I established the pattern of nicknaming my siblings in my blog early on, with a blog that I penned called "They call my brother Aquaman". A while after that I did a two part series nicknaming all of them, but I cheated my youngest sister out of a name and assigned her a non-nickname, so in this week's blog, I try and correct that travesty.
I'd like you all to participate in this one, as clearly I ran out of creativity before I got to name my last sister in this blog a few years ago. If you haven't read the blogs that I wrote in which I nicknamed each and every member of my family, you would do well to look at these first (It's time you met the family - Part 1) and (It's time you met the family - Part 2). I took a long time to create each nickname for my siblings and some I think are spot on, and some I'm just ok with, but couldn't
|My 2 younger siblings|
She was born 7 years after I was and with my sister, Teary in between us, she was never a threat to take attention away from me that Teary was. This helped to facilitate a better relationship between us from the get-go, and I still consider her one of my closest siblings (She, in fact, is the sibling who lives closest to me, although several in-laws
|What Merry Go Rounds used to look like|
|Circa 1985 maybe, S-W-S-N-B-N'd on bottom left|
To talk about this sister and not mention her strong Catholic faith would not do her justice. Although she is the youngest member of our family, if I ever want to know how my Mother would have felt on a particular
|Jesus has no hands but ours|
I hope I've started to give you an idea of this sister's strengths, gifts and personality, but I'll throw a few more in here to make sure you know her well enough to participate in the naming process. Shes' a stay at home Mom, who you can never catch at home. She volunteers for Carenet, a faith based pregnancy caring
|With her family|
Now to the naming part. Please suggest a name for this sibling, whether you know her personally or not. You can put it in the comment section here or on my Facebook page and I'll compile them. I'll be the final decider on what name to assign to her, but your input is invaluable, if I haven't come up with it in 2 years, well you can finish that thought. Please fire away......