Category Archives: movies

manhunt: deadly games

Every night around 6:00, Banjo Man asks me, “What are we watching tonight?” As I have somehow been appointed as Covid Entertainment Director it’s up to me to find good shows to fill the hours before we stagger off to … Continue reading

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first snowstorm, hot soup and Hillbilly Elegy

A “nor’easter” hit last night.  We had plenty of warning, as the storm had trekked across the Midwest and the Mideast before hitting New England. At midnight we had 3″ of snow.  This morning there is about 6″, but we’ve … Continue reading

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day 3 of social isolating

Remember the mercury glass thermometers? I miss them. I had mine for forty-eight years.  It has disappeared.  Banjo Man thinks it broke last year, but I don’t remember that.  I babied it, knowing it was an environmental hazard that should … Continue reading

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splish splash

I’ve been quiet because I’ve had nothing very interesting to write about. Sorry about that. I’m going to the YMCA four mornings a week (Monday-Thursday and sometimes on Friday) to the water aerobics classes.  I’m out the door by 8:15, … Continue reading

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the mighty wind

We had a surprise storm Wednesday night that lasted through much of Thursday.  I woke up to hear the radio weatherman exclaim, “It should have had a name!” Yes, the storm was worse than anyone thought it would be and … Continue reading

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The Outlaws made Headlines. The Lawmen made History. We watched this movie Friday night on Netflix. “The Highwaymen” are two Texas Rangers who come out of retirement to put a stop to Bonnie and Clyde’s murder spree. It’s based on … Continue reading

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what’s on tv

I can’t believe there’s a second season of TIN STAR, but we’re excited to start watching it. Season 1 was absolutely thrilling. Yes, it is a violent show. BUT the characters are great. While dealing with overwhelming grief, the women … Continue reading

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Well, this was exciting!  Not in the “Jack Ryan” death-defying style of exciting, but an interesting miniseries nonetheless.  We thoroughly enjoyed it. It was originally a podcast before being turned into an original tv series for Amazon.  The episodes are … Continue reading

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a star is born

Last week my daughter and I headed to the movies for some “girl time”.  This was the movie of choice for the afternoon (we would head to dinner after the show), because who doesn’t love Bradley Cooper or Lady Gaga? … Continue reading

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miss lillie, andrea and peaches

Yesterday I peeled 40+ peaches.  Today I will most likely do another 30, but I’m not sure.  I just put up three batches of apricot jam this morning and I’m pretty happy to be out of the kitchen, so peach-peeling … Continue reading

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