Shannon Stacey

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Weekend blog rec: The Graveyard Shift

One of my favorite new blogs is writer/law enforcement veteran Lee Lofland’s The Graveyard Shift. An excerpt from his “About” page:

Lee Lofland is a veteran police investigator who began his law-enforcement career working as an officer in Virginia’s prison system. He later became a sheriff’s deputy, a patrol officer, and finally, he achieved the highly-prized gold shield of detective. Along the way, he gained a breadth of experience that’s unusual to find in the career of a single

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Ain't he sweet?

My husband says:

“I know you probably want to work this weekend and since I love you and totally support your career, I’m going to go four-wheeling with the guys, okay?”

Smooth, isn’t he?… Read More »

Happy birthday to my guy

Today’s my husband’s birthday. This is not something he really cares about but the Short Kid will settle for nothing less than a major event, so we’ll be having a little family party later. That means I have to make a cheesecake today because that’s my husband’s once-a-year guilty pleasure.

All three of my guys are rail fans and model railroaders, so last weekend we drove over to the recreational path and walked out to the only existing, though badly … Read More »

A review, passive-aggressive spouses & an Xmas tip

On Saturday, Lori posted an incredibly awesome review of No Surrender. I love the entire review so much I can’t even pick a favorite part to excerpt, so go read the whole thing! And thank you, Lori!

Decided to mess with my husband’s head a little bit today. Always fun.

We have a clock in the kitchen. Well, we actually have seventeen clocks in the house, but we have a plain kitchen wall clock with real numbers and hands, … Read More »

Road trip & crumbling principles

I’m over at Romancing the Blog today: To DRM or not to DRM…is there a question. Come join in the conversation!

And I caved. I bought the new Stephen King, Under the Dome, today.

In hardcover.

Yes, I’m ashamed. There were principles involved. Delaying the digital release until Christmas Eve to strongarm people into buying the hardcover is a stupid, assholic thing to do. I had righteous indignation and, dammit, I making a stand.

Then I saw it … Read More »

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