Baby Name of the Day: Douglas

July 23, 2011

Note: This is a special Saturday Baby Name of the Day for an expectant mama! There’s the actor. The aircraft. And yet has this Scottish heritage choice lost his dash? Thanks to Bridy for suggesting a family name she’s considering for her baby on the way. Our Baby Name of the Day is Douglas.

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Sunday Summary: 6/26/11

June 26, 2011

It was apparently word name week last week.

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Baby Name of the Day: Ileana

December 6, 2010

Looking for a Romanian heritage name other than Nadia?  Seeking an intriguing royal choice beyond Mary and Margaret? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting one option: our Baby Name of the Day, Ileana.

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Sunday Summary: 10/18/09

October 18, 2009

First, congratulations to reader Photoqulity for a successful showing of her work Fuzzhead by DP at the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife. Her bibs rock! Now, back to our regularly scheduled programming. True fact: I can recite the original text of Where the Wild Things Are. From memory. (And yet I regularly forget my […]

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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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Alphabet: C is for Girls

February 20, 2008

Even before the Kardashians became reality TV staples, K names were popular for girls.

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