Shannon Vail
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The number one authority on giant squids and can eat 6-14 boxes of pasta a day according to a recent Twitter poll.

From the mind of Shannon

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When I Am In Charge: How One Word Changed My Whole Outlook

There are so many things I’d change and do if I were in charge. So why dither? Why not just step up and seize the day. When I am in charge, I will.

Shannon Vail
April 5, 2018
Wildcard
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{Knock, Knock.} Who’s There? The 3 People Who Can Talk about My Body Posture

Has some strange man ever told you how to stand or what you should do with your body? Hey buddy, that’s a whole lotta NUNYA.

Shannon Vail
March 27, 2018
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My Picture with Hillary Clinton—An Activist’s {What If} for the Ages

In 2016, Shannon took a picture with Hillary Clinton 3 days before the election. The past year, while difficult, has been a call to activism.

Shannon Vail
November 10, 2017
Politics
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My First Visit from a Drunk Food {Monster}

How can you go wrong with mac ‘n cheese? Well, when the drunk food monster hits, it has no discretion or regard for your most beloved foods. TAKE HEED.

Shannon Vail
November 3, 2017
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My {Comfort Food} Top 5: Eat These for All the GOOD Feels

Macaroni and cheese‚ straight from a box. Ramen, from a weird pouch. Pasta, with the only red sauce ever needed. What made Shannon’s Comfort Food Top 5?

Shannon Vail
July 24, 2017
Lifestyle, Prompts
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My Naps Tried to Kill Me: The Terrifying Condition of Sleep Paralysis

You wake up, but you don’t really wake up. And someone is watching you, stalking you, waiting to kill you. This is the terror of sleep paralysis.

Shannon Vail
June 30, 2017
Lifestyle, Prompts
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There’s Not Enough Food: A {Self-Portrait} on My Darkest Day

Your mom always cooked too much food. You mocked her. You didn’t listen. Now, your kitchen is full of hungry Italians with empty plates. What have you done?

Shannon Vail
March 20, 2017
Lifestyle, Prompts
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{Valentine’s} Survival Guide: Sea Lions, In-N-Out, and a {Box of Poisoned Chocolates}

This Valentine’s season, you gotta protect yourself. No, we’re not talking about THAT. There’s no candy-coating the truth about poisoned chocolate.

Shannon Vail
February 16, 2017
Lifestyle, Prompts
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If We Can’t Have a Woman President, At Least {We Had Obama}

Barack Obama proved more successful on women’s issues than any of his predecessors. Reflecting on our progress, on the dawn of uncertain times for women.

Shannon Vail
January 19, 2017
Politics, Prompts
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