I'm guessing you read my name that way and then you thought Huh? Judy-the-Morgan.
One look at my picture ruled out a Morgan horse so I’m guessing next you wondered—Judy-the-what?
It’s not the first time that’s happened. And I know it won’t be the last. The spelling of my name has been a blessing and a curse my entire life.
What were my parents thinking?
The story I was told, I’m named for my maternal grandmother Julia and her sister Edythe. Ju from my grandmother and dythe from my Aunt Edythe. Put the parts together and you get Judythe.
Is it true? In a family of Irish storytellers, you can never be sure what’s real and what’s a great story.
As for the answer to the Judy-the-what question. There’s only one answer and it’s true.
I’m Judy THE WRITER and this website chronicles my writing adventures.
And, if you’re a reader, check out my Shelfari page where you can ask for recommendations and see What I’m reading and What I’ve Read:
Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by. Stay awhile. Browse the pages.
And come again.