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Sew Confused
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Date: 1/17/08 5:21 PM

Mine is fairly prosaic...my first name and last initial and a number chosen completely at random and which bears absolutely no relationship to the year of my birth.

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Paula

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- Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder

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Date: 1/17/08 5:32 PM

Mine is the result of 1) having a mother who wanted something that sounded right with a German last name and 2) marrying someone whose ancestors' German surname was mutilated by US immigration officials. NOT MY FAULT!

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“Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig.” -Robert Heinlein and Ann's father. Thanks for the reminder, Ann.

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Matthew 25:40 (New International Version)
The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'



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Date: 1/17/08 6:02 PM

Shoot, Paula!!
I thought it was neat that you're a year younger than me!!
Rhonda in Montreal (self-explanatory, eh!)
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Date: 1/17/08 6:40 PM

Nancy is my first name, and 2001 is the year I first started using the internet in a serious way. Hard to believe that was only seven years ago. Time flies when you're having fun.

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Date: 1/17/08 6:49 PM

neat question! My middle name is Elizabeth; edot is for the "E." I typically sign my name with.

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"You have a better life if you wear impressive clothes." -Vivienne Westwood

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Date: 1/17/08 7:15 PM

I started "touring" the internet in about 1995. I felt like a tourist, traveling around the world and meeting people. So it is tourist. And 1955 is a perfectly lovely year to not be born inI speak from personal non-experience.

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http://bgballroom.wordpress.com to follow the progress on my next ballgown.

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Date: 1/17/08 7:19 PM

Topshelf Pod is a combination of a childhood nickname - Pod -first letter of Paula, my first name, and od for the "odd" sisters - Pod, Cod, Dod, and Sod - my sister and cousins. My family still calls me Pod and my husband added the "Topshelf" when he discovered I always go for the top of the line luxury model in anything I buy. (I imagine you need to be at least 50 years old to remember when the smoothest, most expensive whiskey was always displayed on the "top shelf" of the bar!) When I had to pick a user name, Pod was taken so I shortened it to Topshelf.

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Date: 1/17/08 7:46 PM

Ummm .... mine pretty much speaks for itself. Not very imaginative.

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Date: 1/17/08 7:49 PM

I LOVE this thread!!! Mine is for the fact that I'm a died-in-the wool, bleeding crimson and gray Washington State University Cougars fan. I don't think anyone can tell by the photo, with the school flag on the Space Needle!

Colleen

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"Never say never." I swore I would never touch a sewing machine after my Home Ec class as a freshman in high school...

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Date: 1/17/08 7:51 PM

um....Larisa is my name...how original is that?

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