Shannon Stacey

Archive for January, 2005

The family responds…

The husband: Almost speechless. Very proud, and lot of “I knew you’d do it.”

The short kid: “Will it be in French?” **

The tall kid: “So, you finally have a job?” Then, after some thought, “That’s cool mom, because being a published author isn’t something a lot of people get to do, and it’s a lot of hard work.” (Have I mentioned he’s my favorite son? *g*)

The stepmother-slash-best friend: Jumping up and down, screaming. “When can I read … Read More »

I didn't see THAT coming!

While pondering the discussion about bland blogs on Alison’s blog, I went through my email accounts and found…

THE Email. From Ellora’s Cave. The Doubt Monkeys are still standing around scratching their heads, wondering how THAT happened. *g*

I guess I’m going to have get my website/blog sh…tuff together, huh?

I’m sure more profound thoughts will pop into my head at some point, but…

The Pat’s are about to repeat as Superbowl Champions. The Red Sox won the World Series. … Read More »

Sunday morning…err, afternoon

Got up this morning at 7:30 with the short kid, went back to sleep on the couch and didn’t get up til 10:30. But why is the day gone? *g*

And where’s Kate? I keep getting that stupid Total Search page.

Back to TSTL heroines. The reason I’m so annoyed that it’s thrown around so easily is that it stands out in comments and reviews. If I’m reading a review and they’re carrying on about how they don’t like secret … Read More »


Of all the acronyms I’ve seen around–POV, GMC, BM, MOC–TSTL is probably the one that bugs me the most. I see it a lot, and my idea of TSTL is apparently different from others’.

TSTL is when you hear a news report that Norman Bates has been spotted in your neighborhood and you jump in the shower without an entire SEAL team in your bathroom, and at least one of the guys in the shower with you to wash…err, … Read More »


I guess. One thing about being a stay-at-home mom is that the day of the week doesn’t really matter, except that there are more or fewer other people in the house, depending on the day.

My first column is up at Romancing The Blog!

I wish I hadn’t had to cut 200 words out of it. The final product came out a little choppy, and I had a LOT more I wanted to say. *g* (That’s the bitch muse–she won’t … Read More »

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