Shannon Kay /Now


The kids are now back to school, and I'm trying to adjust to the schedule of early wake up times, plus after school pickup at two different schools.

Updated September 8, 2023


I've been married to Jerrod for 14 years. Jerrod got his 5 year sword from Blizzard! Our kids are Guinevere(12), Caspian(6), and Beatrix(4)


I went to the movie theater for the first time since 2019 and saw Barbie. I loved it!

We've been rewatching some older Star Trek, and Guinevere(12) has joined us for much of Star Trek: The Next Generation. We then watched Star Trek: Generations and Star Trek: First Contact together.

We're currently watching Star Trek Voyager.

I watch most things with my husband, so that's the "We".


I’ve finished listening to the audiobook of Tom Lake by Ann Patchett, and it was a beautiful book.

I decided to read/re-read Jane Austen books. I chose Northanger Abbey to read first. Despite being published posthumously, Northanger Abbey was written first. It’s also one of the Jane Austen books that I had not yet read, so it was my first time reading it. I've now begun reading Sense and Sensibility, which I have previously read, but it's been a long time.

I’m still reading Happy Place by Emily Henry. I enjoyed two of Emily Henry’s other books last summer. I have the hard cover of Happy Place, and I love the bright pink cover. I’ve paired the book with a bookmark featuring pink flamingos, and it delights me whenever I see it in the book.

I've completed my re-read of Percy Jackson books. I've read the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Heroes of Olympus series, and the Trials of Apollo series. Now I'm ready for Chalice of the Gods.

Currently Reading

The Last Fallen Star

If there's nothing here, it means I'm between books.

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