Have You Ever Wanted To Rename Yourself?

April 9, 2013  |  

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From Your Tango

Have you ever secretly wanted to try on a different name for size? Would a new name give you a different identity or a different feeling about yourself? Sophia instead of Blueberry, perhaps? If you could, what name would you choose? If you like the idea of stepping into the shoes of a new name, then you’re going to get your chance on April 9, National Name Yourself Day. Of course, you only get to do it for 24 hours but there are no strings attached and no red tape.

Here’s why I ‘m thinking I might give it a try.
My mother had the fabulous idea to give me a beautiful name with initials that spelled DEW, the first precious source of water and nourishment on a fresh new day. Birth. Renewals. New Beginnings. There is something magical to me about dew. I identify with it. I love the coolness of it and the gloriously stunning macro photos of dewdrops. I collect the legends of people gathering dew in the fields before sunrise. I have imagined gently whisking dewdrops into the palm of my hand  and trickling them into a beautiful vial hanging on a long artisan chain around my neck. DEW.

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