Saturday, July 30, 2011

What's in a Name?

Figured I should let my readers know that there's another change I've made recently...I'm changing the spelling of my name from Toby to Tobi.  :-)  Here's how it happened....
We were sitting in mediation and the mediator asked, "Do you want to change your name back to your maiden?" And I said, "yes" and he said, "Do you want to change anything else about your name?"  And I was like, "HUH?  Didn't know I could..." and I said, "No thanks."  And then I got to thinking...I've always hated the masculine spelling of my I called my Dad and told him that I had the oppurtunity to change it and I thought it would be cool to finally spell it the feminine way, but only if he was ok with it because it wasn't a big enough deal to me if he didn't want me to and he was like, "I couldn't care less! Do it!" So I called the mediator and told him that I wanted to change it to Tobi.  :-)  Maybe I won't get quite so much mail for Mr. Toby Bushman anymore.  hehe


  1. funny because for the first year you lived by us I thought it was Tobi. :)

  2. Toberie! So I know we haven't really been in contact, but I do think of you often. I am so glad I happened to check out your blog...I really need to follow it. Email me your phone number and let's chat!

    Cassa Marie

  3. Ms. Chanandler, you made me think of that Friends episode. Good stuff and fun change!! :)

  4. new fresh name, new fresh start. My heart aches for you Tobi. We all put on that happy marriage face to some degree but it is really, really hard. Thinking and praying for you and your sweet family. xoxoxo