Monday, June 15, 2009

You can't make this kind of stuff up!

I swear this is true. I had dinner with Peaches and Shrub while in the USA. Yup, real names. BUT it gets better. His father's name was Bushy-no lie. And, their son's name is Branch who named his son Reed. Can you believe this? Add to this that if I gave you their last names you would recognize it because it is a VERY prominent family who is responsible for much of the development of the Texas coast.

I just love when things like this happen. I chuckle inwardly for weeks about the quirkiness of life. And then my mind leaps around thinking of names for their grandchildren like Rose, Oleander, Violet - oh heck, the list is endless isn't it?

6 comments:

American Mommy in Mexico said...

All kinds of traditions out there!

Todd said...
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Todd said...

Hmmm, I bet the kids grown like weeds!!

Todd

Felipe said...

Of all those names, the weirdest is Bushy-no lie.

Anonymous said...

perhaps their prior livelihood was horticulture.

made it to miami friday night and to the keys sunday evening. went kayaking with my friend yesterday. after we went for a swim, we couldn't get back in the kayak. we must have been quite a sight trying. we finally walked it close to some rocks, my friend got back in and i guided her back to the boat launch. it was an adventure.

have a great day!
teresa

Robin in Atlanta said...

Reminded me of Ima Hogg and her sister Yura (?) from Houston area.....yes, they were real. Only in Texas, right? Have a great week - and stay off that ladder!! Robin