“My Love”

My husband and I are about 2/3rds the way though this sweet little series on Netflix that follows six couples (who have been together over 40 years) through a year of their lives. Each elderly couple resides in vastly contrasting parts of the world and live very diverse lives. The role of family, friends and…

Living “off the grid.”

My husband and I just finished our audiobook, Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer. It’s an oldie that was made into a movie (directed by Sean Penn) in 2007. The hubster swears we watched it years ago, all I can say is I either fell asleep (not unusual for me at all) or didn’t like…

Two swings and two misses..

I was so looking forward to watching two movies this Christmas: SOUL and Wonder Woman. Both were frustrating disappointments..frustrating, because they had the ingredients to be great, but just couldn’t seem to piece them together. Wonder Woman was a real slog, I even saw my husband dozing off a few times. Chris Pine’s eyes are…

Netflix Movie Recommendation

These were absolutely horrific murders. Chris Watts, a Colorado husband and father, killed his pregnant wife and their two precious, little girls. American Murder tells the story of the unravelling of lies; lies about the murder, and lies about the marriage. What makes this presentation uniquely fascinating is that most of what you see is…

“Sour Grapes”-Week-end Movie Recommendation

Welcome to wine enjoyed in a “statusphere” I never even knew existed: a world of competitive auctions, lavish tastings, extravagant dinners and sleight of hand so crafty that even the most educated wine connoisseur could be swindled out of millions of dollars. Sour Grapes (2016) is an intriguing documentary on Netflix that sticks its nose…

The Key to Misery

The options were all lousy. Again, I’m amazed you can have 5,926 TV channels and nothing decent to watch.. “Nevertheless, she persisted” (😉) and after an extended scrolling marathon, I finally settled on Generation Wealth, Lauren Greenfield’s examination of ‘excess’ available on Amazon Prime. Greenfield is a photographer who has spent decades taking pictures of,…