Sara is a huge Homeland fan. I’ve known that for years; she’s the real reason I watch the show and feel connected to the story. But what I didn’t learn until last fall was that she created a whole website … Continue reading Hell Yeah Homeland.
I was late to this party, but … finally, I watched The Crown. and yes, everyone was right – it’s excellent. I loved pretty much everything about it. The story (of course! I’m a huge Anglophile and a real fan of Queen Elizabeth, especially since reading Andrew Marr’s biography), the sets, the acting and the time period. Pure nostalgia (is that possible since I wasn’t actually alive during the 1950’s?), but a few episodes in, I started a list of things I wished were still around. And since it’s Friday, here are my top five: 1. Telephone calls that aren’t instantaneous. … Continue reading Five on Friday | The Crown.
One down, two more to go. and thank you for all the wonderful TV recommendations. I’m on the 4th episode (1st season still 🙂 of Call the Midwife and loving it. It’s definitely the perfect accompaniment for this knitting project. p.s. details about the pattern and the yarn are here on Ravelry. Continue reading WIP Wednesday | Newborn Hats.
…was a little different – Marc was away with his buddies on a golf outing (in the North Carolina mountains, which was maybe the coolest place he could be…and he said the golf was good too) and my favorite little … Continue reading Weekending.
This week Carole’s asked us to share ten movies we’ll always stop to watch … when we find them while channel surfing. Marc does all the channel surfing in this house, and sure enough, I came home last night to … Continue reading Ten on Tuesday | Surfing.
…inspired by my One Little Word. Play Grace*. have fun. be light-hearted. channel Grace Kelly. welcoming sunshine and the colors of summer | june 4, 2013 in my front yard. 1. Get my camera out again. For the past 3+ … Continue reading five things (for June).
…the tough stop sleeping and start counting the clock chimes at 2am, 3am, 4am…while thinking about new knitting projects. (startitis anyone?) swatching. Maggiknits Linen, Habu Tsumugi Silk doubled and Tsumugi Silk single for Jane’s Tunic, Hane and Die-Cut Vest, respectively measuring. … Continue reading when the going gets tough.
…inspired by sara to share my favorites for this year. it’s a fun way to look back. and it really does make me realize (yet again) what a wonderful year it has been. thank you to everyone who’s reading this … Continue reading 2012 favorites.
…I hate to admit it, but I wasn’t very excited about this topic yesterday. but this morning, I started a list, and it got me remembering…fun times as a child*. when we pored over the tv guide (from the newspaper, never the magazine you could buy separately) each week to see what would be on and we knew “friday night is the brady bunch” and (a few years later) “saturday night is love boat and fantasy island”. don’t get me wrong, I LOVE my dvr and all my cable channels. but tv was so much simpler then, wasn’t it?! Perry … Continue reading 10 favorite childhood tv shows.
…another look at favorite movies. this time it’s comedies. I struggled a bit with “what’s a comedy?” I read somewhere that it’s a story that ends with a wedding (contrast with a tragedy which is a story that ends with … Continue reading 10 favorite comedies.