Paloma

Baby Name of the Day: Paloma

October 5, 2011

She’s a lovely Spanish appellation that works well in English. Thanks to Joanna for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day: Paloma.

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Sunday Summary: 7/3/11

July 3, 2011

Feeling feisty? Head to a message board and announce that you’re naming your daughter Addison. Or Quinn. Or Mason. Then run for cover. Sure, some people will respond positively. But depending on the forum, you could also find yourself accused of thievery, trendiness, and general bad taste. I’m sympathetic to parents who feel they can’t […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Valentina

July 16, 2010

Christina had her moment in the 80s. Valentine shows up every February 14. But how ’bout this elegant choice? Thanks to Mary for suggesting Valentina as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Jocasta

July 2, 2010

It’s a J- name not used by the Duggars … or any other family for that matter. Thanks to the Kelly for suggesting Jocasta as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 4/18/10

April 18, 2010

After two plus years in our urban(esque) rowhome, we’re out of excuses for not having paint on our walls.

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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: 9/20/09

September 20, 2009

There’s a theme to this Sunday Summary, methinks: First up, Hope Edelman guested over at Nameberry about seeing a name scrawled on a mailbox late in her pregnancy, and knowing that someone (other than the graffiti artist) was sending her a sign. Check out the whole story – Maya’s name was truly meant to be; […]

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Welcome Paloma Louise!

June 28, 2009

Okay, she ain’t a Brangelina babe or a sis for Suri.

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