Monthly Archives: March 2011

things my 16-year-old self would be amazed that i’ve said Comments Off on things my 16-year-old self would be amazed that i’ve said

“Do you want fries with that?” “I mean, I don’t really need a new computer; the one I have works fine.” “I have no desire to get an advanced degree.” “Hey, Tony Hawk just got here.” “Le canard, s’il vous plaît.“ Anything from my last post. “I don’t really watch TV that much.” “There’s Paramount Pictures, where […]

500th post (or: math continues to be my nemesis) 4

I scooped the butter in the pan and turned on the heat.  The Roommate was at the ward’s Family Home Evening and I was making pasta with white sauce and a side of sautéed green beans.  After the butter melted, I tossed in the flour and started stirring.  When the mixture’s consistency smoothed, I poured […]

first date (for science) Comments Off on first date (for science)

The musty smell of old books clouded the air like an invisible fog.  I slowly walked through the narrow aisles with my arms folded so as to not accidentally knock over a unnoticed stack of books.  The last thing I wanted was the image of me frantically picking up a stack of books as a […]

why i stopped writing, why i’m writing now, and why this whole thing has been so freaking dramatic 3

I’ve been pretty evasive, I realize, when it comes to the topic of me blogging.  I mean, what’s the big deal?  It’s just a blog – the internet is littered with millions of them.  It’s not as if people blog anymore, anyway.  Blogs are passé, having lost to Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr (until those lose […]

a guide to understanding non-mormons (for mormons) 1

Okay, truth time, I haven’t seen The Book of Mormon musical: 1) because I live in Atlanta and 2) being a musical, it probably has long periods where people sing, so, eh.  But I have watched interviews with its creators and seen some of their previous treatments of Mormons and I’m pretty sure that the […]