I’m really enjoying the new PBS / Masterpiece reboot of All Creatures Great and Small. I can’t compare it to the original as I’ve yet to see that one. But it’s a beautiful escape into the Yorkshire countryside in the 1930s. Nothing, however, can beat the sun-kissed bliss of The Durrells in Corfu. This seriesContinue reading ““Light” Escapist TV”
Every year on Black Friday, I start getting really excited about Christmas, but I refuse to go to any big box stores to participate in the commercial extravaganza. Instead, in what seems to be becoming a “day after Thanksgiving” tradition for me and my girls, I stopped by one of my favorite secondhand stores, TheContinue reading “Christmas Record Collection”
If I’m writing about all the mid-60s music and bands that I love, I should probably start with the Zombies; after all, it was their song Brief Candles that inspired the title of my blog. However, I have a greater love for The Kinks, and, having just experienced listening to a fun Apple Music playlistContinue reading “The Kinks”
I am so excited to have begun reading one of the fun books I bought at Borderlands Books during my recent trip to San Francisco. I just finished the first story after reading the intro by EF Bleiler, both of which have made me feel like I got my $5.50’s worth – so far. I’m planning toContinue reading “Arthur Conan Doyle Supernatural Stories”
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Hi, I’m Lorie. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband (and working from home), but this blog is for my love of fun retro and modern stuff of all kinds, and sharing my favorites with you!
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