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July 11, 2020
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July 31, 2017
Sunday morning I had the delight of driving Teddy and Mary to church. Although both of these women have lived extraordinary lives, today I'd like to highlight Teddy's story.
Teddy's real name is Charlotte, but at a very early age several of her playmates, for some unkno...
July 30, 2017
Today I received an Uber request from "Lando".
I immediately thought, "This may be a candidate for uber namez!"
It turns out that he was a delightful young man with an awesome name and legacy.
Lando is, in fact, Rolando Jr.!
He was named after his father, Rolando Sr.
July 29, 2017
This was another one of those quick trips down Cleveland Avenue, where I only had a short time to meet my passenger.
But the unique spelling of her name encouraged me to ask a few quick questions.
Nichole was happy to share her story!
She told me that when she was born he...
July 28, 2017
Garrick was a recent passenger with a unique and interesting name. His name is actually his grandmother's surname and is derived from two Old English words meaning ruler and spear.
He is a student at Florida Gulf Coast University where he is studying Golf Course Managem...
Noralcy took a quick trip down South Cleveland Avenue, but I had to take a moment to ask about her unique name. I have never met anyone with this name, or any similar name.
Noralcy is originally from Venezuela and has been living in the United States for 19 years.
July 27, 2017
Although Zachary had a rather common name, I found Zach to be an extremely interesting and unique person! He was enthusiastic and seemed genuinely joyful. You could say that he was a "real character"!
Growing up in Georgia, Zach knew from a very early age that...
July 22, 2017
Tonight I met a housewife from Georgia with a very unique name...Kimbrell Kimbrough!
Her first name is actually the maiden name of her grandmother, and, as fate and love would have it she married Mr. Scott Kimbrough.
Needless to say, her name is definitely an "attention...
July 21, 2017
Today one of my passengers was a young lady with both a unique name, AND a compelling story!
Her name is Stephania (Stef-on-ia) and she recently graduated from Lehigh High School.
She is the middle of five children and has a sister, Gwentervia, who could pass as her twi...
July 20, 2017
Last week I picked up a group of friends in downtown Fort Myers. One of the young ladies was visiting from up north where she attends Ohio University.
She had a relatively common name, but spelled in a very uncommon way... KELCI!
She explained that the spelling was a r...
July 19, 2017
This past weekend my good friend Gary and his wife Mikki were visiting SW Florida from Long Island. Although I have known them for many years, I really didn't know much about Mikki's real name, and I had never thought to inquire.
During our time together...