Category Archives: television

worst football party ever

It wasn’t the worst party because of the game, though it was dismal.  Nebraska, with injured players and obviously out of its depth, couldn’t beat Tennessee. It wasn’t the food.  I’d made a vat of chili in my new 14 … Continue reading

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election food

Last night Banjo Man and I (both political junkies) ate our way through Election Night. We started off with Italian sausage-potato-kale soup from our Crock Pot at 6:00.  As the evening wore on we moved to ice cream bars.  Doritos.  Peach … Continue reading

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the crown

I cannot stop watching this!  Yesterday I spent hours on the couch while stitching velvet pumpkins.  There are ten episodes and I watched six of them.  A true binge on a Sunday afternoon that was not dominated by Patriots’ football! … Continue reading

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because it’s tradition, that’s why

And the question is, why would a woman make two huge crock pots full of chili today? As the song from “Fiddler On The Roof” goes, “TRADITION!!!” Of course I will not be able to eat 14 quarts of chili.  Three … Continue reading

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a longmire day

I have a secret crush on Walt Longmire.  He’s the sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming.  And he lives in Craig Johnson’s books. I started watching the Longmire tv series (originally shown on A&E) last fall.  After three seasons, the show … Continue reading

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bachelorette jojo and crazy chad, recap 2

Once again I watched an episode of The Bachelorette all by myself.  Banjo Man went to bed early and reminded me to record it, just in case I thought he’d like to see it eventually. I will not be recommending … Continue reading

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bachelorette jo jo and the men

Here is Jo Jo, this season’s Bachelorette.  She was dumped by sweet Ben in last winter’s Bachelor season, but that’s okay.  He would have bored her to death within six months.  Don’t get me wrong, I loved Bachelor Ben, but … Continue reading

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i’m not very interesting

Alas, there is nothing going on here in my little corner of Rhode Island.  Banjo Man has done nothing funny and we have not gone anywhere. It’s sad. Cozy, but sad. So in order to come up with a post … Continue reading

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super dogs, bowl, commercials

For years we’ve gone to Ruth and Kenny’s for the Super Bowl. For years they’ve served hot dogs. My favorite.  With chopped onions and steamed buns and relish. Here’s Kenny, who cooks the hot dogs.  Thank you, Kenny! I love … Continue reading

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the bachelor, ben, season begins

Last night the new season of The Bachelor started. I was counting down the hours all day.  Banjo Man even went out to buy special “Episode One, Meet & Greet At The Mansion”, snacks. I had my notepad ready.  Tequila. … Continue reading

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