1. My Army officer father heard it while serving in Japan.
2. It is really an adjective.
3. It is used to address someone who is very dear or special to you.
4. My mother received a telegram from my dad telling her to name the young lady Cheya.
5. My mother didn't know how to pronounce it, so she had to spell it to the hospital personnel
for my birth certificate. (My dad was in Japan when I was born.)
6. My school teachers could never pronounce it.
7. Other kids would call me Cheeta, Chela, Sha-a, Shee-a, etc.
8. Now that there are Chia pets I just tell people it's pronounced like that, even though it is spelled different.
9. An ex-boyfriend named his daughter after me.
10. A high school friend, also a boy, used to sing, "Cheer up Cheya Jean, Oh what can it mean to a daydream believer and a homecoming queen." Used to make me laugh.
11. My middle name is Rae.
12. Rae is my mother's name.
13. My oldest daughter also has the middle name Rae. We couldn't figure anything to go with Cheya.
Thursday, July 06, 2006
Week #2 Thursday Thirteen Week #2
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