Tending the Low-Hanging Fruit of a Funny Last Name
When I was in seventh grade, Jon looked up my last name in the dictionary.
He spent an afternoon shouting Katie Dick! Katie Dick! Katie Dick! down the hallway.
All I did was laugh and put the dictionary back on the shelf.
Read the rest on Medium, it lives in Human Parts, an amazing collection of stories about being human curated by Stephanie Georgopulos. She uses an appropriate number of exclamation points in her emails to me.