A few years ago, on a long Ohio road trip, Joe, Todd and I passed the time with creative conversation ...

What will we name our first child? (surprisingly without pressure from Abby) 

Of course, with a surname like 'Johnson', the challenge is how to chose a unique first name, to balance it out.

Joe, who's inclined to initiate most conversations from classic movie lines, SNL skits or athletes, took the name challenge quite well. In fact, his ideas have been the front runners ever since ...

Detroit : inspired by I75, the road we were traveling
Tank : after the Bengals popular defensive tackle
Snake : our favorite

I wonder what happens if we have a girl? Snakette?