Category Archives: television

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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super sunday

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, everyone! Now I know most of you out there are not rooting for the New England Patriots (according to an article I read yesterday only 16% of the viewing audience will be screaming, “Go Pats!” at … Continue reading

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snow day

We’re having a little storm today.  Maybe 6″ or so.  No wind, so the power will stay on and it will be just a typical winter day. The Big Blue Bug Solution man just called to cancel his visit this … Continue reading

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a darn good saturday

Yesterday there was this: A kaleidoscope quilt top made several years ago.  You layer 6 layers of fabric in exactly the same places on the design and cut wedges.  The wedges are sewn together to form different patterns.  This was … 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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outlander season 3

Banjo Man and I are binging this season of Outlander.  We couldn’t wait for the dvd to go on sale, so we took advantage of a free introductory week of STARZ on Amazon.  Now the challenge is to watch the … Continue reading

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tin star

There is nothing Banjo Man loves more than a “revenge” movie.  The bloodier the better. After watching the first episode of this Amazon mini-series, Banjo Man can’t wait to see what happens next.  The story?  Well, a British cop takes … Continue reading

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late to the party

Boy, are we loving this show! We’ve never had HBO, where “Treme” debuted, but this mini series (all four seasons) is on Amazon, free with Prime. And we can’t stop watching this show about New Orleans trying to recover after … 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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fortitude

Amazon has a new series. Set in a fictional Arctic island settlement, “Fortitude” is a sci-fi thriller with an interesting set of characters, a defrosting mammoth that may or may not contain deadly toxins that turn nice people into murders … Continue reading

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