theodore/thee-uh-dawr/ common usage: ted, theo n.

1. husband. father of two girls. father-in-law to two sons-in-law.

papa to two grandkids. 2. lifelong writer and storyteller

3. 1988 Bachelor of Science graduate  4. 2019 Master of Fine Arts graduate  5. veteran copywriter 6. trumpet player 7. bagpiper 

8. serial comma disciple 9. Greek food junkie 


SYNONYMS: wordsmith, novelist, essayist, editor, journal scribbler


ORIGIN: Thought to have been named after mother’s favorite religious leader.
Later research revealed the name (common usage) was borrowed from grandfather’s horse. 




  1. Mass Communication, University of Utah

  2. Creative Writing, Rainier Writing Workshop, Pacific Lutheran University




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