Tag Archive | history
I Was Named After Renate
(In the story below, Renata Hill is responding to one of my earlier blogs entitled Does Your Name Tell a Story? Hers does. Thank you, Renata, for sharing this story of remembrance here.) I was named for a childhood friend of my mother’s—a lost friend. In the early 1930’s, when my mother was no more […]
Does Your Name Tell a Story?
I suspect that many people reading these words are toying with the idea of writing a memoir. When it comes to putting it all together, where do you start? If there is something intriguing about your name, that could be a good opening. Names can have much history, even tragedy. Names can lie, hide the truth, […]