A story in six words

vegankid just tagged me! Okay, here is my story in six words:

High context. Six words, not enough.

That’s my story. It sums me up…I need at least seven or eight words to tell a story :-)

I guess I’ll have to pass on the “story in six words” meme — Brownfemipower, Paul, Faris, Kevin, Sean, and Kai.

11 people named Eric Stoller

Stoller family crest

According to HowManyOfMe.Com, there are 11 Eric Stollers in the United States. Eric is the 52nd most popular US name. 2,430 people have Stoller as a last name. This means that they also get to listen to mispronounced versions of Stoller.

“Stroller, is there a Stroller here?” No, it’s Stoller.

People always tell me that I can’t go on escalators — no strollers allowed. That makes me laugh.

Stoller. It sounds like bowler. Stoller. It’s Swiss/German. The graphic is the Stoller coat of arms/family crest.

Spelling variations include: Stolle, Stol, Stoller, Stole, Stohl, Stolhe and many more.

First found in Switzerland, in the canton of Zürich, where the name Stolle was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Jacob Jansen Stol, who arrived in New York in 1630. Willem J. Stol sailed to New York in 1650; Ezekiel Stoll settled in Georgia in 1742; John Stole came to New England in 1757.

Stoller. It’s a vineyard in Oregon that has a LEED Certified Winery. Great pinots and environmental consciousness. I wonder if they would give me a free bottle…we might be related…

Eight Things I Find Amazing in Picture Form

Kevin tagged me with my first meme: “Eight Things I Find Amazing in Picture Form.” I think I’ll start out by being a little narcissistic. This photo set of 4 Polaroids always make me feel good.

Eric with curly hair
I was 2 years old when this set of photographs was taken. My hair was curly and I apparently liked to walk about in my diaper. I think it’s amazing that my hair still looks like that when I wake up in the morning.

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