“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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Cougar Outbreak

Below You’ll Find Taylor I am not going to objectify Taylor. He is a dear person who took my mom, my daughters and I for an instructional sail just off the coast of Santa Barbara. Beauty has its merits. Mom

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The Great White Huntress

Shopping Addiction Hanging The LolaHolly Shift out to dry.                         To prepare for hunting season, first take note of where you’ve observed the Halteveres Gladiator Sandals or the Spectrum Caftan

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How Demand TV Ruined My Life

I’m about to make glassy-eyed love to my Demand TV. The girls are in bed after I read the illuminating Captain Underpants to them, tickled, scratched, massaged and hypnotized them. (“Your feet are getting veeerrrry heavy. Very heavvvvyyyy.”) Turned lights on,

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Do You Fall Down?

Does anyone besides me fall down? Because I seem to fall down a lot. I’ve fallen down, epically, at least three times in the last year and a half. Fall #1  I was showing off riding Clare’s razor scooter in

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Mommy Flirting

I flirt with moms more than men these days.   And not because I’m a lesbian, though that might’ve saved me some heartache in my 20s (but that’s another story). I flirt with women because what if I flirt with

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The Day TWFKAB Blog Went Live

My “First” day as an AYSO ref — sexy! This is my first post in the present day. The official day that TWFKAB blog goes live! I feel like Cindy Brady staring into the studio-camera as a contestant on a

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