Shannon Stacey

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Happy birthday, Minibella!

On May 26th, 2008, I introduced my blog readers to the new addition to the Stacey family.

Screenshot of picture of baby Mini on my blog

Now she’s eight years old and still beloved by her humans and adored by her “little” brother.

Top: Mini at 3 months Bottom: Still getting all the love

Top: Mini at 3 months
Bottom: Still getting all the love

She was so tiny on that big couch all by herself! Over the years, though, she’s learned to appropriate all pillows, fleece throws and as many of her dad’s sweaters as she can and … Read More »

Thank you!

From my son to everybody who supported his music teacher. Thank you and HE WON!

Cute kid holding a thank you signRead More »

The not-so-Short Kid

Back in 2005, when I started blogging, I christened my boys the Tall Kid and the Short Kid. Twitter, with its character limit, rechristened them TK and SK. There are five and a half years between them and, at the time, my oldest was rather tall for his age and my youngest was very short for his age. The height difference was funny and very pronounced when they were side-by-side.

Well, now it’s 2013 and the Short Kid’s ready to … Read More »

My boys

My first blog post was on January 1, 2005, when the Tall Kid was nine and a half and the Short Kid had just turned four at the end of November. I wanted to a grab a picture from the blog archives but, somewhere during the evolution of blog technology, things changed and the early pictures are all broken boxes. But here’s what my boys looked like when long-time blog readers met them:

Young boys in matching cream sweaters

Suddenly, in the blink of an eye, … Read More »

One down, one to go

Teen in cap & gown with diploma

That’s the teen sis, who graduated a week before the teen, not getting a moment in the spotlight.… Read More »

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