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Good morning everyone. I inadvertently took a blog break these last two weeks. Just busy with work and life in general so blogging took the back-burner once again.
So, it is still February. Then comes a long, cold March. Yuck. We had two minor snow storms these past two weeks that resulted in early dismissals from work which just meant driving home in snow and slush and traffic just a few hours earlier than normal. Then having the car covered in a sheet of ice the following morning. Well, enough with the complaining, Spring is around the corner, I can feel it. I want warm weather and nice scenic drives and the beach and food truck festivals….and walks in the park…
Onto my updates….
Recently on the blog…i.e. two weeks ago or more:
In My Mailbox:
“Inspired by the events and people of World War II, writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class, family, love, and betrayal.”
I am re-reading The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld #1) . I first read the first 5 books in this series years ago and the first book was a favorite. I wanted to revisit it.
And I know I said I would only read romance in February but I started reading Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory and I couldn’t stop. It was a great read and my thoughts will post this Friday.
A friend recommended Russian Doll on Netflix and I binge watched it. It was really good. Dark humor. I’ve also still been watching The Walking Dead even though Rick is gone and there’s a cast of new characters that I don’t care much about. I’m curious about Negan, Daryl and Carol so.
And I have been watching Dynasties on BBC Earth and then actually crying. Specifically the Painted Wolf and the Lions episodes, so thank you BBC for that. I couldn’t take any more episodes. I can easily watch documentaries about serial killers, unsolved murders etc. and I barely flinch but show me a documentary about wild animals surviving for so long and going through so much and losing members of their packs and families and I will cry. The Painted Wolf pack is run by their matriarch and in the end her alpha male would not leave her side when she was old and could not run as fast any longer. I felt better when I saw a snippet of “the making of Dynasties” then I saw one of the people filming and documenting the series was also crying from what he witnessed.
And as I mentioned, I have been keeping busy lately. We recently took a trip into NYC for a museum visit which was awesome. I’m not too big a fan of contemporary art but I find there is always something interesting to see and I just love New York. I’ll close with a few pics…
Last but not least, Otis fresh from the groomer this week:
That wraps up my updates, what is going on in your neck of the woods? Enjoy your week!
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