Amazement: Empathetic Friends

Day 18 of NaBloPoMo: Married to Amazement Sometime around 2010 a commenter on That Wife challenged my assertion that anyone who can’t make Mormonism work just wasn’t trying hard enough. I called her a Cafeteria Mormon and told her she was a poor representation of the faith, and if she couldn’t do it “right” then […]

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Amazement: Feminist Friends

Day 17 of NaBloPoMo: Married to Amazement Becoming a feminist can be a little like giving birth to a new identity. The buildup to the pinnacle of the journey is long and uphill, and once the new feminist self is born the world feels like a different place. All of life’s experiences are altered slightly […]

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Amazement: Candid Friends

Day 16 of NaBloPoMo: Married to Amazement I walked into the kitchen and said “I’m happy. Really happy.” TH looked up from his lunch and said “Oh really? I wasn’t sure. I’m glad.” TH didn’t have any negative intentions when he responded this way, but his reply sent me off into an abrupt bout of […]

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Amazement: Connection

Day 15 of NaBloPoMo 2014: Married to Amazement For about a minute yesterday I thought about sacrificing some of my (precious & rare) time with my husband in order to meet my goal of posting every day in November. Then I shut my laptop and did no such thing. The second week of October I […]

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Amazement: San Francisco

Day 13 of NaBloPoMo 2014: Married to Amazement My great-grandma once played the song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” She was so sentimental, and I didn’t get what was happening. I get it now. My other grandma told me about dancing on the pier with Lawrence Welk, but that may have been in […]

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