Wednesday, May 13, 2009

What's in a name

I know I've talked about names before. I LOVE my name. I love when names have meaning. My kiddos names have very great meanings - not that we picked a meaning and then the name, but they have names that mean good things. Girly-Lou's means Princess. Buddy's is "God has given". Things that I want my kids to be proud of.

I thought for a long time about what to name my blog. Since I look at my blog as, well, not like a child, but maybe like a pet. You know, something that needs care and attention, and I have way too much fun playing around with. I wanted my blog to have a name that meant something, that showed personality.

But now it will be wrong.

Because I'm moving across the country. The tiny - never-heard-of city of Euless will no longer be my home. Actually, we're moving very close to Happy Mom. And since she's kept her info private, I'm not even going to tell you what state we're moving to. But it's a big move, and it's come on fast.

Crazy fast. Like three weeks ago we didn't even know it was a possibility, and last night we made an offer on a house fast. Whenever I think about how crazy fast this whole process has been, I start freaking out. But I have felt 100% right about each choice we've made.

So, if our offer is accepted, we will be closing on a house in six weeks. In six weeks we will be, like real adults. All grown up with a mortgage and everything. But my blog might need a new name.

So tell me. (please, really! Especially everyone that reads this blog but never actually comments). Do I keep my "Ever heard of Euless" title. I'm not changing the url (which is euless not useless in case you ever noticed. Since lots of people call my blip on the map useless instead). Should I rename the blog to something else that fits? or will the randomness of Euless prevail and still fit with the randomness of the thoughts displayed here?

We'll see.


  1. Hey sis. Yes I am one who loves reading your blog, but rarely comment. So I will make a comment that shows how little I know about anything. I did not know Euless was a town. I just thought it was one of those words that you know well... and I know nothing about! So as far as my opinion... You can keep the name, unless you want to change it! lol and wow, that thought of you being close to happy mom, what a great thing! Please keep us informed, and thanks for your offer to help in my currant bumps in life... you are the best!

  2. Uh... I love you. And you should really call us, cause this is big news and we (meaning everyone who lives at the same house I do) would like to learn the ins and outs of all this. Learning about it from your blog is kind of lame-o. On the other hand, I would probably change the name because if you don't, it's like false advertising.

  3. I personally like the name and I would keep it until such time as another appropriate name occurs to you.

    I'm soooooo excited for the move--but then, you already know that!

  4. If it were obvious that Euless is a place, then maybe you would need to change your blog name. But since it COULD be the name of your brother if you live in a small town in the South, I think the name is simply eclectic.

  5. I love your blog, name & all. I'm really excited for you to be closer for the next year, after that you won't be much closer to us, but I still think it's a good move. Love the house & all of you.


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