Yet More Other Katies

Day’s Verse:
“And don’t say anything you don’t mean. … You only make things worse when you lay down a smoke screen of pious talk, saying, ‘I’ll pray for you,’ and never doing it, or saying, ‘God be with you,’ and not meaning it.
Matthew 5:33-34ish

It’s been a while since I updated my Other Katie Files, and I’ve had a few doozies lately. For those of you unaware of the Other Katie situation, check out these previous posts:

  1. May 7, 2009: Would the Real Katie Ferguson Please Stand Up?
  2. October 12, 2009: Another Chapter in The Other Katie Saga
  3. December 4, 2009: Doings and Goings-On
  4. January 4, 2010: The Truth Revealed!
  5. July 28, 2010: The Other Katie, Redux
  6. March 26, 2011: Identity: More of the Other Katie

Before I get to the latest Other Katies, I’d like to point out the SSA’s really interesting Baby Name Popularity website, which gives all manner of data on baby names. As a result, I now know that in 1984, my birth year, the name Katie was 44th in popularity; Kathleen (my full name) was 71st; Kaitlyn was 90th, with other spelling variations falling lower, but still frequent; Katherine was 90th anc Catherine was 69th. All this results in lots and lots of women in their late 20s walking around with the name Katie, or something similar. Continue Reading >>