As a Mormon girl, I was raised to believe that the pinnacle of my life would be when I entered the temple to marry a worthy Mormon man. My very salvation depended upon getting married in the temple --- a temple ceremony seals a husband and wife together for eternity. The highest level of Mormon heaven is reserved for members that have married in the temple and born children. In short, a temple marriage is a very serious matter within Mormonism.
I work in an enormous bookstore that is nestled in the center of an upscale Los Angeles shopping center. Pretty much the only thing that anyone has asked for lately has been Fifty Shades of Grey—or some mangled variation of this title. We have sold out of this book so many times over the past few weeks that I have stopped keeping track. Men, women—even teenagers who probably have no idea what they are in for—have been asking about it....more
During the day, I play a tattoo artist on TV. Okay, I really am a tattoo artist (not to be confused with my night job of a ninja assassin), and I love my job. There are certain things about my job that seriously make me want to head home and crawl back into bed, though. And, it's not just me; I've talked to the guys at the shop- they have the same pet peeves.So, I'm going to help y'all out and give you the hook up from an insider source... me. ...more
We were all bonded by this nameless woman whose life we were desperately trying to save. The urologist, a grizzled older man with whom I had nothing in common except a medical degree and this patient, rested his hand on my shoulder. "You done good," he said. And then he added, "those bastards." I knew he was referring not just to the physician who did this procedure, but to everyone in society who had contributed to a disadvantaged woman finding herself in such a desperate situation.
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