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Re: mulch NOW Names

My niece Megan's fiance is named Mike, We refer to them as the M&Ms. I have
to ask about Marty and Morgan - male or female?  No, wait, Marty would be
your husband.  Ok, how about Morgan - m or f?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 3:17 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch NOW Names

> Did I ever tell you guys that with my husband, myself, and all our
> kids...we all have "M" names...Marty, Melody, Meghan, Mark, and Morgan
> and our last name is an "M" name, too...collectively in our town and
> among our friends we are known as the M&M's...I know it's kind of
> cutesy, but it gives us an identity as a family...something common to
> smile at among ourselves that we instantly identify with...years from
> now I hope my kids remember it and smile when they think back to the
> time in their life when each of them was a baby M&M. :-) Family names
> are important...a link to something bigger than just yourself. We were
> at the cemetary the other day where my husband's family has been buried
> for generations, visiting his dad's grave. We wandered around for about
> an hour, looking at relatives and friends from the past and my kids were
> astonished and delighted to find old names that they know in current
> people in the family...Tade for instance: that is their great-great
> grandfather and also their 17 year old cousin. Made a connection for
> them when they saw that the other day.
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Wed 05/12, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 10:33:28 -0500
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch NOW Names
> ??????<br>So how do they get your middle name to use it?<br>The only
> person that needs to be comfortable with your name is YOU.<br>Chuckle, I
> remember way back when this list was at AHS-msn and someone<br>accused
> you of hiding behind a fake stupid name and you really let her
> have<br>it! Good for you. I think your name is easy, especially since
> you don't<br>mind it shortened to Zem - gosh how hard is that? As I
> recall it is a name<br>that has been in your family for some
> generations, something to be proud of.<br>Mine, too, is a family name
> from long ago relatives in Ireland who used<br>several versions of it
> and not, as some people think, just a cute
> name.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
> <Zemuly@aol.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Wednesday, May
> 12, 2004 9:48 AM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch NOW Names<br><br><br>> In
> a message dated 5/12/2004 2:23:56 AM Central Standard Time,<br>>
> mtalt@clubhouse-designs.com writes:<br>> My daughter got the 'h'...don't
> know as it caused her any problems as<br>> she grew up...<br>> Just try
> having "Zemuly" for a name. I was in the fourth grade before I<br>>
> could even spell it! It's a good thing I don't mind being a
> little<br>different.<br>> <LOL> Most people, however, are not
> comfortable with my name and call me<br>"Ruth,"<br>> which is my middle
> name. I prefer zem.<br>> zem<br>><br>>
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