Shauna Greene

Serendipity has been good to me | associate editor, Six-Word Memoirs www.sixwordmemoirs.com


The Best Worst of Sensory Overload


“How can you tell if a baby is colicky?” I asked at our son’s first doctor’s appointment, not quite three weeks after his complicated-yet-healthy birth. The doctor, younger than this Advanced Age Mother, dismissed the notion: Crying is how newborns communicate their needs, and if he was truly colicky, I wouldn’t need to ask.


Decision Time

Almost nothing was under my control.


It was difficult to tell night from day as my 5 AM alarm gave notice to the hectic morning ahead. First priorities: coffee, shitter, messages, Twitter. The day would be off to a great start if I could get my bowels, inboxes and mind cleared before embarking on my 6:30 AM commute. Public urinals I could handle, but…


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Your “Dream” in just six words…


August 28, 1963. On a balmy summer’s day in our nation’s capital, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr…


The Best Worst of Sensory Overload


“How can you tell if a baby is colicky?” I asked at our son’s first doctor’s appointment, not quite three weeks after his complicated-yet-healthy birth. The doctor, younger than this Advanced Age Mother, dismissed the notion: Crying is how newborns communicate their needs, and if he was truly colicky, I wouldn’t need to ask.

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