Monday, May 28, 2007

The church gains a convert, or Mormons: 1, atheists: 0...



At breakfast Annette was ecstatically telling everyone about Tony, her new boyfriend. She recounted how she met him and how she'd asked him to dance and all that. It turned out that he was in the Crystal second ward, so he wasn't too far away even if he wasn't right next door. And they'd already exchanged phone numbers so that they could keep in contact after the end of Youth Conference. We all congratulated her and gushed about how very cute he was. At this point I had no reason to be jealous since I had met someone too.

Not to be outdone, as soon as her story started to wind down a bit I launched into my narrative about Bill. I skipped the parts about not hearing him and about computer networking and went straight to telling them about how cute he was and how much he seemed to like me. All the girls who had seen him agreed that he was very cute. Read more ->

2 comments:

Wayne said...

Wow!
Your Character Feels exactly how I felt. I never did get that burning feeling everyone talks about.

Is this what you went through?

C. L. Hanson said...

Hey Wayne!!!

Well, I'm kind of trying to pass this off as fiction ;^) but, yes, that was essentially my reasoning at that age...