Still thinking about naming the van. Rita seems to be winning in public voting.....
If the van is Rita, it follows our common use of "Beatles material as names for things around the house". Emma was almost a LUCY, MAX has Maxwell's Silver Hanger, JOJO gives back his high heeled shoes and his low neck sweater, now we have LOVELY RITA who we hope the meter maid won't visit.
I know it's dorky.
The other trend that emerged briefly was that we have EMMY and MAX from Dragon Tales. Fortunately Joey didn't get named Ord. But I guess the van could be called Weezy.