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Downer Abbey – Season 3 – Episode 4

No, that is not a typo. This past episode was so disturbing that I almost chose not to review it. Even my girl Maggie couldn’t save it for me. It begins with Sybil having early labor pains, the family all … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey – Season 3 – Episodes 2 and 3

We open with preparations for Lady Edith’s shotgun wedding. I imagine she’s not taking any chances in letting Sir Anthony get away. She should have put one of those electric dog collars on him where if he strayed too far … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey – Season 3 – Episode 1

I noticed even Laura Linney in the opening intro is excited over Downton’s return. I’ll admit, I am too, even though I’ve come to the conclusion it’s just All My Children in livery. As you know from Season 2, it’s … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey-Season 2-Final Episode

Downton Abbey is over for the season. Alas, what will we do? I decided to make an event out of it by buying Shepard’s pie at Dean and Deluca that tasted more like pizza in a pie shell. It’s a … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey-Season 2-Episode 6

Before we begin, let me just say I have given ‘verbosity’ all new meaning but it couldn’t be helped since there’s an awful lot going on at Downton Abbey. If I may quote Maggie Smith aka ‘The Right Honourable Violet, … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey-Season 2-Episode 5

I watched part 5 of ‘Downton Abbey’ that aired this past Sunday twice, to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating. Just when you think the crowd at Downton can’t get any wackier they certifiably do. It starts off tame enough with … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey

This is hard for me to admit but I’m a ‘Downton Abbey’ addict. Good-bye ‘West Wing,’ hello 9 new episodes on PBS. I watched part 4 of Season 2 that left me weeping uncontrollably over the plight of Matthew and … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley

I love Jane Austen. ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ published in 1813, is my all time favorite novel that I read faithfully once a year. The language, being so beautiful, never fails to leave me in a sated, sensual swoon. So you … Continue reading

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David Sedaris Blows?

Why am I implying such an awful thing about a fellow writer? Well I’m about to tell you. I’ll start by saying David Sedaris is one of my favorite authors so when I heard an acquaintance of mine say that … Continue reading

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The Help

I love the movies but always make it a point to go to the first show, I don’t care how early it starts. Why? The women. I never comprehend, especially being as taciturn as I am, why females have the … Continue reading

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