Journey to Wassail

Eric suggested it first: “You know, we could create a portmanteau of our last names… Rudicek… Wasaile.” At first, I thought this was a crazy idea. People don’t make up new last names. Can you even do that? Besides, I liked my last name. Yes, it was annoying to have to spell it over and over again and nobody ever pronounced it correctly, but it was mine and people knew how to find me. Did I really need to change it? Why was it the woman who was supposed to take the man’s name again? On the other hand, maybe it would be nice to have a shared family name. Continue reading “Journey to Wassail”