Sunday, January 31, 2010

he calls me schoonie

Who's That Girl has posted the next challenge: The Name Game. We want to see pages about your nickname, your first name, your last name... you get the deal.

Here is my page about the nickname my hubby calls me—Schoonie.

And with my name being Diana, I bet you are wondering how on earth he came up with the name Schoonie. So here's the story:

In 2001, hubby and I both worked for Infinity Radio in Rochester. We were supposed to walk in the St. Patrick's Day parade as part of the station group, but it was snowing so hard we ditched it.

We started driving east of the city and ended up more than an hour away in a town called Canandaigua. It is a beautiful, lakeside town that is part of the Fingerlakes. We stopped to eat lunch at a diner called Schooners. (See the connection now?)

Back when we were dating, my husband thought it was cute to walk up to me when we'd pass in the halls of the radio station and whisper, "So what's your name?" As we were leaving the diner after lunch and heading to the car, he leaned over and said, "So, what's your name." Being cheeky, I replied, "Schoonie," because of the name of the diner.

Now, nearly a decade later, I am still Schoonie. Daily texts and notes hubby leaves me all say Schoonie. He rarely, if ever, calls me Diana.

And that is my Schoonie story. By the way, I call him Bubba P., but that is a story for another day!

Supplies: Patterned paper (Webster Pages), Flowers (Prima), Pins (Maya Road), Pearls (Prima), Chipboard Letters (Thickers)

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Julie Tucker-Wolek said... stinkin' adorable!!! loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee it!!! and *sigh* u just brought back more memories of home as my family used to go sailing on the fingers lakes!! *sigh* i miss home!!....or i really hate az now that i'm back lol lol....nooooooooo i just miss home! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Tonia_and_boys_Inc. said...

that is soo sweet!! can't wait to hear the "bubba p"!

Tracy said...

Love your story.

My hubby calls me Sweet Cheeks. Use your imagination LOL

Blessed Ladybug said...

looking at your layout reminds me of a page done and cut flowers out of newspaper.. i'm going to do that later and post on my blog... and i'm going to spray them with glimmer mist....

heidi said...

oh, seriously! that's such a great story!!! this layout is amazing. girl, i don't know how you keep getting more and more amazing??!! i LOVE that webster's pages paper. instantly recognized it. alas, i recognize it from the "we're-out-of-it-but-here's-a-look-at-what-you-could've-had-if-you'd-gotten-your-butt-down-to-our-store-earlier" sample at my lss. i was so bummed. i knew the layout with those fabulous flowers would be equally fabulous! you know EVERYONE'S going to call you schoonie now, right? lol!

bethchien said...

great layout, sweetie!!! love all the details and the pins in the flowers! just a beautiful job!

Leah l'Orange said...

HA!!!! that's a great story, D! and i KNOW that diner in Canandaigua! i spent a lot of time there, and in Rochester, and what a great little place to eat! :)

stories like this make me think my hubbin and i aren't quite so odd. hee hee.

your flower, btw, is flippin' fabooooo!

Brenda said...

awww thank you sooo much for sharing that story Daina!!!
Love your layout I really am lovin those flowers and such beautiful paper!!