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- Is there a story behind your name?
Switzerland. My mom wanted first names that would work in both the US and
- If you have children, how did you choose his/her/their name(s)? If you don’t have children,
We named our Beagle after an Old Testament figure - Baruch Ben B- our last name.
It was all alliteration. Our first greyhound we named Earl after Earl Grey Tea. Our
second grey came with the name Benjamin - so we called him Benny. The third
grey had the name Jetta Nickel and we weren't going to call him Nickel. So we called
him Jett - therefore, we had Benny and the Jet!!!! The next grey had a weird name and
because he is a bit of a goofball with an irrepressible spirit - we named him Jazz. Our
most recent grey was a tough one. He had an awful racing name - not much one could
do anything with, and he didn't react to his nickname. We tossed around many a name
with no reaction whatsoever. I really looked at him and it crossed my mind that if
Renoir would have painted a greyhound, this one would be it. I said, "Renoir" and
he came over to me. He picked his own name as if he knew that was his real name.
He's got brindle patches with mostly soft, diffused white - ergo - Renoir!
- I named the stand mixer in my kitchen Ethel, and a friend of mine names her plants. Do you ever name household items, and what inspires the names behind them?
- Do you daydream about what you might name a boat, a novel, a business, or something else that begs for a title?
- If you were to write under a pseudonym, what might that be, and is there a story behind that name?
real name - for posterity's sake since we have no kids.
Just realized the 5 things have come out as 1. Oh well! Been busy and have a wedding today.
It's just have to do.