Shannon Stacey

And Baby Boy Stacey’s name is…

Baby Boy Stacey has arrived and after all the name brainstorming and discussion and more brainstorming, his name is…Taz. He was all cute and timid in the airport.

Then we found a little spot of grass in the airport parking lot and set him down. He spun in circles, ripped apart a small bush, tried to kill my husband’s sneaker, and spun in more circles. Somebody compared him to the Tasmanian Devil in the cartoon and that was that. Nobody called him anything but Taz after that and it stuck.

Eventually, though, even a cyclone of fluff has to rest…

Mini is terrified of him. Gizmo and Jinx are plotting revenge for this new indignity. And I need to remember to buy a bottle of whine today. <---(I totally meant wine, but I've decided to let that typo stand.)

7 comments to “And Baby Boy Stacey’s name is…”

  1. Liza
      · November 5th, 2011 at 9:21 am · Link

    Taz is so cute!!! Love the name choice.

  2. Jessica Scott
      · November 5th, 2011 at 9:42 am · Link

    SO CUTE!! And if Taz is any indicator, trouble, too?

  3. Lori
      · November 5th, 2011 at 9:57 am · Link

    Adorable! Sounds perfect.

  4. library addict
      · November 5th, 2011 at 12:18 pm · Link

    Taz is so cute.

    Poor Mini though. I hope they warm up to each other and will be buddies.

    I don’t think my cat ever forgave me for allowing the teen to bring home a puppy. Her revenge was simply to retreat upstairs to my bedroom though, so it wasn’t too bad.

  5. Lynda the Guppy
      · November 5th, 2011 at 5:15 pm · Link

    Damn he’s cute. Mini has some serious competition in the Cutest Dog Ever in The Stacey Household Competition of DOOOOOM.

    I have a friend who (Pre-9/11) named her English Mastiff “Ground Zero” or “Zero” for short, because he was the Ground Zero of destruction in their lives. This dog used to open the fridge and eat whatever he wanted out of it. Food. Dishes. Didn’t matter. Her boyfriend also found him twitching one day on the kitchen floor. Turned out the dog had pulled the fridge AWAY from the wall, got behind it, and ate the power cord. Electrocuted himself. The dog was fine. The vet said he might have a little brain damage, but her response was how could they tell? He was always a little dim. LOL Sweet as can be, but really, not very bright.

  6. Cynthia D'Alba
      · November 5th, 2011 at 9:54 pm · Link

    I just want to nuzzle all the fluffy fur! What a cutie. Although Mini might kick a little puppy butt before it’s all done! :)

  7. Shannon
      · November 6th, 2011 at 9:49 am · Link

    Mini is not impressed with Taz. At all.

    Last night my husband and I were taking turns holding the puppy while we watched TV so Mini could have turns with each of us. And she keeps giving us the teenaged drama “You’re ruining my life” look.

    I keep reminding myself it’s a process and this too shall pass.

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