Telling the Truth

connecting the dots of my life

Tag: Names

Dear Mother, Mom, Eileen,

 

Monarch at Longwood, August 2014

Guess what I’m writing about?  Your name!

I never understood why my father insisted on being called ‘Daddy’, or why he insisted that I call you ‘Mother’!  I wonder what you wanted to be called. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s in a Name?

Daddy, Mother, Elouise.  Until I started blogging, I was interested  mainly in the meaning of my name.  Now that I’m blogging I’m getting questions about the way I use other ‘names’: Daddy, my father, and Mother.  I’m also thinking again about my name.  Does it matter? Read the rest of this entry »

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