WINTHROP, Wash. – Part of the fun of running a nightly-rental booking service is conjuring memorable monikers for vacation cottages.
“A good name is worth a lot,” according to Kyrie Jardin, co-owner of Methow Reservations with his wife, Kathleen.
“I didn’t come up with ‘Blue Moon,’ but that’s a great one. The house is even blue.”
“My sister and brother-in-law just bought a local home,” Kathleen said, “and they changed the name from ‘Badger House’ to ‘Casa Bogart.’”
Not all inspirations make the cut.
“There was a duplex known simply as ‘2A’ and ‘2B,’” recalled Kyrie (pronounced KIR-e-a).
“We suggested ‘2B or Not 2B,’ but the