Monthly Archives: February 2015

In which Wolf Hall is coming

Did you know? I don’t know about your local PBS station, but mine is frothing about this one. I have been watching loads of PBS lately thanks to “Downton Abbey”, “Grantchester”, and the adorable “Great British Baking Show”. (Who knew … Continue reading

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In which I am throwing everything out–but not you!

I love to declutter–LOVE IT. It’s something I usually embark upon just after the holidays. Packing up the decorations lends itself to tidying up all kinds of other things. This year I chucked out several hundred books and it felt … Continue reading

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In which I talk to y’all–all y’all

Every once in awhile, this needs to be repeated because I KEEP SEEING IT HAPPEN. Please, for the love of God, don’t let it happen to you. Use y’all properly. This piece will explain how. I am an unrepentant Southerner. … Continue reading

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In which I need a set dresser

Every once in awhile I see a film I want to move into–and an actress whose film wardrobe I want to purloin. Those are the movies I leave feeling annoyed because that world doesn’t actually exist. AND I WANT IT … Continue reading

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In which there’s a little Valentine’s Day cheer

Head over to Kindles and Wine today to check out the Valentine Q&A featuring Jill Shalvis, K. Bromberg, Julie James, and Penny Reid! Oh, and I’m there too…

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In which I am leaving on a jet plane

So I didn’t expect to be traveling any time soon–my release isn’t until the autumn and our trip to Europe isn’t until July–but husband has been logging LOTS of frequent flyer miles. He’s been gone three of the last four … Continue reading

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In which we’re pondering soap operas

A few of my favorite writers on Twitter regularly live tweet their General Hospital watching, and it always amuses me. I have a very soft spot for the soap operas of my youth. They were HIGHLY informative about various facts … Continue reading

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In which I really, really don’t like scary movies

I don’t do scary movies. I love suspense–classic Hitchcock is my jam and I like classic horror like 1930s Universal and 1960s Hammer–but I don’t do slasher movies or overly gory things. I can barely sit through “Halloween”, to be … Continue reading

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In which we’re banishing winter bleurghs

Ah, February–the short, dark month full of blah. (I honestly don’t know anyone who claims it as their favorite month.) The glitter and warmth of the holidays are behind us, but spring seems SO far away. What we need this … Continue reading

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