Netflix. ‘Nuff said.

What’s This Girl to do when

  • It’s too cold to do yardwork
  • The kitchen’s too clean to bake
  • Friends have their own family plans
  • The movies are too expensive
  • It’s a Lazy Saturday Afternoon

Any or all of the above is enough to make ya’ want to crawl into a good book with a cozy blanket. But sometimes reading is a little too much effort.

And in my desperation for cheap entertainment, I finally took the advice of many friends (and Dot’s repeated pleading) and subscribed to Netflix.

So as Dot’s cat competes for her attention against college-level government studies, … read the rest. . .

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The Long Goodbye: What FLASHPOINT Means to Me

Last night I posted The Long Goodbye: Flashpoint to End After Season Five. I spent the majority of the evening online via Facebook and twitter. I spent the majority of the day coming to terms with the news.

To those who say, “It’s just a television show,” I say this: You’ve obviously never really watched it. Not really. Because if you had, if you had joined us on Facebook or twitter, you would know.

It’s not just a show. It’s not just an online community. It’s a family.

It’s a part of my family. And I’m a part of read the rest. . .

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Some Christmas Trivia

Here’s some fun and interesting facts about Christmas and decking the halls:

It is believed that Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in one month.

Reindeer didn’t accompany a chubby Santa Claus until 1809, when introduced by Washington Irving.

In the Middle Ages, some people would light a huge candle on Christmas Eve. If the candle burned out before the end of Christmas Day, it superstitiously foretold of bad luck for the coming year.

According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” as sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time: over 50 million copies the rest. . .

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