Jaidyn

Sunday Summary: 7/25/10

July 25, 2010

First, Happy Birthday to me. Well, actually, my birthday is tomorrow. And so I’ll be doing something I haven’t done since shortly after I started writing Name of the Day posts in May 2008 – I’m choosing the names. All week. And I’m starting with my discarded given name tomorrow. But enough about that. The […]

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In Defense of Atlas and Apple: Ten Reasons Unusual Names Aren’t a Problem

April 5, 2010

Last February, I posted In Defense of Emma and Ethan: Ten Good Reasons to Use a Common Name. While reviewing what I’d written in 2009, I realized that I’d never laid out the case for uncommon names. Need I state the obvious? I rather like names that you don’t hear everyday. And so here are […]

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Sunday Summary: 7/26/09

July 26, 2009

First, an update – if you haven’t checked back on the poll results for Which Cora Boy Name is Your Favorite? , I’ll spare you the mouse click. Thatcher has it, hands down, with 73% of the vote. Nash comes in second, with 17%. Most surprising, IMHO, Caje and Zoran both picked up 5% each. […]

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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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