Category Archives: How To Be Happy

Resolved

There was a period of time when the holidays would roll around and notion of making New Year’s Resolutions would not even cross my mind. My vices and flaws weren’t so much problems I needed to fix as quirks that … Continue reading

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Why Are Mormons So Happy?

Have you ever met an LDS person? Have you ever been around a large group of LDS people? They are some of the most chipper, cheerful, optimistic people around. I’m not saying we’re not prone to depression, because we are, … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Post

Last night Husband and I rang in the New Year in our living room with a pot and a wooden spoon and a little bit of yelling. We canceled our dinner reservations, declined to walk the five minutes to the … Continue reading

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Pick Up The Phone

So, part of the reason I started this blog is because I’ve been lonely. That’s right, I married my best friend and moved in with him after five years of living in separate apartments, sometimes in separate cities and time … Continue reading

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How My Extended Vacation Made Me Crazy

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not working right now. Here’s the rest of the story. I graduated from law school in May. I have a job. In the past, I probably would have started working at this job in August … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Poor Memory

One big difference between Husband and I is that he gets stressed out pretty easily. If we get lost driving or if he sleeps through his alarm clock on a workday, he’s the one who tenses up and I’m the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake

Husband and I were engaged for one year and one month. This is a really freaking long time in Mormon-land, where the engagement period commonly lasts anywhere from two to six months. It gave us plenty of time to contemplate … Continue reading

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