Monthly Archives for October 2012

Fuck Cancer

Autumn is my favorite time of the year. I love when the weather starts to change and fallen acorns crunch under my shoes. I love my fall decorations bursting colors of orange, red and yellow. The crispness in the air … Continue reading

31. October 2012 by Shannon
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Golden opportunity

Sam had to write a story today about a golden coin. Together we sat and brainstormed using the mind-mapping technique. He finished his story, complete with a compelling arc and compassionate ending, and I returned to my writing roots, teaching … Continue reading

22. October 2012 by Shannon
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This is not funny. At all.

Each night my kids come home from school with their planners that I have to review and initial.  And each night, I sign “SS” in my scrolling handwriting, and it looks all loopy and pretty and shit. Last night I … Continue reading

17. October 2012 by Shannon
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www.divorcesucks.com

I am feeling pretty down today, mostly because I have not been able to spend my son’s birthday weekend with him.  I went out in the yard and sweat out some of my frustrations yet I came inside feeling unsatisfied. … Continue reading

07. October 2012 by Shannon
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Hello, Seven!

I’m running out of cake. And lunch meat and fruit squeezies and waffles. Well, it’s no wonder – I have a seven in my house. Boy eldest is seven today. Seven. That is crazy stuff, yo. Seven years ago I … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Shannon
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