By Mister Curie
We are planning our annual trip back to the Intermountain West to visit my family. This year the trip coincides with one of my little brothers getting married in the temple. When Madame Curie and I got married we excluded her non-member family from the sealing. In an act of karma, this year we will have the opportunity to find out what it is like to be excluded from an important family event such as a wedding.
This will be the first time being back around family since we came out to them last year as non-believers and told them that I am attracted to men. This will also be the first time around everyone since my brother (the same one getting married) decided over Thanksgiving dinner that it was his place to tell the entire extended family about my being gay. I don't expect anything out of the ordinary, but we could always be surprised. It is nice to have everything out and in the open this time around. The trip should definitely be less stressful than last year's trip.
We'll be out visiting in Utah and Idaho for a couple of weeks and we would be interested in getting together with anyone else who is so inclined. My brother's wedding reception is the same night as the monthly MoHo party, so I'm pessimistic that we'll be able to make it to the party, although we do plan to come down for the MOM MoHo party the next weekend. Drop me a line if you are interested in getting together.