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I have one grandchild, Johnny.Naturally (like all grandkids), he’s the cutest, the
funniest, the sweetest. He’s a real chatterbox and will sit happily drawing and
talking for hours at a time.On the other hand, he’s almost five years old … and he likes
to play. Sadly, I’m no longer that good at playing.One day I was making cootie catchers with him. He had just
learned about them, and we were on our third or fourth one. W
The loss of a family member or friend, sad as it may be, is hardly unusual.Around 7,500 people die each day in the United States—one person every 11.5 seconds. By your 50s and 60s, you've almost certainly had personal experience with death—a parent’s death, other close family members, and/or personal friends.And yet, when you hear that someone has died, it's still hard to know what to say to their loved ones.Part of the reason
There are any number of reasons you have the first name you do today. Perhaps you’re the namesake of a parent, grandparent, or favorite relative. Maybe there was a famous star or politician of the day that your parents admired.Or it could just be that they liked the name, and it was on trend at the time.At Considerable, we recently discussed this last type—the trends of names as we wondered where have all the Lindas gone, for exampl