Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Ben? And, you're a girl?


I have no memory of when it started. I just always remember being called "Ben". It faded slightly during the high school years and has come back in full form as I grow older. I'm about to turn 29 and I still carry a nickname from when I was a little girl. So, where did it come from? When I was little I loved Peter Rabbit (yup, from Beatrix Potter) and since I wanted to be Peter's best friend, well I guess my folks just started calling me Benjamin Bunny (his cousin) which turned into "Ben". And, it stuck.

I know, it's a little odd. Glad we cleared things up though.

3 comments:

HomeImprovementNinja said...

I'm not buying it. If you want us to believe you're a girl, you need to post a photo of yourself...or a video of you doing a bad job at parallel parking :P

Ben said...

Ninja,

I rock at parallel parking! You can see photos of me here:http://dcrowhouse.blogspot.com/2008/03/dollywood.html (*though I could be mistaken for a dude there I guess), and here: http://dcrowhouse.blogspot.com/2008/04/wood-is-here.html

B

HomeImprovementNinja said...

Ben, you might be good at parellel parking--for a girl--but I wouldn't say you rock. Once you get distracted when you see a shoe sale or a unicorn out of the corner of your eye, that bumper is toast.

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