Category Archives: movies

long way from home

While New England prepared for another storm yesterday, we ate an early dinner on the patio outside of Whole Foods. Snow??  What snow??? It’s a hard life. The day began with breakfast at Habanero’s, a local Mexican place with fabulous … Continue reading

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big little lies and other shows

It was a good book and it’s a really good miniseries on HBO (or if you’re lucky, available to rent at your local library). Banjo Man and I could not have enjoyed it more.  I especially loved the various husbands … Continue reading

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the polka king

I didn’t know whether to recommend this movie or not.  Banjo Man and I thoroughly enjoyed it, but after reading a lot of horrible reviews I hesitated to tell you about it. This Netflix movie is based on a true … Continue reading

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the frozen dead

Here’s a new mystery series on Netflix.  It’s in French, with English subtitles, and set in the French Pyrenees. We liked almost all of the episodes–good characters and lots of mysterious happenings–but the last episode left us…cold.  It ended with … Continue reading

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anne with an “e”

I watched all seven episodes of season 1 on Netflix this week.  What a wonderful production!  I cannot recommend it enough.   I don’t know how long we’ll have to wait for season 2, but I hope it won’t be a year.   … Continue reading

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why did the turkey…

…cross the road? (A)  to find bugs and/or acorns, (B)  for exercise, though they walk very, very slowly, with their skinny turkey feet planted firmly at every step they take, or (C)  to make me hurry downstairs to tell Banjo Man … Continue reading

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scenes from sunday

  The Purgatory Players Sunday Gospel Brunch has moved from the Strange Brew Coffeehouse to El Mercado, right around the corner from us on South First.  It was our first time at this venue and we had a great time … Continue reading

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movie nights

Banjo Man and I have been watching a lot of movies and mini-series this past month.  And we have a “watch list” we keep adding to. Last night was this gem, A MAN CALLED OVE. The book had been recommended … Continue reading

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star wars, the competition

I bought this game for Sarge for Christmas.  It was the Season of Star Wars, after all, and my three sons (My Three Sons–does anyone remember that tv show???) considered themselves experts on the first six movies.  My grandson was … Continue reading

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quick long weekend recap

Okay, on Saturday we hit the 12:35 show of this movie, which opened this weekend: I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.  Loved this movie.  It was not a politically-slanted movie (Obama and Hillary were never … Continue reading

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