Episode 3: For Sale, Pancake?, Hug O’ War

Lauren and Russ muse on siblings, privilege, pancakes, and the state of being as cuddly as a cactus. CW —grief, death of a parent. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem? Russ: Hello everybody and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: Lauren Shel we read… Continue Reading Episode 3: For Sale, Pancake?, Hug O’ War

Episode 2: Snowman

Lauren and Russ discuss heavier stuff. CW—grief, death of a parent, & cancer. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel we read a poem. Russ: Hi, everybody. Welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: And shall we read a poem Lauren: Yes, I well shall. Or “shel.” Russ: Laughs.… Continue Reading Episode 2: Snowman

Ambiguous Loss

My counselor recommended that I read Ambiguous Loss because she saw themes of unresolved anxiety and sorrow from my aunt’s terminal cancer and my father’s declining physical health. I didn’t get around to reading the book until after my aunt had already died, but the author, Pauline Boss, covers grieving the inevitable loss of a… Continue Reading Ambiguous Loss