Monthly Archives for January 2016

Going it alone

I got out of the shower today and dried off. I brushed through my hair and then stood in front of the mirror and just looked at myself. I looked at my 40-year old body and I felt sad. I … Continue reading

28. January 2016 by Shannon
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Behind the lens

Weekly writing prompt: What do you want more of in 2016?  What do you want less of in 2016?   I can’t believe I have to do this.  I’m a 37-year old man and I have homework from my therapist.  … Continue reading

25. January 2016 by Shannon
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Marijuana and grapes

I’m the youngest of three and as such I spent a lot of time in the car with my mom running errands and taking my older brothers to their various and sundry commitments. I had a lot of deep thoughts … Continue reading

21. January 2016 by Shannon
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Most people think I’m ____, but I’m really ____.

Each week in my Writer’s Studio class I have to write an essay using an assigned prompt.  We’re free to write in any creative manner we choose; it doesn’t have to be a personal answer. I’ll share my essays here with … Continue reading

20. January 2016 by Shannon
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750 Words

I started a new writing class this semester called Writer’s Studio. It’s a creative writing class.  The syllabus is 13 pages long. To say I’m overwhelmed is a gross understatement. One of my many assignments includes writing 750 words every … Continue reading

14. January 2016 by Shannon
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We’re all okay

I don’t like to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve.  I finally admitted that out loud last night when my husband came into our room at 11:45pm and found me reading in bed.  “It’s depressing,” I told him. … Continue reading

01. January 2016 by Shannon
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