The story behind the name

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by rjv_piper, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    My hometown is on Route 66, so even though it took me a while to come up with it, the signs were all around me! I can be a little slow sometimes.

    What a gorgeous wolf, Moonwalker!
  2. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Kalispell , MT
    Mine's pretty obvious too.......I'm a union apprentice electrician/wireman....hence...unionwirewoman .[​IMG]
  3. lizardz

    lizardz Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Grass Valley, CA
    My name's Liz and my grandfather always called me Lizard because I was always catching frogs, snakes, and, of course, lizards. The "z" at the end is just to make it different.
  4. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    My very first nephew, Zach couldn't say my name when he started talking, and it came out Ahhh-bee so ahbee is what I picked 01 is because ahbee was taken at the time!!!
  5. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I chose my username because......... well beacause that is what I am working on having here, lol!! A barnyard. All I need is a horse, cow and a pig and I am set!
  6. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    When I joined I tried "luvmychickies" and it wasn't taken, so that is what I was for a few hours. Then I saw there was a regular poster with almost the exact same name. So, to avoid stepping on any toes by accident, I hurriedly picked something else and asked to be changed. [​IMG]
  7. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Songster

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
  8. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Songster

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    Quote:[​IMG] I just poured over 23 pages to find your story, LOL. Everyone, it is on page 23! [​IMG]
  9. I chose my name because I have always been different from most of the people that I have lived around.

    I am African-American and was raised in a rural area which was predominantly white. I was physically different (obviously, lol) from all of my friends, so it was as though I were from Mars, or something.

    When I grew up, I married a city-boy and moved to the city where I discovered that my youth had given me some wonderful country-living experiences that city-dwellers never get. In an emergency, I was always calm and prepared and had the ability to be self-sufficient (which most of my friends and neighbors don't have!) If I say anything about how something can be made from scratch, can be fixed with a little elbow grease or indicate that I can zip something up on a sewing machine, they look at me as though I've lost my mind because they are used to buying everything new. So again, I felt as though I were from another planet, so I am TheMartianChick!

    My hubby and I have plans to move south (hopefully by next winter). We've created a business plan for and reserved the name for our farm: Mission-2-Mars. I've been working on the website for the past few months and haven't published it yet. Since I work as a business consultant and write business plans, I know that I won't have much time to do work on a website once I actually have the farm. Besides, that's when I'm supposed to find time to finally write some fiction!
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2008
  10. Morgaine

    Morgaine Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    I love Arthurian Lit. so I choose Morgaine from one of my alltime favorite books, The Mists of Avalon. She was my favorite character. Now it's what I use for almost all my screen names. My real name is Amber and at most places already taken by the time I sign up.

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