It’s awards season! It’s the woot-woot time of my year, but I’m super sad there will be no traditional ceremonies and red-carpet events. The fashion was half the fun and while I’ll definitely be tuning in, the experience will not be the same. (Insert image of me blubbering into a cocktail here). That said, I’m trying to do my homework. So far, hubby and I … Continue reading 2021 Golden Globes Nominees and Other Reviews.
Ah, Firefly Lane, I can’t. Or can I? No, I…. caaaaaaan’t. The review below is ALL SPOILER and written for those of you who feel the same as I do and feel the need to rant. Before I get into details, I’ll give my overall view. The fact is, the caaaaaan’t bit was in my mind for most of the show, but dammit all to … Continue reading Vexed by Firefly Lane
A Trifecta. Let’s go. Ah, the middle of the night. I can’t sleep because. . . (insert just about any cause and concern here.) So I turn on the TV to distract myself. First up, Bling Empire. I’m not exactly ashamed to say I watched it, but there was a bit more guilt attached to the viewing than I cared for. I mean, I wasn’t … Continue reading Bling Empire, The Queen’s Gambit, and Pudding Shot Recipes.
A trending, hot show on Netflix, I love me a period piece and thought, Oh Yeah, I’m saving this one for Christmas eve for my daughter, husband, and I to watch. After the prerequisite viewing of Die Hard, my son’s go-to Xmas movie, my son turned his nose up at Bridgerton and the rest of us gathered round the tv in front of the fire … Continue reading Bridgerton. My Review. Ooh La La.
“Can you come over so the dog can pee on you?” I asked my daughter. “What?” “We need to get a urine sample for the vet.” I heard the patient, deep inhale expressing the standard ‘what-now’ from my 25-year-old. “I’m on a conference call, mom. I’m working?” Along with most people, Scarlett has been working from home, but her home is joyously only two miles … Continue reading Can the Dog Pee on You?
I don’t think there will be any spoilers here, unless you are newly hatched or just learning about history, or living in a cave. Thrilled that Season 4 had finally arrived, I settled in to binge watch with George, but he only made it through the first three episodes then fell asleep. I stayed up all night to finish it. The show flies by. Overall, … Continue reading The Crown, Season 4. My Review.
I’d heard this Netflix show was cute, trending, and lighthearted. It sounded perfect for my mood and for what I’m trying to feed my fearsome soul. Not immune to the impulse to find out what the fuss is about, I often glance through the new shows being heavily pushed by whatever studio or distribution company is putting their big bucks behind what they believe in. … Continue reading Emily in Paris. My Review.
I don’t have it, but I’ve heard of it. It’s quirky and so is my brain, so I did some research. My husband, George, said the subject was too esoteric for my blog. I told him his face was esoteric. Let’s move on and break it down. Synesthesia (pronounced sin-uhs–thee-zhuh) is the sensory phenomena from the Greek “to perceive together.” The most common occurrence of … Continue reading Synesthesia – Like a person needs another dimension to feel in.
“What’s the biggest lie you’ve been told,” my friend asked. Maybe it was the stars around the fire that night that made us think we could manage deep questions. Maybe the wine. Whatever. We got to work unpacking this one. First off, how did I discover it was a lie? Maybe the Big Lie is still something I believe is true. Right? Did my high … Continue reading Lies. Good, bad, and badder.
I just saw a writing prompt asking to describe a present from your mother. It stopped me because just yesterday I came across a china cup on a high shelf in my kitchen. I took down the pretty, delicate cup and saucer which had been handed down from my Swedish grandmother, intending to move it elsewhere to make room for something else, but then I … Continue reading A Gift From My Mother