Category: What to watch

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is the new Gilmore Girls

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is the new Gilmore Girls
I flew to Nashville last weekend and that morning in preparation for the flight, I realized that you cannot download Gilmore Girls on Netflix or Amazon.  I was deep into Season 5 and this point it would be perfect plane watching material.  This is when I discovered and downloaded The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.  It is... Read more »

May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
The Avett Brothers have been high on our music rotation lately. I love their unique sound and heartfelt lyrics, but never knew much about the brothers, family and band mates. Judd Apatow clearly does too as he and Michael Bonfiglio created May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers. Filmed over two years during... Read more »

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday
My little girl turns nine today!  This year she embraced a new house, neighborhood, school and friends and has impressed me with her resilience, kindness and knowledge.  I’m proud of the strong girl she is growing into and my heart swells when I watch her dance and create art, songs, stories and games. She is... Read more »
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Outdaughtered is the new Jon and Kate Plus 8

Outdaughtered is the new Jon and Kate Plus 8
Did you used to watch Jon and Kate Plus 8? If yes, you need to see Outdaughtered on TLC. Many years ago when my kids were babies, I loved to watch the young “normal” parents as they navigated eight children.  I admired Kate’s organization and watched in awe as she constantly yelled at her husband.... Read more »

What I'm watching: Big Little Lies

What I'm watching: Big Little Lies
Yes, I’ve been watching a lot of television lately.  I’m comfortable and happy in our new home and really all right with this low-key suburban lifestyle. As a writer, it is interesting for me to watch an entire series back to back to notice references, smart thinking and keeps me wondering what happens next.  Remember when... Read more »

Missing Richard Simmons podcast is fascinating

Missing Richard Simmons podcast is fascinating
You remember Richard Simmons the exercise guru from the 80s?  Friend and filmmaker Dan Taberski is truly worried about his teacher after he didn’t show up for his weekly class in February of 2014 and has created this fascinating podcast in hopes of finding where he is. Taberski interviews many people, including his housekeeper and massage therapist,... Read more »
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The Affair: The show to binge watch now

The Affair: The show to binge watch now
My husband and I started Showtime’s “The Affair” this weekend.  We are three shows in and I am patiently waiting for him to come home so that we can watch a few more episodes this week. Only ten episodes and one season have been released so far and I know it will be a quick... Read more »