My parents long before they knew me.
The origin of my Blip name has been described before. In brief my sister chose my name, Alan (harmony) rather than John Edward . . . this meant we had the same initials.
The journal title started as plain Blippin' Marvelous and became Truly after the site was rescued by the community.
I was going to snap a portion of my birth certificate . . .
One of the quirky Chamber's definitions of origin is: odd in character . . . a person of marked individuality or oddity . . .