Rerun: Martin

January 16, 2012

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, today’s re-run is the saintly, heroic, and completely overlooked

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Baby Name of the Day: Arkady

June 3, 2011

He’s a literary Russian option, nearly unknown in the US. Thanks to Jennifer for suggesting Arkady as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Dean

May 3, 2011

He’s a rebel, he’s a crooner, he’s an academic. Thanks to Sarah for suggesting the surprisingly evergreen Dean as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Josiah

August 10, 2010

Take the evergreen Joseph, cross him with popular Noah and what do you get? Why, the name of Sarah’s son, and our Baby Name of the Day: Josiah.

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Name of the Day: Leora

July 24, 2009

Leah has become a modern staple for girls. Leo is white hot for boys. Mix them together and what do you get? Thanks to Alicia for suggesting Leora as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Marsann

July 23, 2009

Every once in a while, I agree to research a name that I know not a thing about. And then, a few hours later I think “why didn’t I realize that before?” But in this case? I did my research. I wrote the post. And I’m still not sure I’ve landed on the explanation behind […]

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Sunday Summary: 6/7/2009

June 7, 2009

The big news this week was, of course, the new addition to

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Baby Name of the Day: Martin

October 6, 2008

  Editor’s Note: Today’s post was originally published on October 6, 2008, and revised and updated on January 16, 2012, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If you came of age in the 80s, today’s choice might conjure up DeLoreans and mad scientists. But it would be a mistake to think of this […]

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