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What do you call people who live in Little Rock? Little Rock-ers? You have Londoners, Parisians, San Franciscans, Los Angelenos, and New Yorkers. In my former life I've been a Rabatienne, a Bamakoise, and a Ouagadougoulaise. So what now?

I decided to end a Saturday of errands by strolling around River Market area downtown. It's kind of like an extremely scaled-down version of San Francisco's Ferry Building, complete with a farmers' market twice a week. I also visited the Ten Thousand Villages shop and looked around. Alas, no discount!

On Sunday I went to the Little Rock ward for the first time. It was definitely a "traditional" ward and covered a large geographic area. There was a good mix of young families and older folks, and a number of families who were there just for med school or law school.

There was a huge thunderstorm on Sunday night and I spent a couple of hours prone on my inflatable camp bed in the darkness. Just like Ouagadougou, except without any candles or a guard to kick-start the generator.
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On September 18th, 2006 09:39 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
(She's My) Little Rock (and Roll)
That's from a mid- or late- 70s Stones song that Keith sang.

I bet the problem is no one wants to be known as a "Little" anything. Little Rocker? Little Rockian? No matter what you say, the "little" sounds condescending.

How about Rock Dweller?

Michael

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On September 18th, 2006 11:24 pm (UTC), nausicaa1 commented:
I vote for Rockette!
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On September 19th, 2006 09:37 am (UTC), ticklethepear replied:
Rockette is good - too bad I don't have the long legs or dance ability to match!
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