Allison and Ashish Aryal of Dallas, TX announce the Feb. 3 birth of their daughter, Lola Sam.
She is named for both her mother’s and father’s separate traditions. Following Ashish’s tradition, Lola has a sanskrit root and is another name for the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. Following Allison’s tradition, Sam is named for Allison’s paternal grandfather, Samuel Gutnik.
Grandparents are Margie and Bruce Gutnik, and Usha and the late Shakti Aryal of Oxford, MS.