Sunday Summary: 12/5/10

Christmas came early to Appellation Mountain, with a guest post on Nameberry leading to a shout-out from Lisa Belkin’s venerable The Motherlode blog at the New York Times.  Christmas also officially arrived in our town – a tree was lit in the City’s park, we had breakfast with Santa, and we spent a few hours […]

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Sunday Summary: Happy Fourth of July!

For those of you in the US, Happy Independence Day! There will be no Baby Name of the Day on Monday, but national-holiday/great-excuse-for-a-cookout or no, I couldn’t let a Sunday go past without the news. I’m going to flip the starbaby info to the top. If you recognize Diego Luna, he of Milk and Y […]

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Name of the Day: Samuel

He’s Biblical and classic, literary and cool. No wonder he’s a global sensation and a perennial favorite in the US, too. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Samuel as Name of the Day. And congratulations to Photoquilty on the birth of her new son Samuel, too!

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Sunday Summary: 5/24/09

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Here’s wishing you fair skies for your weekend festivities. But if you do find yourself with a few spare minutes in front of a computer screen, here are a few diversions: First, my question of the week: What goes with Henry? I recently met a family with teenage twins, Henry and […]

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Sunday Summary: 3/29/09

We baptized our daughter this morning. I mention this for two reasons: first, even though our priest has baptized plenty of Jaydens and Ashleys without complaint, I’ll admit it was nice to have a saints’ name for our daughter’s baptismal certificate. Second, my daughter’s godmother is named Sheryll. As soon as the priest handed over […]

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