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McAvoy Layne <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:40:14 -0700
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Wheresoever  she is, there is Eden...

On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 6:41 AM, Carl J. Chimi <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Folks,
> I don't post here much, although I read all the posts and feel fortunate
> that there is such a band of Mark Twain scholars to which I have access.
> Some months ago I wrote of my surprise and delight that my daughter was
> expecting, and that the names they had chosen were Olivia for a girl or
> Samuel for a boy.  They chose those names with no family references, and no
> conscious awareness of any Mark Twain connection.  They just like the
> names,
> and were surprised when I pointed out that Sam and Olivia are a famous
> couple of names to many people who love literature and American history.
> Well, Olivia Rose Chimi Thomas was born this past Tuesday, July 21, at 3:15
> pm.  She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces, and is perfect.
> I could spend the next several hours gushing about how much my wife and I
> love her, but I will spare you that, having been the victim too many times
> of the pyrotechnic demonstrations of previous first time grandparents.
> Suffice it to say she is perfect and we love her.
> Regards,
> Carl

McAvoy Layne
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your chiefest pleasure in conduct,
which while contenting you, will be sure to confer benefits upon your
neighbor and the community.
-Mark Twain