All the excitement that has been building came to fruition in episode 8. Spoilers Ahead – if you haven’t watched it yet, stop now! We discussed over the course of a few days since we watched at different times. Monday: Kristen: Wow. Just watched episode 8. We made up for all the slow episodes with … More Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 8: A House of Ill Repute!
With the Oscars this weekend, we wanted to share our discussion on The Martian, which has been nominated for several categories including Best Picture and Actor in a Lead Role (Matt Damon). The Martian is the fictional story of NASA astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon), who is left behind on planet Mars by his crew members who … More The Martian: Or, How Matt Damon Was Stranded on a Foreign Planet, YET Again.
The Hubby and I are both engineers, so we love technology, gadgets, and all things geek. When it comes to keeping myself up to date with the newest technology news, there are a couple of sites that I look to more than others. The first site is Engadget, which provides everything from technical reviews to … More Kristen’s Favorite Tech Links
Candace: The Dowager Countess! Kristen: Yeah! (Picking up from our previous review, the answer to what do we call Violet?) Candace: Just watched episode 7. Kristen: I watched it yesterday. So episode 7 was awful with the crash. Even though there was a lot of foreshadowing with Mary being anxious, I was not expecting that. … More Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 7: Save Thomas! Barrow for Butler!
I am a HUGE fan of library services in the 21st century. One of my favorite digital library resources is hoopla. Hoopla is a free service that allows you to electronically borrow movies, music, audio books, e-books, and comics. Your borrowed content can then be accessed through hoopla on a web browser, phone, or tablet. … More What’s All the hoopla?
Since we were way behind on Downton Abbey, we had a watching marathon this weekend and discussed episodes 4, 5, & 6. This was actually more satisfying since it seems to be moving at a slow pace; it’s hard to believe there are only a few episodes left! Candace: Edith can drive a car? Kristen: … More Downton Abbey Season 6: Episodes 4, 5, & 6. Zombies and Tying Up Strings
image property of publisher Broadway Books I was introduced to author Gillian Flynn in 2014 when the blockbuster film adaptation of her novel Gone Girl was all the rage. I heard enough about the movie to know that this was one situation where I needed to read the book before I watched the movie, and boy, was … More Flynn Where It All Began – Sharp Objects
Hello folks! I originally purchased the Apple Watch last year, 38mm silver aluminum case with blue sport band. Now, ten months later, I thought would be a good time to let you know how it’s lived up to my expectations. The premise was that I would be home with twins on maternity leave and would … More Apple Watch – 10 months later and still loving it!
Kristen: Have you read any of the Sebastián de Covarrubias translated dictionary? I’ve only read excerpts, but it is so intriguing, I would love to read the whole thing. I’m just not sure how to find it & thought you might know. Candace: Okay, what is the translated dictionary??? Sorry, I didn’t realize I got … More Spanish Mystery