You might look at the words, “Prostate Wine,” and think: “I’m pretty sure I don’t want to drink that.” Completely understandable! But be assured, dear reader: this is not some far more gross version of Swamp Butt, or even anything remotely distasteful. Actually, it’s a wonderful thing. A celebration. A bright, unexpected spark after a […]
I miss the mall. So much. Not our current mall, limping along with its few stores, just hanging on by a thread and devastated by yet another blow, aka global pandemic. No, I miss the mall from back in the day. I miss the mall packed with people, no stores boarded up, where if you […]
It’s a spit storm right now, people! We’re right in the thick of it, and several things can happen in these trying times: We can freak out. Well, I think the current national coronavirus toilet paper shortage is evidence that this has occurred. Good news: we’re a nation of wipers! So, there’s that. The […]
Every year around this time, two things happen to me: I start thinking about pancakes. And I really want to watch “The Quiet Man.” Why pancakes? For years, we belonged to a church in Maryland that had a pancake supper for Shrove Tuesday; it was great, and we always loaded up on pancakes, link sausage, […]
Hallmark Movies, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, you know I love you. I have watched just about every single movie you two channels have done. I’m a fan! However, some things have been on my mind. First, would it be the worst thing in the world to let your actors age gracefully? I’m so sad to see […]
I don’t want to cast shade, particularly about a Hallmark movie, particularly a Hallmark movie that has Robby Benson – the voice of the beloved Beast in Disney’s animated classic, “Beauty and the Beast,” and, of course, the star of movies from my youth, including “Ice Castles.” (Note I do not mention “Ode to Billie […]
My love for Hallmark movies and also Hallmark mysteries is deep and abiding. One of my favorite things to do is put my jammies on, get all fixed on the couch with at least one and maybe three dogs and, if I’m lucky, my husband and/or one of my kids, and watch a seasonally appropriate […]
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Bumble Creek Farm
A delightful true account, told with love and humor by award-winning writer Janet Farrar Worthington, of her young family's riotous adventures on their own "Green Acres," as two urban professionals "who had no idea whatsoever what we were doing" start a farm in beautiful Horse Oak, Virginia.
Janet has done it again in this charming book giving happy little snapshots of home and family, animals with attitude, life in a small town, and finding the funny when everything seems crazy.