Shannon Stacey

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A new year, a blog birthday, and my boys

Happy 2013, everybody! My first blog post was on January 1st, 2005, so I guess this my blog's eighth birthday. 2012 was a little rocky for me, so the blog was a little neglected, but I'll do better in 2013.

Speaking of eight years, I have a couple of photos to share. The first was taken in October of 2004, just a couple of months before I started blogging. The second was taken this Christmas Eve. Those of you who've … Read More »

SK’s plan to fund his future

The Short Kid often talks about his future because he doesn’t just want a plan. He wants a WICKED awesome plan because he’s going to live it up. The car he intends to drive costs $2.4 million, so the more wicked awesome his plans, the better.

Last night, while we were watching Jeopardy, he hatched a new one. As soon as he’s old enough, he’s going to go on the show and, for every question, he’s going to say … Read More »

The long weekend that was

We had a lovely long weekend here at Casa Stacey. The Short Kid's birthday fell on Thanksgiving Day this year, and we made the trek to Maine to celebrate with my sister, her husband and boys, my mom and my brother-in-law's dad. SK wore his #12 jersey to celebrate his #12 birthday, and he was thrilled to receive this most awesome Patriots hat.

If, when we were kids, you'd told us I'd have fluffy, frou-frou dogs and my sister would … Read More »

The dogs say hi

Well, Mini says hi. Taz says “was that a potato chip bag crinkling?”.… Read More »

iPod Down

The Short Kid thought having a passcode requirement for his iPod Touch was cool. Then he decided changing it all the time would be even more cool. Until he forgot the passcode and locked himself out of his iPod.

Restoring it’s been a nightmare. It put iOS6 on it, which I hadn’t intended to do. And every time I try to sync it, it insists on putting every app and song we own on the damn thing and it … Read More »

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