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Baby name Thursday; old school names

Baby name Thursday; old school names
With apologies to my niece Brynn today I’m picking my own name.  I”m not going to retread the Branko debate even though it would be supremely easy to do because I have ammo for years on the subject.   Nope, today I’m kicking old school.  Today I’m going into my own family history and looking at... Read more »

Baby name Thursday; cool baby names

Baby name Thursday; cool baby names
Don’t even bother asking, it’s cool because I say it’s cool.  Also because I like to spell cool like this; kewl.  Trying to stay up on what’s kewl isn’t easy.  Rather than even try to I’m doing it all Gatsby-hash style and am going to decide what’s cool for everyone else.  Gatsby-hash?  I just made it up, it’s cool.  Start using... Read more »

Baby name Thursday

Baby name Thursday
Yes I did.  I sure damn did!  Wha, wha why is he doing this again?  Did he drink too much Wednesday and didn’t remember what day it was? I’ll tell you what I tell my boss, “stay out of my business dog”.  I’ll post Baby Name Thursday on a freaking Shnursday day if it makes... Read more »
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Baby name Thursday

Baby name Thursday
This is the hail-mary play, my last chance at convincing my wife that this is THE name for our child.  As I’ve written before there are myriad reasons that I love this name.  For one reason she is dead set against it, she went to school with some schmo with this name and she was... Read more »

Baby name Thursday

Baby name Thursday
It’s back.  After much guilt tripping by my father and sister I am going to full fill my promise to my niece and continue posting the names she has suggested for us.  To be honest we will probably end up picking something from the list.  See, we haven’t agreed on jack-squat since I posted my Branko... Read more »

Battling over the baby name

Battling over the baby name
Almost from the first day that we announced we were pregnant the topic of baby names and what to name the baby has been brought up.  The inevitable line “______ is a good name” has come up countless times and it never gets funny.  When it does come up I like to diffuse the awkwardness... Read more »
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Baby name Thursday

Baby name Thursday
Now it’s time for the fourth installment of Baby Name Thursday.  I’m still tinkering with this pig, trying to find the best way to get it done.  Do you want facts, history, what?  Any tips?  Throw them my way.   Name:  Bryan Origin: This name is thought to be derived from an Old Celtic language word... Read more »

Baby Name Thursday

Name:  Kalina, female Origin: Slavic, and Australian Aboriginal Meaning:   Pronounced kah-LEE-nah. In the Slavic origin the meaning of Kalina is “flower”.  Also an Australian aboriginal  name that originated with the Wemba Wemba tribe of Northwestern Victoria with the meaning “to love”. Notable Name Bearers: Princess Kalina of Bulgaria  The only daughter of exiled Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria.  Simeon II left Bulgaria as... Read more »

Letting a 9-year-old pick the name of your unborn child; #2

Ginger Grant from Gilligan's Island, Without question the hottest Grant.
My apoligiess to my 9 year old niece for getting it wrong, I’m a horrible person. Istallment #2 brings the first of the boy names. Name: Grant Origin: English Meaning: Great or Grand. Another possible origin of the surname is from a medieval name ultimately derived from the Old English Granta, which might have meant... Read more »
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Letting an 8-year-old Pick the Name of Your Unborn Child

When my wife and I announced to my sister that we were expecting she went home and told my niece, Brynn.  She was pretty jacked at the news and the prospect of having another minion to boss around during the holidays, she being the oldest.  She was so jacked that she sat down and wrote up a... Read more »
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