a diaphanous mercurial mormon's take on dating , culture, and her love affair with the big city.
names have been changed to protect the innocent (or not-so-innocent, whatever the case may be) and truthful stories are shared in good fun and hope of betterment of both species.
FO- Fade Out- when you just stop returning a NP's calls, texts, emails, im's with no intention of rekindling.
THE HEISMAN- more aggressive than the fade out. a full out block. see award trophy.
TB-Tool Box- a dim witted man. may or may not have highlights or a pucca shell necklace .... not right.
AH- the awkward hug. usually side-saddled and including a pat or three on the back.
BIL- brother-in-law. mine's name is adam & he's married to sussy. he is wonderful.
DOS-brother-in-law #2- married to kara. also wonderful
BFF- Best Friend Forever- soul friend you love like a sister
FB- Former Boyfriend- obviously it didn't work out but we're "still friends"
NP- New Possibility- enough said.
PIC- Partner In Crime
SN-Stellie Nani (or Nugget)-My little pink-haired maltese buddy
MFEO- meant for each other.
IJ-Inside joke. if you get it, you're cool and you KNOW me. you really KNOW me.
V.V.- very very, as in mucho
natch- naturally, of course
NCMO-Non Committal Make Out- a nice non-private-part-touching kiss-fest---generally a FB
M/A- Model/Actor- definitely has more products, drama, dietary restrictions, clothes than you do and probably won't pay for dessert. it's easy to feel self conscious around a M/A because people are looking at him and not you....
BHH or BYH- Bless Her Heart-- if you say bless her heart after you say something mean, the meanness doesn't count and your karma is safe.
S2- little sister Nicole, otherwise known as Little Sussy, photog, chef, pianist, mother to beloved grandchild, evie, and wife to BIL.
S3-the next one, Nina. pre-nursing, young ambassadoring pretty byu co ed who is served a mission for the LDS church in Busan, Korea. look out fellas!
S4-Kara, our college girl and beautiful ballroom dancer and teacher. irresistible, kind, and loving with a hilarious laugh. Married to Dos.
S5-Ali, brilliant computer whiz, sassiest of us who tells us like it is, entrances high school (and now college) boys with her wit, compassion and belief that she can change the world.