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October 2nd, 2013 12:32 PM #71
@triss- You've visited an orphanage in Malawi? Wow, that must have been an eye-opening experience. Have you heard of Mary's Meals, a charity in Malawi that provides school meals, and Martha Payne, the schoolgirl who supports them through her blog Neverseconds? I read the book Martha and her dad wrote about it (it's also called Neverseconds), so powerful.
@Sari- they are cute!
@Maggie- one day, hopefully... You sound like you've done some globetrotting... anytime you feel like telling I'd love to hear your cool stories!
@hanniekit- aww, he's beautiful! Oh, and I see from your signature you have a guinea pig named Portia- after the character?! Love her and her name~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3
Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Portia, Felicity, Juliet
Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Prospero, Orlando, Darcy
October 2nd, 2013 03:27 PM #73
Last edited by hanniekitt; October 2nd, 2013 at 03:28 PM. Reason: Messed up the quote box with my overzealous backspacingMy furry darlings ~ Bodie the border terrier & Portia and Penny the guinea pigs
Amabel ~ Beryl ~ Bryony ~ Cecily ~ Charis ~ Clara ~ Dinah ~ Flora ~ Georgiana ~ Ophelia ~ Rosamund ~ Sylvie ~ Tabitha ~ Tamsin ~ Violet
Arthur ~ Barnaby ~ Basil ~ Bertie ~ Darcy ~ Elliot ~ Felix ~ Fraser ~ Frederick ~ Henry ~ Monty ~ Rowan ~ Rupert ~ Theodore ~ Tristan
October 2nd, 2013 04:14 PM #75
Fort Henry and the 1,000 Islands--I still love both places. I love history, so I still want to go back to see Fort Henry (which is technically on the American side, but ah, well, haha). I desperately want to go see Nova Scotia, though--it looks so beautiful there! Same goes for me, though--I'm directly in the middle of Amish/Mennonite country, and I can't understand for the life of me the obscene amount of attention they garner all the time! I respect their lifestyle, and my childhood babysitter was Mennonite, and I LOVE them, but seriously. I don't get the obsession, haha. I think it's probably because we grew up around it, so it's just normal to us. My dad keeps trying to convince me that's why I don't get the hype around the Mennonites and Amish, haha. I think it's ridiculous, though--people are SO interested in them, but they don't respect their lifestyle at all.
Yes, I had actually sponsored her before I put the thread up, but it was one of those "Oh, crap" moments and I was hoping I was wrong, haha. It turns out there's a possibility that she goes by her middle name, Arumy, so if that's so, using Isabelle might be a not-too-obvious way to honor her, because I would like to. I've gotten so used to calling her Isabel all the time already, so it'll take some time to adjust to calling her Arumy instead. But I sort of like the idea of using Isabelle in honor of her, and my best friend (who was French and passed away in 2011). I feel like the sound of the name would be for Isabel, but I'd use the French variant to honor my best friend.Ashley
twenty-something namenerd & aspiring novelist
Isabelle Aurora Grace + Caleb Elias Joseph + Arianne Eleanor Daisy + Everett Joshua Charles + Olivia Wren Camille
Grant Frédéric Conrad + Violet Emilia Mary + Casper Nathaniel Eden + Grace Odilia Lily + Samuel Gaspard John
I've recently started a new story--feel free to come along with me for the journey! havengermany.blogspot.com
Chapter 1 is up! And an author's note! (Alas, don't get too excited.)
October 3rd, 2013 11:15 PM #77Raquel-22 year old who loves names, books, and languages
Ladies: Clara Josephine, Amelia Juliet, Louisa Genevieve, Rose Caroline, Charlotte Rosamund, Eleanora Winter, Marina Adelaide, Emmeline Margot, Cecily May, Annabel Frances
Gentlemen: Frederick Arthur, Nicholas Hugo, Henry Oliver, William Grey, Matthew Isaiah, Thomas Alaric, George Everett, Edmund Tobias, Asher Benjamin, and James Raphael
October 6th, 2013 02:12 PM #79
My avatar is in one of my favorite colors- blue- just because I'm a nature-loving person.Caspian ~ Genevieve ~ Benjamin ~ Claire ~ Sebastian
Caspian Bartholomew & Claire Gwendolen
Currently: Corisande + Icarus + Aurelia + Casimir + Octavia