|One of my French-speaking aunts.|
|The Therese Book|
|Butch and Spike's ancestors.|
|The Cootch Book|
Coutures through my grandmother Gauthier, who was originally Beatrice Couture. And that is where Butch and Spike's last name came from in A Year With Butch and Spike.
My father referred to one of my grandmother's brothers as "Uncle Cootch," and now you know why Butch and Spike became known as the Cootches.
|Still Another Couture Book|
Yes. I do obsess over names.