who we are
September 25, 2017
Shannon, The Confused One
It’s been a tough year for those of us who aren’t straight, white, cis men. A wicked reminder that the rest of the country doesn’t much care for us.
August 7, 2017
Shannon, The One Singing Hey Jupiter
It’s hot today—and it’s going to get hotter each day this week—and I’m listening to old Tori albums for the first time in a very long time. I’m still surprised by how many words I remember.
But some I’ve forgotten.
Memories are rushing back to me of summers when these al...
July 24, 2017
Shannon, The One Surviving Summer
In an effort to turn our summer around and not annoy each other to death, I've come up with a couple ideas for how to make it *seem* like an exciting summer.
July 14, 2017
Shannon, The One Without Camp
Summer has so much possibility. So many beaches to explore, parks to hit up, ample sunny days to enjoy and extra hours of daylight and hours and hours of unscheduled hours fill.
July 3, 2017
Shannon, The One Who's Trying Like Hell to Find the Good
Celebrating the 4th of July is complicated right now. So how do you do it? And should you?
June 23, 2017
Shannon, The One with Big Kids
I’ve realized all of a sudden that my small children are not small children at all. They are simply children.
June 19, 2017
Shannon and Christina, The Wonder Women
We're a little confused about why Wonder Woman was so dude-heavy. Because, you know, Wonder WOMAN.
June 12, 2017
Shannon, The One With All The Gray
Sometimes allowing your hair to be gray can be an act of rebellion.
June 5, 2017
Shannon, The One Who Wants to Save the Planet
I remember the moment I first realized that The Environment was a thing and that we needed to protect it.
May 26, 2017
Shannon, The One with Lumps and Bumps
I used to be a ballet dancer. And then I wasn't.
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