Amazon Fire TV: Farewell Cable Bill, Hello Great Viewing

For years, I've obediently paid my cable TV bill. And then moved, paid for a new installation, and paid some more. And paid as the bill went up. And then moved, paid for a new installation and... well, you get the picture.  Of course, my cable frequently went down due to what the computerized robot that always answered the phone at the cable company called "an unavoidable widespread outage." So when I read about options that would allow me to say farewell to my cable bill and hello to expanded show coverage as well as movies, I was intrigued. I only have basic cable, which means I get five channels and pay a ridiculous $35 a month for that privilege.  I decided to try Amazon Fire TV. ...more
I'm totally with you on this one. I almost feel liberated not having cable and sticking it to ...more

Was I the Only One Who Liked the #HIMYM Ending?

If you haven’t seen the series finale of How I Met Your Mother, you should bookmark this page and not continue reading until after you have watched it. You have one more chance to click away, before the spoilers come! ...more
I loved it!  Second chances are powerful and being open to sharing yourself to more than one ...more

10 must see tv shows {bossy list}

My last "bossy list" was of my favorite movies. I use the term "bossy list" for any list that tells you that you "must" watch something or whatever. Hey lists - don't you tell me what to do! I'm an adult! ...more

#274 Present, Day 15 of 31

Still have a cold, so will be brief.I love watching medical dramas, but some of the "inexactness" drives me crazy.Like guts.Guts are long and round and tubular with mesentery hanging off of them.They are NOT little pink garden hoses just popping out of the stomach.Let's make them more lifelike shall we...?...more

Will ARROW Be Fall's TV Adventure to Watch?

[Click here to view original post.]Happy Friday, everyone!Caught within the chaos that is the end of the school year, I’m just stopping in with a short one today. My friend passed along a clip that kicked off a great second-to-last day of work, so I wanted to share it with you. It’s a preview for the CW’s new fall show, Arrow, and it looks rather intriguing!...more

Living the dream - in a dream

It was fifteen years ago, give or take. I was so excited when the envelope came. It didn’t look like I expected, it was very plain. I expected something regal, something bold, but it was neither. It was just a plain manila envelope with the word FBI embossed in the top left hand corner. ...more
 @HomeRearedChef  I can so picture you trapped in a cooking show... and that when the month was ...more

the republican candidates

Blog Directoryhow to escape politics..well i sure as heck know that sometimes i just feel like doing something else. people in Europe are so different and sometimes i'm like , “how come america’s not more like that?”down below i picked and chose. since america’s all up in the air right now with what it wants to be i started thinking of where people have it together. well maybe no one has it together. but we could spice things up some.....more

Ode to "Lost"

Once upon a time I was part of a huge fandom for a television show. I was a fan since the first episode and got heavily involved in the official fansite for the show. I eventually became a moderator for the site, became friends with producers and writers for the show, started an official fansite of my own for one of the producers, went to fan parties in Los Angeles, and even co-wrote a book about the fandom for that show....more

Open Letter to Showtime: Pay "Dexter" His Money!

This is an open letter to all the executives at Showtime who are currently negotiating a new contract with Michael C. Hall, who portrays the lead character in the series “Dexter.”According to media reports, Showtime is offering the actor 20 million dollars for another 24 episodes (series 7 and 8). The actor is asking for 24 million.Here’s my question: What’s wrong with you? Paying the man his money should be a no-brainer.Clearly, you need some help with basic math, so let me help you out:...more

GLEEK alert

My husband is a photographer and yesterday when I came home from work he had the studio all set up in our living room. He does it from time to time to shoot random stuff, sometimes me, usually not....more