Shannon Stacey

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Belated Halloween pic

I forgot to post this earlier, but watching my Patriots drive the Steeler’s quarterback into the dirt reminded me I hadn’t shown you the Short Kid’s Halloween costume.

SK…as Tom Brady:

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Costumes changes

The Short Kid told me, quite some time ago, he wanted to be Napoleon for Halloween. Okay, fine. (This would stem from an overdose of Civilization Revolution on the PS3.)

Recently, he changed his mind to Luigi. Then to Mario. (Thank you, Super Mario Brothers for the Wii.)

Then it was…Bowser? (Hat tip to Mario Kart for the Wii.)

Very recently, he changed his mind again. He wanted to be a soldier. (Thanks to the camo cargo pants I … Read More »


When I’m in the picture file on my BlackBerry, it gives me the option to “share to WordPress”. I’m not sure what that means, so…okay. Let’s try it.

EDITED TO ADD: Well, that was an epic fail. It’s useless if it doesn’t resize the picture so it doesn’t EAT THE ENTIRE WEBSITE. But, so you didn’t come here for nothing, I made the picture a normal size.… Read More »

Asphyxiation by academics and yogurt

Had a little scare yesterday. In trying to decide whether or not to attend the open house at the Tall Kid’s high school yesterday, I pulled up his online gradebook…and choked on my yogurt. It wasn’t even a spoonful with fruit chunks in it, so you know it wasn’t easy to choke on that.

TK had a 58% in Honors Algebra II.

If you’ve been here any amount of time, you can see why my yogurt almost killed me, along … Read More »

A conversation with the Tall Kid

Last night, while watching House, I got a little sniffly watching two parents being essentially forced to choose between their children.

TK: What’s the matter?

Me: Hello. It’s sad!

TK: You realize it’s just a TV show, right? In real life, they’re fine. I promise.

Me: What’s the point of experiencing any medium if you’re not going to let it engage you emotionally?

TK: Time expenditure.

Have I mentioned how much I hate watching television with the Tall … Read More »

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