Monthly Archives: January 2017

Crochet Madness

 Christmas Afghan The New Year has been odd, so I’m now about to begin row 17 of 31 rows in the famous “afghan in a weekend” I adapted to be my Christmas Afghan.  It’s getting hard to photograph the thing, … Continue reading

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Sherlock: The Final Problem

I really enjoyed this episode, for the suspense of what trap would be laid by the Holmes sister Eurus next, the bizarre fate of the little girl on the plane, and the mystery of Redbeard. The Little Girl On The … Continue reading

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Sherlock: The Lying Detective

Here’s a bizarre episode, that I did not enjoy for the most part, yet it redeemed itself at the end. While I was watching, I kept thinking of the old series The Prisoner.  Wasn’t there constant maniacal laughter throughout that … Continue reading

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Sherlock: The Six Thatchers

I really enjoyed this new episode of Sherlock.  In particular, I loved Mary as spy/agent/infiltrator.  I could have watched the Mary as Spy show, but unfortunately, they had her leap in front of Sherlock. The mastermind behind everything was a … Continue reading

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Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball has a great podcast called Milk Street Radio.  You’d think cooking would need visuals, but the discussions and interviews on the podcast paint all the pictures you need of wonderful foods and cooking techniques. I always loved Christopher … Continue reading

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Christmas Afghan Rows 7-10

I was zipping right along when I finished up row ten and realized I was going to run out of yarn.  Eek!  There are mathematical consequences to using fatter yarn than the original pattern, though unwittingly, since I still haven’t … Continue reading

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The Expanse Returns February First

Syfy’s drama The Expanse returns February 1st with an extended episode. I’m so excited to see it return, and now having read most of the novels in the series, I’ll be more aware of what they keep and change from … Continue reading

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