Monthly Archives for October 2014

NaNoWino

29. October 2014 by Shannon
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A high five is like a hug with your hand

29. October 2014 by Shannon
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I need a hug

  I’m coming off a wonderful weekend and yet I’ve spent my Monday morning in tears. The alarm clock jarred me out of a dream this morning.  I was dreaming of my nine-year old nephew, Evan.  He and his sister, … Continue reading

27. October 2014 by Shannon
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Pick your battles

  Last week, my former husband and I had a disagreement.  A stand-off, really.  And while not hotly contentious, it left me feeling unnerved that matters regarding our kids are not entirely up to me, no matter how strongly I … Continue reading

20. October 2014 by Shannon
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Seventeen

  This little fuzzball turned seventeen today.  Seventeen.  It feels weird to write it, or say it or even think it.  My dog is seventeen years old. I bought Emma on a whim when I was 22 years old.  I … Continue reading

12. October 2014 by Shannon
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Cold feet at warm yoga

  I went to a yoga class today at a real yoga studio.  The class was “warm” yoga which means the room was heated to 90 degrees.  I was nervous as I entered this new space.  I didn’t know a … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Shannon
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