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#445796 - 08/28/13 10:28 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
concerned_husky Offline

Registered: 08/29/12
Posts: 585
A lot of people told me when they first saw my "pen name" that 'husky' meant 'bulky'; and that 'concerned_husky' meant I was concerned with my bulkiness. I'm as skinny as a twig.

I chose 'concerned_husky' because I was concerned for others, and I liked huskies. I still am, and I still like huskies smile

#445797 - 08/28/13 10:48 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
CafeMan Online   content

Registered: 03/18/13
Posts: 149
Loc: Chicago
I own a restaurant where the name of my place ends with "Cafe." So I became CafeMan. Some people thought I owned a coffee house, but I own a full service family style casual restaurant.

#445822 - 08/29/13 03:11 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Onesimus75 Offline

Registered: 08/22/13
Posts: 158
Loc: Minnesota
Onesimus means "useful". It's a reminder that I'm not useless/damaged goods. A reminder I need sometimes.
We are not defined by our faults, or our wounds, but by the truth within us, which nothing can take away.

#446657 - 09/08/13 01:35 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Adam A Gedman Offline

Registered: 08/12/13
Posts: 187
Loc: Canada
Adam A Gedman, or A damAged man
It's unfortunately how I see myself.

Maybe it should be
M A Nunderr Epair, or Man Under Repair.
Presence is the key, for all we have is now.
All we ever have is right now.

Formerly Adam A Gedman (AKA - A damAGed man)

But you can call me Kevin

Toronto Mini WoR - May 2014

#446708 - 09/09/13 08:39 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
newground Offline
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Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 751
Loc: michigan
all my life I isolated and felt I had to do this thing alone. when I finally decided that my way was never going to work I knew I would have to allow some people in to me that was all NEW GROUND
it is still a struggle but I am moving forward... seems like this ground is pretty muddy lol
Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee. let me then tow to pieces, while still chasing thee, thou damned whale! Thus, I give up the spear!"
Herman Melville

#446709 - 09/09/13 09:07 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Amandla Offline

Registered: 08/18/13
Posts: 6
Loc: South Africa Soweto
Mine is in IsiZulu it means power (Amandla)
Be Strong and Smile.

#446715 - 09/09/13 10:08 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
HopeDiesLast Offline

Registered: 01/15/13
Posts: 62
Hope dies last. But when it's dead, what then?

#446792 - 09/10/13 07:42 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Jude Offline

Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1506
Loc: New England
"Jude" is a reference to the jews of the Holocaust, in which half of the world's jews were systematiclly killed. I liken this to the current level of sexual abuse of children, 1 in 6 boys; 1 in 4 girls. Equally horrifying numbers.
"I get up, and nothing gets me down.
You got it tough. I've seen the toughest around.
And I know, baby, just how you feel.
You've got to roll with the punches to get to what's real"
Van Halen

#455701 - 12/01/13 11:53 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: goodbyehorses]
une.vie.d.espoir Offline

Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 106
Loc: Quebec-Canada
Thank you goodbyehorses for sharing this thought, it relief me.


#455742 - 12/01/13 08:28 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Susava Offline

Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 11
Loc: Mississippi, USA
Susava... The first two letters of my name first two letters of my husbands name and the first two letters of our last name.
So my husband is being hugged by me.

"Believe in someone, trust yourself."

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