What’s in a Name

What’s in a name? Well, my name, Tim Tyson, is more common than I would have thought, especially since I rarely meet anyone named “Tim.” But there are several Tim Tysons, and recently I learned of another. In the digital era, things swirling around name can easily get confused1. Perhaps the most well known is an American writer and historian,… Continue reading

A Different World When…

Now, my name has been a source of amusement for me since my earliest memories.  My great Aunt Easter always called me “Timmy.”  My grand mother frequently confused my name with my father’s or grandfather’s names.  When I went off to college, everyone called me by my legal name.  Since I’ve never gone by my legal name, even as an… Continue reading