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Geeking Out, Crossing The Streams, and Jaylah from Star Trek

I’ve mostly dedicated this weekend to reading the Chronicles of Narnia and watching the new Star Trek movies all the way through, both for the first time.  448 more words

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Meet the Characters: Demyan Volkov

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For this series, I’m going to delve into the characters of Grigory’s Gadget in the style of those fun/silly surveys that pop-up on social media from time-to-time. 180 more words

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Tea-Inspired Baby Names

Tea.  A wonderfully complex drink with a million flavors and ingredients that we Americans mostly forgo in favor of coffee.  Me, I love both beverages.  However, of the two tea seems to have more naming potential. 758 more words

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Help Me Name This Character

When I was working for Hospice in the year 2000, I had an assignment that involved delivering morphine to a guy in Hallowpaw, Florida. With a town name like that, you can imagine the characters who live there. 617 more words

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Henry

Henry is a classic boys’ name that is recovering from a mid-century lull.  He’s lucky to be a member of the minuscule club of names that has never been out of the top 1000 since 1880, the year in which the SSA name popularity data begins.  518 more words

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Meet the Characters: Lilia Alkaeva

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For this series, I’m going to delve into the characters of Grigory’s Gadget in the style of those fun/silly surveys that pop-up on social media from time-to-time. 185 more words

Novel

Below the Top 1000, Part 8 (Boys)

As we near the weekend, how about some rare baby names?  These are just some of the names that were each bestowed upon only 70-89 baby boys in the U.S. 258 more words

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