Tag Archives: mormonism

How To Talk To A Mormon In A Bar

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I’m a Mormon. People have varying levels of knowledge about Mormons, so when I reference my religion, I like to start with the basics. Maybe you know this and maybe you don’t, … Continue reading

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A Day Late, A Dollar Short

I meant to post this yesterday, not because it’s about taxes, but because it sprung from a conversation I had with an unconventionally diverse group I suddenly find myself breaking bread with every month, and that conversation started with a … Continue reading

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The Fatigues

You already know that I like to blog about work and also about religion. Well, today I’m going to do something a little bit dangerous and compare my church to the law firm I work for.* So, LDS women participate … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion

Although I am a happy Mormon now, there was a time in my life when I wasn’t. Happy. Or Mormon, practically speaking. I won’t go into details, because I haven’t figured out a way to write about them artfully yet. … Continue reading

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A Love Story

A lot of people who understand or are part of the Mormon faith ask me how I could marry Husband. No, that’s not true. That would be totally rude. BUT. I know a lot of people wonder why I married … Continue reading

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Perpetuating the Stereotype

So a friend and I were on the much-hated topic of networking the other day, and he said something about trying to network with the gay partners at our firm, but failing because a lot of them are jerks (please … Continue reading

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Media Darlings

Have you noticed the proliferation of gorgeous ladies writing gorgeous design and lifestyle blogs these days? Yes? Have you noticed bloggers left and right getting pregnant and the sudden corresponding escalation of baby toys, baby clothes, and baby tips taking … 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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This Is Not A Temple

This is a complicated post for me to write. A little background information: I am LDS and Husband is not. One of the essential ordinances in the LDS faith is marriage in a temple. [An ordinance, by the way, is … Continue reading

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Suddenly Everyone’s Going to Law School

Most of my friends aren’t members of the LDS church, but, due to the social nature of our church, I do interact with other LDS people quite a bit. Way back when I was applying to law schools I found … Continue reading

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