It's a dreary job, sorting through Multnomah County's Circuit Court filings.
Every now and then, a hot case comes up, but mostly the stack of documents tells the sad tale of foreclosures, credit card laws suits and auto accident fights.
But, thanks to people like Barry Edward Montgomery, sometimes reporters get a smile.
People change their names for all kinds of reasons, but occasionally, the moniker switches are more unique.
Montogmery, whose website says he's a local artist, filed to change his name on Tuesday to hopskotch SunDAY.
From the strange capitalization to the reminders of ice cream and recess games, we hope the new name does this north Portland resident right.
MontgomerySunDAY didn't immediately return WW's call.