“The literary equivalent of a summer night, a good friend and a gin-and-tonic: Shannon is a deft writer; a natural storyteller with a wicked turn of phrase and frighteningly specific memory...”

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Don’t Hate Me Because I Used To Be Beautiful (Gestation: 12 Weeks, 2 Days)

Over a plate of Sake Kasu Chilean seabass with shitake mushroom tapenade at Chaya Brasserie in the heart of Beverly Hills I bathe my friend Georgia in a fiery attention. We’re both the mothers of small children whose husbands are

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I’m Pregnant aka My First Month of Pregnancy

I’ve been pregnant before so I suspect my body will remember how to do it again, but I‘m old. Not as old as say Methuselah. But close. Very close. Still, I’m hopeful. I watch my husband Henry prepare to leave for Ralph’s

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