We just got home from watching “Children of Men,” and if you’ve seen the film, nothing could be better than getting this in your inbox:
It’s Augustus Julian Alexander, born tonight to the most excellent (and frequent commenter) Deb and her husband Steve Alexander. Nine pounds, four ounces, and by all accounts a great delivery. How awesome is it to have three names, all conquerors and leaders of ancient Mediterranean empires?
It’s amazing how we sound with our full names…
Lucy Kent Blake-Williams: a law firm on Bank Street in London circa 1889
Tessa Ellen Valentine Blake: a shopping catalogue full of gorgeous pricey furniture
Christopher Clayton Chapman – bantamweight pugilist, winner of St. Louis WWI Vets Boxing Semifinal
Thornton McKendree Long, Junior – master distiller of ancient Glenkrochety single-malts, living in castle off Isle of Man
Linda Jean Worsley Riddle Williams – clue left by crazy aunt revealing hiding place of family treasure