Shannon Stacey

Archive for December, 2008

Happy New Year!

I impulse-bought a $4 bottle of Arbor Mist Strawberry White Zinfandel at Walmart, dusted 15 1/2 years of dust off my wedding wine glasses and I’m ready for a New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. But first…

I hope 2009 is a great year for all of you! Happy New Year! :boogie:… Read More »

Where's MY recharging cord?

I’m having a little trouble getting back into the post-holiday swing of things because a variety of things are conspiring to keep me curled up in my jammies on the couch all days—the new wee baby Asus, the iPod Touch, Undercover, a smokin’ hot futuristic romance from Lauren Dane, and the basket of homemade chocolate goodies from my sister.

The husband went to work today, and I feel kind of bad because it can’t make a man happy … Read More »

Madden-ing Days

When the husband tossed a copy of Madden 08 (football) for PS3 into the mess of things going under the Christmas tree, I might have rolled my eyes and called him an idiot. Maybe.

See, the boys aren’t really sports savvy. They’re both history buffs and enjoy games like Civil War and Blazing Angels, plus they love racing games. The Short Kid, in particular, is rather gifted when it comes to the Need for Speed franchise. But they have … Read More »

The iPod Touch (or why I might be retiring)

I’m just not going to have time to write anymore, I think. The iPod Touch Kool-aid is potent, and I’ve been guzzling it hard since about eight o’clock yesterday morning.

So I asked Santa for a pink iPod Nano. I liked my Zen Stone, but I really wanted a small video screen for no other reason than so I could watch Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog at will. I’m not kidding. But I must have been a very good girl this … Read More »

Christmas recap: Argyle, flatulence and the nipple incident

We had a lovely Christmas! Christmas Eve we all gathered at my aunt’s house and there’s nothing more exciting than 10 kids aged 1 to 13 tearing through a pile of gifts. Proving she knows her grandsons like nobody else, my stepmother’s gifts to them included an argyle sweater vest for the Tall Kid and a whoopie cushion for the Short Kid.

And in case you’re wondering why on earth you’d buy an argyle sweater vest for a 13-year-old boy, … Read More »

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