Ode to Shana Banana

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I’m sure many of you know Miss Shana of Gorillabuns. If not, you are truly missing out. In honor of Shana’s upcoming addition, several of us have decided to throw Shana a virtual baby shower.

I have had the distinct pleasure of knowing Shana way before we started writing blogs. (Which means many drunken and humiliating stories.) However, since we are celebrating an innocent BABY’S arrival, I shall pay tribute with some PG13-rated haiku attempts.

Shana Banana
our teeth look very purple
we should lay off wine

Jeff Buckley’s Grace Album
Did we listen to it for
twenty-three hours straight?

Remember Alva?
You were the first one I told
regarding marriage

You were born to film
YouTube tutorials on
sexy red lipstick

How many Cape Cods
have you ingested in your
thirty-something years?

People need to know
your feelings, karaoke
is not a joke, peeps

I have never met
anyone with a bigger
heart than you, Shana

shana.jpg

circa a loooong time ago (and a reminder NOT to dye my hair black ever again)

Go give Shana your good wishes! And to read more about her, check out these other lovely blogs:

180/360 (You MUST read this post.)
Carissa
LVGurl
Metalia
Kris
Neil
Rhiannon
Sizzle
Walking Punchline
Whiskeymarie
Dutchblitz
LittleMissMel



COMMENTS (16)

Comments

  1. I love older photos!

    You both are so purty…

  2. That photo is fantastic.

  3. I love this idea! You guys are as sweet as anything.

  4. Now I know who to come to for the real dirt! Love the haiku tributes!

  5. Awesome contribution to the shower!

  6. You have such a way with words my dear… :) and a YouTube red lipstick tutorial featuring Gbuns’ lips? AHHHH YEAH!

  7. How sweet!

    And you, Whoorl, are quite the fine haikuist. (Ah, I love making up words.)

  8. All the best to Shana. You rocked the haiku.

    Black is good on you.

  9. Aww! Such a cute shot of you two. (I do believe this is the only time I’ve ever seen you in a patterned shirt!) And your haiku skills are PEERLESS.

  10. You two are adorable.

  11. Good God! I so don’t remember taking this picture and is my hair black too?

    In response to your beautifully and thoughtfully written Haiku:

    I haven’t been able to touch red wine since that night we listened to God, I mean Jeff – 23 hours straight.

    While I don’t miss driving to and from hell’s half acre, I do miss the wonderful and life-changing conversations pre-kiddos and marriage.

    In response to the Cape Cods, enough that I have yet to have a UTI but less than a necrotic liver.

    Karaoke – The marriage counselor for my relationship with my husband and quite possibly why there is a 3rd Gorillabun on the way.

    and finally, the last statement. I can’t respond to because tears are flowing too heavily.

    Thank you for such a beautiful gift and your friendship throughout the years.

  12. Awww, how sweet! I love the photo!

    Nothing says love like a Haiku!

  13. OMGTHEDARKHAIRONBOTHOFYOU!

    Excellent post :)

    I’m excited to see this new baby!

  14. MORE DRUNKEN STORIES! Maybe after the baby comes. ;)

    You are both scrumptious in that photo, by the way.

  15. I totally showed up to the shower a day late and possibly drunk. But mostly just late. ; )

  16. Funny foto here