Shannon Stacey

Archive for August, 2006

Was I supposed to dress up?

It’s 1:20 in the afternoon and I. Am. Alone.

Since my tall kid came home from middle school yesterday neither beaten up nor addicted to drugs, and my short kid is off to his first day of afternoon kindergarten, I am one happy mommy.

Not necessarily a good mommy, but a happy mommy.

The short kid and I pull up in the back of the school and there is a veritable herd of parents and short kids gathered around the … Read More »

But I refrained from kissing him in the parking lot

The tall kid is officially deposited at the Middle School, also known as Heroin, Knives and Bullies R Us.

I’m okay with it. Really. So my baby has to spend seven hours a day, five days a week in that cesspool. Okay. I didn’t spend all of yesterday on the brink of tears. I didn’t drop him off this morning and then go make squeaky, sobbing noises into the Dunkin Donuts drive-thru speaker. (Tangent—WTF is “thru”? You drive through the … Read More »

It's Monday already?

A little pick-me-up to start off the week: 5 angels from Shayley at Fallen Angel Reviews:

72 Hours is an emotional story whipping readers between danger, suspense, anticipation, devastation, shock, and love as quickly as readers can turn the pages. This was a ride this reader found enjoyable, gripping, and over too soon. Grace is a dedicated mom, excellent agent, and passionate woman. Alex is a man who can multi-task leading two different lives at the same time only

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I can’t believe the kids start school on Wednesday. We’ve bought…nothing. Nada. I guess y’all know what I’ll be doing Tuesday. :lmao: The tall kid and I have been trying to wean ourselves off the summer sleep schedule, but it’s not working overly well. We’re both going to be in shock come Wednesday when he has to be at school an hour earlier than he did last year.

So I got my proposal for my western off to one of … Read More »

The AAR Top 100 Romance Novels Meme

It’s going around, but I lifted it from Jorrie. I’ll bold the ones I’ve read:

1. Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
2. Flowers From the Storm by Laura Kinsale — DNF
3. Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie — DNF
4. As You Desire by Connie Brockway
5. Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
6. Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas
7. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon — keeper
8. Over the Edge by Suzanne Brockmann
9. All Through the … Read More »

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