Category Archives: Made for TV

Downton Abbey, a Time Inc Special

By now you are probably aware that I’m a fan of these Life, Time Inc. book/magazines that feature everything from history, to style, and, in this case, culture.  The immensely popular British TV series, Downton Abbey, is in its sixth and … Continue reading

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One Special Night, a Christmas movie review

One Special Night (1999) has become one of my favourite Christmas movies.  It’s just the right touch for a quiet evening, maybe with a fire going in the hearth, and a cup of hot cocoa or tea, or whatever.  I’ve always … Continue reading

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Potpourri 25

What with Netflix, SHOME, and other inexpensive online and cable movie packages available now, the prices of many DVDs are dropping dramatically, especially on older movies and TV series.  This is a good time to take advantage and check off … Continue reading

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Potpourri 23

Well, between my brother’s wedding, coming down with a severe throat infection, living on liquids for almost a week, and still trying to downsize the things cluttering my living space, I’m a bit behind where I’d like to be in … Continue reading

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Potpourri 22

Lots of things happening this week.  I’ve finished reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote which was absolutely a-m-a-z-i-n-g!  I’ll have a review sometime next week. I’m reading The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick for a blog tour for Revell Books … Continue reading

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Potpourri 20

Well, if you’re a follower of my blog, you will know that I’ve been devouring everything I can about Nelle Harper Lee of To Kill a Mockingbird fame.  For the past two weeks, with the exception of my regular Mystery … Continue reading

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Maggie Smith meets 60 Minutes

I was browsing around for more information about Downton Abbey this week and came across this 60 Minutes segment done at the end of season 3. They not only interview the elusive Maggie Smith but also, the writer, Julian Fellowes, and … Continue reading

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