SERENDIPITY STRIKES AGAIN!

A Name for Yourself

Some writers’ names have becomes adjectives: Kafkaesque, marxist, Orwellian, sadistic. If your name (or nickname, or blog name) were to become an adjective, what would it mean?


Lucky me. Smart me. Far-seeing me. Pat, pat on my back, back!

When I picked my blog name, it already meant something, which is “to find something for which one is not looking.” A serendipitous discovery is pretty much a happy accident.

ser·en·dip·i·tyˌ noun
The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “A fortunate stroke of serendipity”. Synonyms: (happy) chance, (happy) accident, fluke.

I suppose you could talk about my pithy, ironic commentary as Marilyn-isms, but there are more than enough existing words to describe pithiness, irony and wit without making up a new one.

Let’s just stick with serendipity. It’s a good word, a happy word. When chance takes you someplace pleasant and surprising, if you unexpectedly happen upon something that tickles your fancy, think of me.

Serendipity strikes again!



Categories: Blogging, Humor, Words, Writing

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20 replies

  1. Ah h-e-doublehockeysticks. I thought this was all about bears in the woods… 😉

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  2. That generally happens when the author becomes a symbol of society or at least some part of it.

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  3. Hi Marilyn,
    Just call me Musica. Have to get out and do some gardening.
    Leslie

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  4. From day one I’ve always liked your blog title.

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  5. Serendipity is a grand name and fits you very well.

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  6. All you need now is a cape and mask!

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  7. I believe I will! 😀 😀

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