Aurora

Sunday Summary: 4/3/11

April 3, 2011

First, a long overdue congratulations to Carolyn on the birth of

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Sunday Summary: 9/12/10

September 12, 2010

Let’s start a handful of picks from pop culture: first, True Blood’s werewolf Alcide. He joined the cast in Season Three and will be back in Season Four. If Sookie recently attracted attention, how about this romantic French spin on the Greek Alcaeus? I’m also intrigued by Katniss, the heroine of the bestselling young adult […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/29/10

August 29, 2010

My week at the beach was spent listening for names (well, there was ice cream and sand and a giant waterslide called the Hippo) but I didn’t hear much. There was a Veronica nicknamed Vera, but mostly it was the pleasant Top 100 assortment of Ethan, Dylan, Emma, Riley, Noah, Chloe, Caleb, Jackson, Zachary, Ellie, […]

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Sunday Summary: 2/14/10

February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine’s Day! Which reminds me, a new ABC series called Happy Town will premier in late April.

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Name of the Day: Rory

October 28, 2009

Today’s choice has appealing Irish roots and some old school Hollywood cred. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Rory as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Zora

October 13, 2009

On the heels of Zane, here’s another zippy Z-name. Thanks to Laney McDonald for suggesting Zora as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 10/4/09

October 4, 2009

As part of our Birthday Fun Weekend, we took the kids off to Build-A-Bear Workshop. Actually, Aly built a bear dog. There was stuffing and fluffing and convincing us that yes, his bear dog absolutely needed ice skates. And then we got to the moment – naming the bear dog. After several suggestions were rejected […]

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Name of the Day: Cinderella

July 31, 2009

Jasmine, Ariel and Aurora have all been popular picks for girls. And Belle is quite the sensation. So why is this fairytale princess name off limits? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Cinderella as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Aurora

June 1, 2009

She’s astronomical, mythical and animated, with a tomboy twist. Thanks to Laura for suggesting her darling daughter’s appellation as Name of the Day: Aurora.

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Sunday Summary: 5/31/2009

May 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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