While I am not a purse-carrier, I do carry a very big bag to work every day, filled with whatever I might want or need at any given time. (Don't worry... this is NOT a post about make-up!) My purple bag, in fact, seems to have a life of its own, accumulating many random things … Continue reading Odd Things in My Bag
Here is the second half of my catch-up (continued from here) on movies I've seen recently with the guys of my house - my husband and my two sons (22 and 16) - mainly in the superhero and adventure genres. Oscar nominations in these genres are less common, although Star Wars: The Last Jedi received four … Continue reading Movies with the Guys – Catch-up Post #2
From the catalogue of the author of Richard Armitage's forthcoming audiobook: Seen 10 days ago in my local grocery store:
I cried last night at the dark comedy, I, Tonya. I laughed a bit too, but it is one of the saddest movies I've seen in a long time. My younger son, on the other hand, found it really funny, but with dark parts too. Both of us agreed that this is a really good movie. (Full … Continue reading I, Tonya (2017)
Fictional romance comes in many forms, catering to many different tastes. How do you like your romance? Are you eager for Richard Armitage's upcoming audiobook project? In case you missed it, RA will be co-narrating a contemporary romance novel by New York Times bestselling author Lauren Blakely. Thanks to Perry and Servetus for bringing the … Continue reading How Do You Like Your Romance?
You know those DNA-test commercials you see on TV? Like the one where the guy always thought he was German, but had to trade in his lederhosen for a kilt? He seems pretty okay about it. Well, one of my siblings did the test and the results have thrown me for a loop. I grew … Continue reading Ancestry and Identity
Over the last couple of months, I've seen several movies with the guys of my house - my husband and my two sons (aged 22 and 16). The movies we watch together tend to be superhero or adventure movies, some in the theatre and some at home. With our lives keeping pretty busy, the watching … Continue reading Movies with the Guys – Catch-up Post #1
Remember those "back-to-school" essays about "How I spent my _______ vacation?" Well, now that I'm back at work (did I ever really leave?), I'd like to share some photos from the holiday activities my younger son and I found around town. Vancouver is hosting a Chinese Lantern Festival for the first time this year, with 35 … Continue reading How I Spent My Christmas Vacation