coriander and Rosemary. I’ve been trying to talk to Mama Bird about names, but she’s not interested. […]

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