Call the Midwife: A “Surprising” New Love

Generally speaking, I am not a fan of medical dramas.  I’m more of a crime series kinda girl.  So, Law and Order (SVU and CI) is definitely one of those shows I can watch for hours non-stop.  But, after Downton … Continue reading

Haberdashery, Etc: Thank You, “The Paradise,” for the Vocabulary Lessons

I recently started following the latest Masterpiece Classic series on PBS.  It is called “The Paradise” and it is based on Emile Zola’s novel, Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies’ Paradise).  They’re showing Season 1 right now, but our friends … Continue reading