Shannon Stacey

Archive for April, 2011

Tumbling without a mat

A short time ago, I signed up for a Tumblr account. Why? I’m not really sure. I’d seen it mentioned quite a bit on Twitter and around the ‘net. I’d clicked on it a few times, but didn’t really get it. I don’t really need another blogging platform because I have this blog and, no matter what social media platforms come and go, this blog is my living room. (You can put your feet on my coffee table if you … Read More »

Tell her you want fries with that

So I have some mild control freak tendencies. (And those of you who know me well, I know you just rolled your eyes. Don’t even think you got away with it.) Apparently, out of all the things my mother said to me while I was growing up, the old if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself chestnut is the only thing I actually listened to.

When does this become glaringly obvious?

When you’re sending your … Read More »

Husband amok

My husband took off for the great white north for what’s probably the last time yesterday. With 60 degree temps and rain in the forecast, it’s not going to be white much longer.

He did manage to find a giant ice sculpture in the woods, though. Artist: Mother Nature.

And it doesn’t matter how much horsepower you’ve got under the cowl…moose have the right of way.

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The Thinker

In lieu of actual content, which I’m unable to conjure today, I give you this picture of SK having a quiet, contemplative moment before the NH Geographic Bee last Friday.

(I’ve had some trouble with pictures taken with the Droid X’s stock camera appearing sideways and, once I rotate them, then appearing sideways the other way. When this happened before, it posted in the correct orientation on the site, but sideways in the feed. If you’re reading via the feed…sorry … Read More »

Oh, Monday

Woke up with my to-do list ready to be done, my grocery list ready for shopping, and a plan to get some serious work done along the way. Dosed the sniffly Tall Kid with some Dayquil and sent him off to school because the world WILL stop spinning if he misses a day. Sent the husband off to work. One more to go and then FREEDOM

The Short Kid: “Mom, I don’t feel so good.”

And that was that.… Read More »

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