Shannon Stacey

Archive for January, 2012

Birthday girl photo shoot fail

In February, Mini turns four and I’ve been trying to capture a nice photo of her to commemorate the occasion. It’s not going so well.

Thanks to snow and ice falling off the roof, which she sees as a sign the sky is falling (it is pretty loud), she spends a lot of time under the coffee table.

If I do convince her to ignore the impending Armageddon and sit with me, she refuses to look at the camera.

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One step back

It’s Friday already? This was a challenging week for me and I gained back one pound. The only saving grace (aka, the thing keeping me from saying “screw it” and hitting the McDonald’s drive-thru) is the fact I can see where I went wrong and, in fact, anticipated not having a happy weight check.

We haven’t had a lot of snow—heck, we’ve barely had winter—so last weekend my husband finally went snowmobiling, which I’d been dreading since starting this endeavor. … Read More »

This coffee’s a little chewy

Screwed up the coffee again this morning. It’s something I do at least once a month, but usually more. I think it’s because I set it up at eleven o’clock to go off the next morning and I’m not really at my best at bedtime.

The absolute worst is forgetting to set the carafe in place, which means waking up to runny grounds and brown water drowning everything on the counter and running onto the floor. I’ve done that three … Read More »

Kevin Kowalski hits the streets!

It’s a big day for the Kowalskis! Today’s the release day for the paperback edition of Undeniably Yours from HQN, and I got my author copies of Yours To Keep, which means I now have the whole set on my shelf! (More about that after the bit about Undeniably Yours.)

“This is the perfect contemporary romance!” — RT Book Reviews

Print Cover

HQN paperback edition now available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and Book Read More »

Dissing Washington (George, not DC)

Recently the Short Kid’s class was studying George Washington—you know, the first great American hero and one of the most universally adored figures in our history?—and they had to write a paper explaining how he was a great leader, using the story they’d read to prove it.

I do not think that George Washington was a good leader for a few different reasons. On page 216 his soldiers were dying, and he sat there on his horse, watching, while

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