Shannon Stacey

Archive for August, 2010

No matter what occurs…

I’m a little frazzled and frenzied this week, juggling two projects while the OMG, school starts Monday panic siren screams in my head.

And, of course, all I want to do is watch The Last of the Mohicans for the umpteenth time, which is totally my mother’s fault.

That scene, when they first start walking and we see Uncas watching Alice? *swoon*

And the men running straight up the side of a mountain to rescue their women? *swoon*

My favorite … Read More »

Reliving history

Yesterday we got up at the crack of dawn and went to spend the day with my mom, who was doing a Living History reenactment about an hour away from us. It was a wonderful day and TK was hooked. I have a feeling, if it can at all be arranged, we’ll be outfitting him and he’ll be joining his grandmother at as many musters as he can manage, rather than going ATVing with us.

He’s not as interested in … Read More »

A new digital frustration

So I got my husband hooked on the nook and blah blah blah. You all know that. I set him up with books to read and the M-Edge Executive jacket and e-Luminator2 booklight.

And every few days I want to take that pricey little package and beat him over the head with it.

I only buy books for me that I want to read. Therefore I can open Stanza or the Kindle app and touch on any cover, title … Read More »

Technical difficulties

I would like to blog this morning, but I’m so frustrated with the nook right now, all I have in my head is really bad words.

It decided to display the My Documents library as empty, even though Calibre and the Finder folder say the books are there. And this morning, just to add to the fun, it’s decided to stop ejecting properly. I’ve rebooted. I’ve hard reset. I’ve taken the battery out. I’ve done everything short of a reset … Read More »

Monday that wasn’t

After a four-day vacation, my brain’s having an extremely hard time catching on to the fact today’s Tuesday. But it was a nice long weekend and I didn’t do anything but ride my ATV, read, sit around the campfire and eat.

Thursday night we sat outside and watched the Perseids meteor shower. It was a little on the early side, about 10pm, but there were enough to make it cool. The Short Kid sat out long enough to see one, … Read More »

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