Shannon Stacey

Archive for January, 2007

Watching TV with a box of tissues

Watching television turns me into a bit of a crybaby. It was the worst after the tall kid was born. I remember vaguely a commercial that featured a baby crying over a monitor. I don’t even remember what they were advertising, but I remember sobbing and pleading with the TV for somebody to “for god’s sake, pick up the baby!” Yes, I am the Hallmark card demographic.

The show that has me crying in my cornflakes this season? (You’re expecting … Read More »

Conversation with the tall kid

The following conversation took place on Monday, between the minutes of 2:30 and 2:35 pm…

(Aside: Is anybody else finding this season of 24 almost unwatchable? My husband has informed me if I say “Oh, pul-eeze” one more time during the episode, he’s trading me in for a quieter model. One more episode of that crap and I’ll be willing to go.)

Tall kid: Hey, Mom, can I watch A New Hope?

Mom: (What the heck Read More »

Un-Wonder Woman

Things I do not have in common with Wonder Woman:

1. Wonder Woman kicks ass. I, on the other hand, have an appointment tomorrow for the husband’s company’s taxes. Am I ready? Ha, ha and…ha.

2. Wonder Woman kicks ass. I, on the other hand, had a major laptop crisis which turned out to be my own stupidity. (TIP: If you have a wireless keyboard you seldom use with your laptop and you set it aside and then put stuff … Read More »

Stop the drama!

We dragged our sorry selves into Walmart this evening. We were after fleece-lined jeans, but of course they’ve already put out the bathing suits. Considering we’re just emerging from some lovely -25 wind chills, it’s not really thong weather around here.

No trip to Walmart is complete without a trip down the Leigh Greenwood shrine book aisle. Of course the new SSEs were out, which frustrated me to no end as I thought I’d jump the gun and order straight … Read More »

Tagged—Women's Fiction Meme

Charli tagged me, so here goes…

Contemporary, Historical, or Paranormal?

In order from first to last grab off the shelf: Contemporary, Paranormal, then Historical.

Hardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market Paperback?

Mass market. I’m a SAHM, so it’s mostly a matter of mommy-spending-money guilt. Hardcovers are ridiculous, and when I look at trade, I see a mass-market story for twice the price.

Heyer or Austen?

Umm…Dostoevsky? Haven’t read Heyer and don’t like Austen. (I know. They’re going to … Read More »

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