Category Archives: television

signs of the times

Please be kind to those who showed up. You’d think people would naturally be polite, especially in these times, but I guess not. I keep hearing horror stories about customers being mean to wait staff in local restaurants. Here’s one … Continue reading

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history nerds

That’s what we are. WARTIME FARM is a reality series on Amazon Prime Acorn (which costs extra per month but if you love British shows it’s entirely worth it) about life in the English countryside during World War II. Ruth … Continue reading

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thou shalt not kill

We’re really enjoying this series.  It’s on Amazon with a Masterpiece Theatre subscription. We have a lot of subscriptions. Season 1 might also be available on Amazon Prime, but I am not positive about that. This police drama is set … Continue reading

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last week’s tv and covid vaccines

Banjo Man received his Covid vaccine February 8 and I got mine last week, on the 24th.  Oh, happy day!  I was nervous and expecting side affects, but a sore arm and a small fever was all I had to … Continue reading

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the truth hurts

The Funny Grandson is a rabid football fan.  His world centers around his flag football team and his afterschool hours at the Elite Training gym and his Sundays spent watching any and all NFL teams on tv.  He studies plays … Continue reading

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snow plows, dead sea scrolls and a magpie

After quite a long 48 hours, a snowplow returned to our driveway last night to plow us out and fix the mess that left us trapped before it all froze.  The driver was the owner of the company and wanted … Continue reading

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a cold spell, apples and a movie

Greetings from the cold North!  It’s 9 degrees this morning, with a wind chill of zero.  Friday morning it was 8 below.   Tomorrow we’re getting a full blown nor’easter with 4-12″ of snow and high winds. In other words, winter. I’m … Continue reading

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life at the zoo

I broke my television Thursday. Not the giant one in the living room (thank goodness!) but the 32″ tv in the bedroom.  It sits on a little rolling kitchen cart which I spin around and move to the opened French … Continue reading

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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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some notes in december

Good morning. It was 15 degrees here Friday morning.  That first mug of coffee tasted really good on such a cold winter day.  This morning I’m looking out my window at snow and ice.  Winter is here, for better or … Continue reading

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