Tag Archives for Lifegasm

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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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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I’m failing 3rd grade

  I’m failing 3rd grade. We just finished the fifth week of school and I think maybe I can catch my breath.  The amount of homework that’s assigned to my son, Sam is astounding.  He has homework in every subject, every … Continue reading

12. September 2014 by Shannon
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You don’t have to try

  I blogged my insecurities the other day.  I am human and I feel insecure sometimes (a lot).  I think I came across the wrong way.  My wedding is about much more than my dress, although that is a huge … Continue reading

22. August 2014 by Shannon
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Why I hate chevron-patterned anything

Chevron or zig-zag patterned anything  is the fashion trend of my nightmares.  If you’ve ever suffered a migraine with aura, you might agree. I’m still tumbling through the nauseating, dizzying skull crush of my most recent migraine.  My ears are ringing and … Continue reading

20. August 2014 by Shannon
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The High Five as defined by Max

Me: How was your first day of school, guys? Sam: It was awesome. I like my new teacher and Joseph is in my class.  Oh,  and I saw Ms. Spillman (his 2nd grade teacher) and I gave her a hug. … Continue reading

13. August 2014 by Shannon
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Ghost writer

Close your eyes. No really, close them and don’t open them until I tell you. I’m blowing the dust off my blog and I’d hate for an errant speck to tickle your cornea. POOOOOFFFFF! Okay, you can open them. I’m … Continue reading

08. August 2014 by Shannon
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Why blog?

I recently joined a Face Book group that challenges each of us to write 500 words a day for the entire month of January.  On the group page, a woman asked why so many of us blog.  Her question made … Continue reading

10. January 2014 by Shandmin
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Did someone hurt you? Thank them.

From my archives, a letter I wrote to a friend who’s heart was hurting. Dry your tears, my Friend.  I am not right beside you but I am with you and I have a story for you. Yesterday, Patrick and … Continue reading

03. January 2014 by Shandmin
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Post-Christmas Blues and NYRs

The presents are opened, the company has come and gone, and the cookies have been baked and consumed. Now what? I have a Christmas hangover that has nothing to do with egg nog. The buildup for this crazy holiday always … Continue reading

30. December 2013 by Shandmin
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