Sanity Break… Let’s Discuss Mr Darcys

Tired of politics? Me too. Join me in my Mr Darcy distraction break. I know I've written and posted something similar in the past, so forgive the repetition. Mr Who? Gurl, please. Watch the YouTube video below for a brief synopsis of "Pride and Prejudice," even if you've memorized the book, like I have, it's … Continue reading Sanity Break… Let’s Discuss Mr Darcys

The Academy Award Mix up That Didn’t Change the World 

This morning in traction, with my head in a vise (an accident a few weeks ago, not worth mentioning), I was forced to listen in on a conversation between a man, let's call him Joe, and my physical therapist. Joe had the appointment after mine. The Academy Awards of course was the subject of which … Continue reading The Academy Award Mix up That Didn’t Change the World 

And Now Something Non-Policital—Austen and Zombies 

Last night I did something I have been threatening to do for many months...I watched Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. From the moment I had seen the preview nearly a year ago, I had been anticipating it's big screen release which I thought would be...last February.  Consider the fact that I do have a lot … Continue reading And Now Something Non-Policital—Austen and Zombies 

A Peninsula

Much like a hyena who narrows his chase to the weakest antelope in a herd, last night I ensnared my middle child who was slowed considerably by a cast on her foot. Not to worry, I didn't consume her. The injury I inflicted was of a temporary nature. I made her my date for dinner, … Continue reading A Peninsula

In Contrast to My Imagination…Outlander

People can be possessive regarding their favorite books, and when I say people, I mean me. The images conjured when reading a book are different for everyone. Favorite books are personal. The characters live in my imagination as I cast them. When a book becomes a series or film, imaginary friends are kidnapped, and often … Continue reading In Contrast to My Imagination…Outlander

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foGraEVNI0s&sns=em It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen only published four books in her lifetime, and two posthumously. As such, there is a faction of zealots who will read any hacks version of certain of her novels. Pride and Prejudice is the most loved Austen novel, and therefore the most often butchered. I … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies