Shannon Stacey

Archive for April, 2011

Happy wedding day!

I set my alarm for 5:30 this morning. Kate was scheduled to take her father’s arm at 6:00 am my time, so I figured by getting up at 5:30, I’d get to see the important arrivals. I was afraid I’d keep hitting snooze and sleep through it, though. (I’m so not a morning person.) Instead, I was wide awake at 5:15 and ready to sniffle my way through a fairy tale wedding.

I’m waiting for the balcony kiss right now … Read More »


My thoughts and prayers are with everybody who’s suffered the wrath of nature. I hope you’re all okay and that your loved ones are all okay. And I hope it’s over for a while.… Read More »

Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts

Chasing FireChasing Fire by Nora Roberts
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was expecting this to be like The Search, which I enjoyed but felt was weighed down by the research. The S&R details in The Search were interesting, but I didn’t need a master class in Sit & Stay 101 before even meeting the hero. It’s obvious an insane amount of research went into Chasing Fire, as well, but it adds flavor and intensity without slowing the story … Read More »

Wedding bells

Friday’s the big day for William and Kate, which means Saturday we might be able to turn on the news and actually find out what’s going on in the rest of the world. It seems as though, in my social media circles, all the cool kids don’t care, but I’m hoping to see most of it before we start family time for the weekend.

I wouldn’t say I have Royal Wedding Fever. I’m not getting dressed up and wearing a … Read More »

Spring Break: Day 1

Truly having a Monday here at Casa Stacey. My husband’s home. My kids have no school. The Short Kid has a cold that’s causing him to say, “I think this is the end of me” every three and a half minutes, and I have a headache the size of Montana.

Why Montana? Because I’m reading Nora’s Chasing Fire, which is set in Montana, so it comes to mind. It’s an awesomely good book, which isn’t a surprise. What isRead More »

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