Category Archives: Movies

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Happy International Day of Women

One of the best thin about being an author is research. In my historical novels, I particularly enjoy including women’s stories in the long list of books I read about a time period. How a society treats women is significant … Continue reading

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And so we meet again…

Marci Gras was yesterday. I didn’t celebrate appropriately. There wasn’t King’s cake. There weren’t beads. And I had a Reuben casserole instead of gumbo or jambalaya. So here we are on Ash Wednesday and I’m faced with another Lent. While … Continue reading

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It Stopped my Heart

It should come as no surprise to those who follow my blog that I am a big fan of Netflix. I think I have 63 documentaries, series, and movies in my queue. 63 is a lot of things to watch, … Continue reading

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A Little Escape

In between the manic cleaning, cooking, and celebrating of my youngest birthday, the hubbinator and I managed to squeeze in 2 movies. The first was the awesome Austenland. As we sat down to watch it, the hubbinator wanted to know … Continue reading

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The Christmas Time Paradox

Yes, I’ve been binge watching Christmas movies. In my defense, they started at midnight and kept going until midnight. I had to show how much I approved by tuning in. Hey, some folks watch sports. I watch Christmas movies. Even … Continue reading

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Tis the Season

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and you know what that means–Christmas movies. I’ll be the first to admit that since giving up cable/satellite nearly 10 years ago, the only time I missed it was during the holiday season. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Soundtrack

The other day, the hubbinator and I watched Trainwreck. If you haven’t seen the movie, the leading man loves the Billy Joel song Uptown Girl. It is played several times through the story and I too have a soft spot for … Continue reading

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