Checking up on her became a ritual, and as my breakup receded further into the past, I found myself more interested in keeping tabs on her than on him.
Every time I start a new book, I feel a little twinge of sadness for all the other ones I didn't get to start.

Aug 24, 2012 at 5:00pm | 105 comments

I, like my parents before me, throw myself 150% into things before moving swiftly on to the next new exciting phase.
Food, music, you name it. When I find something I like, I consume it voraciously. Until I don’t anymore.
all my things are awesome
Only keeping the things I need to live seems awfully boring.
ask laia
If they're good enough for the Beatles, they're certainly good enough for Shannon.
Last weekend I spent upwards of an hour talking to a total stranger about Miles' poop, dog parks with gravel and assholes with chocolate. It was a terrifying glimpse at what life will look like when I decide to spawn.

Oct 5, 2011 at 11:00am | 0 comments

annoying hippies
Literary obsession is a lot like social engagement, only it’s more consuming and energizing and it takes place inside your head where you don’t have to deal with human people at all.