I’m so not kidding when I say that the boxes in the masthead above are an exact representation of the state of my new home at this moment. I’m also not kidding when I say that my front yard is covered in as many empty boxes as full boxes inside the house, and that this [...]
In the last 10 days or so I have spent approximately 35 minutes in front of my computer, a notable and very much hurtful 4,000% decrease in the usual amount of time I spend catching up on the lives of strangers with online dumping grounds. It’s almost sad to get back online after several days [...]
Recent email exchange between me and my best friend in Utah: HER: How are you? Are you feeling less stressed? I hope things are going smoothly for you guys. Let’s start with my comment which is as follows: The only reason Carmen is still on Idol is due to her overly enthusiastic “I need to [...]
Photos by: Me and Soon-to-be-Unbearded and Delightfully Passionate Armstrong Soundtrack: Iron and Wine, Southern Anthem (mp3 link now unavailable)
There’s a disturbing new fashion trend among teenage girls in Utah of wearing fuzzy house slippers in public. Perhaps its not singluar to Utah, and maybe I wasn’t paying attention when I lived in Los Angeles, but it’s hard to go a day here without seeing a seemingly rational 16-yr old girl walking around in [...]
Last June while Jon and I were still living in Los Angeles we took a long weekend trip to Utah to see his twin nephews graduate from high school. We arrived during the late morning of Thursday, June 6, less than 24 hours after Elizabeth Smart had been abducted at gunpoint from her house. Throughout [...]
All of these photos were taken at sunset last night by me and Scrumptious Bearded Husband, with the kind assistance of The Former Congressman. You should listen to Interpol really loudly while you look at these, and have yourself a multi-media extravaganza.
So Jon and I really do have all-access passes to the Sundance Film Festival, not because either of us has anything to do with the film industry, and not because we really did anything worthwhile to earn these passes, but because, and I’m totally convinced of this, at one point in our life we both [...]
Photos by Me and Scrumptious Bearded Armstrong.
There are several reasons why I left the Mormon Church, all of which I’ve only ever articulated to my husband and, on occasion, my dog. Many of these reasons are not only related to why I left Utah in the first place, but they are also inextricable from Utah culture as a whole. And I [...]