Category Archives: Entertainment

John and Margaret…Big Boss and the Queen

In honor of Valentines Day and because Big Boss loves the movie SO MUCH…also because he adores British movies…I’m watching Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South. ( I watch now so I don’t have to hear the quotes from Out of Africa.) Yes. Glued … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Guilt

Yeah…guilt. I’m thrilled with the new season! I could hardly contain myself that first night in January when I clicked in the PBS channel number. I had already scheduled the recorder days before. I was taking NO chances. The dishes … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Dragon, Smaug, that is…

  This photo just hit the internet.  It’s taken by Clark Little out of Hawaii.  He takes some amazing pics and this just another one of many awesome…yeah, I said “awesome”…photos from his studio. The second I saw it, I … Continue reading

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When “O Brother” meets Tolkien

Have I ever mentioned how much I love O Brother, Where Art Thou? I didn’t see it in the theater but caught it on a movie channel late one night around 2003ish. I spent most of the time with a … Continue reading

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Deep in the Heart of…

Note: all Frozen images are courtesy of Yahoo Images. I’m not sure why a tardy review on Frozen occurred to me…other than everything is FROZEN here and pretty much frozen everywhere else.  Frozen solid. Even in Texas! When my mom and I … Continue reading

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And another thing…what happened to the Misty Mountains?

Sorry.  I really don’t want to sound like a whiner.  Or a Tolkien snob/geek/nerd.  Or a music snob/geek/nerd. But. Why in the name of All Things Tolkien, did we not hear the “Misty Mountain” theme song?  Not a note.  I … Continue reading

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From the real…to the so not real…and back again

Note: a PS resides HERE. In the midst of all the busyness of the season, Big Boss took me to see The Desolation of Smaug.  In The Big City.  At the IMAX.  In the middle of the afternoon. The only … Continue reading

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