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Today in My History

2000: Baring My Sole
2001:
Stereotypes
2002: 
Flotsam, Jetsam, Detritus and Stuff
2003: 
On My Way to Nowhere
2004: 
She Who Must Be Obeyed
2005: 
Wouldn't You Know...?
2006: 
24:   Season
2007: 
"Summertime"
2008:
  Ann
2009:  Oi, Pedro!  
2010:  Ten from my Bucket List
2011:  Team Laura
2012: If It's Tuesday...
2013: Absent Friends
2014: Never Too Late
2015: Sunday Stealing

2016:  Sweat of our Brow
2017: The First One is the Hardest
2018  I Guess She Can Die Now
2019: Saturday 9
2020: Pig Ears


Theater Reviews
Updated 7/10/21
Shrek

Books Read in 2021
 Updated 6/29
"Written in my own
Heart's Blood"
Diana Gabaldon


My family

Bev's 65 x 365

Books Read in 2021
Books Read in 2020

Books Read in 2019
Books Read in 2018

Books Read in 2017
Books Read in 2015
Books Read in 2014
Books Read in 2013

Books Read in 2012
Books Read in 2011
Books Read in 2010


Cast (updated 7/16)

Email
(you know how to fix it)
 


Some Background Links:
The Philosophy of Juice & Crackers
The story of Delicate Pooh
The story of the Piņata Group
Pumpkin pies
Who IS this Gilbert person anyway?
Sold!


mail to Walt / mail to Bev  s

BINGE=ING

20 July 2021

Ned and Marta got home from Tahoe very early, since Marta had a meeting she had to attend.  Reports are that they had a nice, relaxing weekend at the condo.  But most important was that since they recently bought a new computer, they were given a free 3 months of Apple plus and they had discovered Ted Lasso.

 I had seen mentions of the show on Facebook but since we don't get Apple plus, I hadn't paid much attention to it. 

There was only one season of Ted Lasso but it had won 12 Emmys and was scheduled for a second season.  Ned said he and Marta had watched all 10 episodes and he thought I might like it.

Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.  The owner of the team, who won ownership in a divorce, wants the team to lose because it will hurt her ex-husband.  But over the 10 episodes of Season 1, Ted manages to learn soccer and his character is so engaging that he turns around a lot of the attitudes of the players and management.

I knew when I watched the first episode that I would binge it.  It's only 30 minutes, so binge-ing is easy and I managed to watch it all by 9 p.m.

Best thing about falling in love with this show is that it was been renewed for a second season...which starts July 23, so we don't have any long wait to find out what happens next.

With our temporary period of Apple Plus, it meant that I could also watch Schmigadoon, which Jeri had recommended. 

A couple, Melissa and Josh, go on a backpacking trip in an attempt to patch up their failing relationship, only to find themselves still arguing. They then discover a magical town called Schmigadoon, and slowly realize that they cannot leave until they find true love. The title and concept is a parody of the 1947 musical Brigadoon.

I started watching it last night, but after a day of Ted Lasso I was very sleepy and couldn't get into it.  However, I will watch it today.  The overture alone is great, a salute to all of the famous Hollywood musicals.

It has Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenowith, both of whom I like.

It looks like it will be a lot of fun.

After dinner Ned was saying that they also watched some old Saturday Night Live episodes and they found the Anal Retentive Chef from 2013.  He knew I would like it because it would remind me of cooking with him.  He was so right.

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

 

The old days when we bought food in bulk!

 

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