Monthly Archives for February 2012

District 14 Tribute: The Girl Who Shared Too Much

When I started my blog eight years ago, I meant for it to be an extension of the journals I’ve kept since I was a tween.  What started out as an outlet for my daily musings and dry humor turned into an … Continue reading

28. February 2012 by Shannon
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I am ready for Mensa

Today is a banner day.  I, Shannon Shenanigan, of questionable mind and hungry body, corrected my father on a math problem.  That’s right.  The English major caught a mathematical error made by the former computer programmer and data analyst, the … Continue reading

23. February 2012 by Shannon
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Day one

In preparation of my new eating habits, I bought the entire grocery store. This is the rest that I hadn’t unpacked yet: As you can imagine I had to do a massive fridge clean out and employ some creative thinking … Continue reading

22. February 2012 by Shannon
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Ash Wednesday

I had a lot of quality time with my toilet today after consuming nearly two pounds of vegetables, several pieces of fresh fruit and  drinking two Swamp Thing smoothies.  I now rename today Ass Wednesday.

22. February 2012 by Shannon
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Dear God, what am I thinking?

Happy Mardi Gras, ya’ll!  I’ve binged all day today in celebration of Fat Tuesday, being the good Catholic that I am <not>.  I’ve eaten chicken and waffles for breakfast and a cheeseburger with tater tots at lunch.  For dinner I … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Shannon
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Excessively used adverbs are annoyingly common.

Recently in writerly circles, the use of adverbs has been unfairly dubbed as “poorly selected word use.”  I hardly think using an adverb means a writer is lazily choosing their words.  Practically all authors use adverbs occasionally.  Harshly judged criticisms … Continue reading

14. February 2012 by Shannon
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