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Dust In The Wind

My family moved from Utah to Arizona the summer I was six years old. In the weeks before we left, somebody gave me a cheap plastic pinwheel, the kind that looks like a shiny flower on a stick and spins … Continue reading

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Not All Stories

I wanted to have a baby in April 2011. I didn’t want to talk about it with Robert or be pregnant or watch a child grow into an adult. I just wanted a baby in my arms. This desire burned … Continue reading

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You Go To Law School

You don’t go to law school to learn the law. You go to law school to learn that the law makes no sense, or that the law leaves lots of room for argument and subjectivity, or that you can’t count … Continue reading

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It Was Inevitable That I Was Going To Write About This

This post is all about humiliating confessions, most of which revolve around vampire stories (are you bored yet?). Let’s get the obvious out-of-the-way first: Yes, I’ve read all the Twilight books. No, I didn’t spend more than two days on … Continue reading

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So, Husband and I got married almost one year ago. In honor of our upcoming anniversary, I’m going to start calling him by his name. It’s not a secret; I’ve identified him by name before. I bestowed the generic and … Continue reading

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Things That I’m Not Proud Of*

Since becoming a pet owner, I have succumbed to several absurd and disgusting habits, including: Letting my dog lick my face when I let him out of his crate in the morning or when I get home from work; Kissing … Continue reading

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Breakfast For Dinner — Part III

[This post is the third in a series. See Parts I and II.] We stumbled into our third diner a few months into the partnership, back when building a life together meant signing up for the same classes and standing plans on Friday … Continue reading

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Mormon Parties And My Maternal Instinct

On Monday, I like to hang around my Google Reader pane, the online version of the water cooler, and listen to people’s stories about what happened over the weekend. Just like at the real water cooler, I laugh at the … Continue reading

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In Which I Promise To Get Personal And Then Don’t

It’s time to talk about Planned Parenthood. The other day, the House of Representatives voted to block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal money. It’s a mind-boggling political move because current law already prevents Planned Parenthood from using any federal … Continue reading

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