Movies, Television

Summertime Mini-Reviews in 100 Words or Less

A year ago I did 6 Movie Reviews in 100 Words or Less. Today, amid preparations for our annual "deep housecleaning" and continuing the long, hard slog of finishing Lionhearted 4.0 (finally hit the halfway point, thank goodness), I'm once again setting for myself this fun little summertime challenge! Here are four mini-reviews for you in 100… Continue reading Summertime Mini-Reviews in 100 Words or Less

history, Television

The D-Day Blogathon: “Band of Brothers” Spotlight

Last month, Eva of Coffee, Classics, & Craziness and Hamlette of Hamlette's Soliloquy announced they'd host a "blogathon" in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They encouraged the blogging world to write about the Normandy landings, and if we liked, we could review books, movies, and TV shows on the subject. These articles would… Continue reading The D-Day Blogathon: “Band of Brothers” Spotlight

Television

The Ultimate Doctor Who Review, Part Two

On Tuesday I shared my thoughts on the Russell T. Davies Era of Doctor Who (the Ninth and Tenth Doctors). Today I'm so excited to share my thoughts on the Steven Moffat Era (the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors)! Please remember that the Moffat Era did bring me into Doctor Who, so my personal views/preferences are… Continue reading The Ultimate Doctor Who Review, Part Two

Television

The Ultimate Doctor Who Review, Part One

I've been looking forward to writing this ever since I got four whole series of Doctor Who for Christmas! I've already reviewed Series 8, Series 9, and Series 10, but except for this very old (and slightly preachy) post from 2012 and an announcement back in 2017 that I'd started watching Series 7, I haven't really talked about… Continue reading The Ultimate Doctor Who Review, Part One

Movies, Television, The Fangirl Life

The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Emily of the delightful blog The Altogether Unexpected included me in this fun tag! It's been a while since I got to really fangirl on this blog (and I get to do it again next time for my Ultimate Doctor Who Recap Post, yippee!). I'm so excited about finally getting around to answering her questions! (This… Continue reading The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Television

TV Review: Victoria, Season 3

After a week's respite from blogging, I'm happy to report that 1) I'm officially a Camp NaNoWriMo winner, 2) I finished Victoria: Season 3, and 3) I SAW AVENGERS: ENDGAME. Y'all need to give me another week to process (and recover from) Endgame before I share my review, haha. As for Camp NaNo, I'm thrilled… Continue reading TV Review: Victoria, Season 3

Mere Christianity

The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame

Then the young hero (who was God almighty) Got ready, resolute and strong in heart. He climbed onto the lofty gallows-tree, Bold in the sight of many watching men, When He intended to redeem mankind. --From “The Dream of the Rood" (Anglo-Saxon, 8th century, trans. Richard Hammer in 1970) Today is Good Friday, the first… Continue reading The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame

Life Updates, The Uncategorized Void

The Five Things Tag

I've been keeping this tag for one of those weeks where I'm too busy to blog, soooooooo...after a week of Camp NaNoWriMo, shopping, visits from friends, and a nasty cold, here ya go 😉 Five things you’ll find in my bag: ONE: A notebook (a writer must never be without her notebook, which is precisely… Continue reading The Five Things Tag