20 December 2006

Oel?

More from Great-Grandma Esther: Oel? Olan? Orlen? "I'm always wanting to add an N or R," she says. "You've got to correct me, now." I'm just shocked that she has yet to call him Noie ("Like Noie in the Bible," she once told me about her Uncle Noah, and emphatically, as though she couldn't figure out how I missed the allusion) or Junior (which is what she always called him in-utero).

10 comments:

lauren for the semmes said...

You could help her to remember by explaining that it's LEON backwards. That might really throw her off. I love it.

p.s. Of course I'm interested in your blog!

Jen Strange said...

Oh yes, I think this will help her lots. . . . She'd probably just start calling him Leon. That would be funny--Malcolm and Leon?

(Thanks for being interested!)

rachel for the hoods said...

so i am floating from sight to soght on blog stuff and i am hooked on seeing all these people i haven't seen in so long and missing all y'all and your pics are great and i still love to read your stuff you are so literate and you know that is totally not my thing but i was surprised to see my not so great sight linked on your sight and i was just struck with the smallness of this big world and the amazing reality that our God has considered us...love you tons rachel hood (wanna see more pics of your fam)

rachel for the hoods said...

see what i mean... i meant to put "from site to site" or is that even right/write...did i mention i am building a house, pregnant with #4 (Gracie 4, Benjamin 2 & Malorie 1) and i am still crazy

Jen Strange said...

It's site and right, though you did originally write the word sight, just to get all our homonyms in one sentence :)

I happened upon your site today via Lindsey Vosburg's and saw your beautiful kids--I'll post my comments about them on your own page, though. . . .

Yes, clearly still crazy! Wonderful. And more wonderful indeed that our God would fashion such a coincidence--nah, providence.

Lindsey said...

Love your blog! Did I miss Noel's stats? I saw the "chub" post, so I'm guessing he was at least an 8 pounder. :)

rachel for the hoods said...

hello again...got the post on our site...thanks...we rarely get comments, what fun...my email is rachel@thehoods.net

can't wait to see some new pics

Jen Strange said...

The stats. . . .

He was 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and 19.5 inches long. When we went to the doctor last Tuesday, he was 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and 20.5 inches. And chubby in the cheeks!

rachel for the hoods said...

i love fluffy babies

lauren said...

So, I saw that little link down there to Cotton Babies.

JKP Strange, are you using...dare I say it...CLOTH DIAPERS?

I admire you, woman.