Ladies and gentlemen… it’s a great day to name a deer! On behalf of our statuesque stag, Ms. Jeannie is pleased to announce a winner in the Name That Deer contest!
After much deliberation, Deer is excited to say that from here on out he will now affectionately be called…
Named after the 19th century Argentinian born writer and naturalist William Henry Hudson (1841-1922) who wrote the gorgeous rain forest love story Green Mansions, our newly titled Hudson was taken with this name because it combined both literature and nature.
But this was not to say that this was an easy decision to make! Ms. Jeannie herself marveled at all the fabulous suggestions. The choices included gorgeous classicals: Charles Dickens, Brete Harte, Sebastian Flyte, Hemingway, Jack London, E.B. White, Clement C. Moore and Washington Irving along with super creatives: Val and Belletristic. There was a nod towards Deer’s feminine side with the suggestions of Emma and Pearl S. Buck. And there was even a funny one among the mix with the nomination of Vinnie’s Son – a play on the word venison! Such choices. Such fun.
A big, big congratulations goes out to mariedge2033 over on Instagram for contributing the winning name! A most special prize is heading your way shortly! Hudson would also like to sincerely thank each and every one one of you who took the time to help him find a name. Thank you, thank you dear readers for being so fantastic.
4 thoughts on “We Have A Winner! Deer Gets A Name!”
Hi Miss Jeannie! Thrilled that deer likes his new name. He definitely looks like a Hudson!
Congratulations and thank you my dear for selecting such a fabulous name! Hudson sends a big hoof high-five your way. He loves his new name:)
Congratulations to the winner, Hudson is a fine name!
Oh thank you my dear! Hudson secretly decided his middle name should be Val which he likes to think is short for valiant:)