Happy Sunday

Happy Sunday, my Darlings!

How are you?  How has the week treated you?  Are you ready to share your good news & gratitudes with us today? img38

This week, I AM HAPPY that I’ve got ideas & am making progress on a situation (totally non-writing related, fyi) that’s been hanging over my head for a while now.  Just one of those things you have to take step by step, even if some of the steps are loose & cracked & threaten to trip you.   But it’s coming together (knock on wood!) & I’m beginning to be more excited than apprehensive over it now. img22

I AM HAPPY, too, that I’ve got some great people in my life. img19 I’m not even sure they realize how much I appreciate them, but I shall endeavor to tell them the next time I see them.  And I am just lucky that they have been there when I needed them, have been friendly & knowledgeable & willing to put up with me!  And trust me, I can be quite a hassle to put up with. img26

I AM HAPPY that I’ve discovered BBC America’s Sherlock.  Yes, I realize the series began in 2010, so I’m rather behind in jumping on the bandwagon.  But better late than never, right?  Ironically enough, I never really intended to start watching it.  I’m a huge fan of the Robert Downey, Jr. Sherlock Holmes movies & CBS’s Elementary, but for some reason I never seem to catch anything on BBC.  Then last weekend, I was flipping through the channel guide & just happened to notice that three episodes of Sherlock were going to be on BBCA in a row—& they were the very first three episodes.  So I thought, “Hmm.  Should I?”  I even posed the question on my Facebook & Twitter pages.  The answer from readers was a resounding YES!!!

Well, okay, then.  Maybe I should give it a try. img33  It took me a while to get around to actually watching any of it, but almost from the very beginning, I was riveted.  My first solid thought about the show was, “Oooh, Sherlock is a smart-ass.  I like him already.” img24 And the longer I watched, the more I liked it.  I love Watson!  I love Sherlock’s snark & the way his brain works.  And I love the mystery/crime drama aspects.  So yeah, it was definitely a good choice. img17

And finally, I AM HAPPY (I guess img35) that we had another free preview weekend of HBO & Cinemax last week!

I say “I guess” because I have almost no space left on my DVRs, yet I feel compelled to record movies I haven’t seen, so the “yay! free movies!” thing comes with a side order of eep! pressure & nervousness. img34

I’ve barely made a dent in the last batch of movies I recorded during a free preview weekend, but  that didn’t keep me from recording even more viewing material for my time on the Torture Cycle:  The Judge, The Other Woman, Ride Along, Gone Girl, Non-Stop, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Annabelle

Have you seen any of these?  What did you think?  I have to admit, as much as I want to see Annabelle, the idea of it sort of freaks me out.  I love horror, but possessed dolls scare the pee out of me.

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So how about you guys?  Let us know what kind of week you had & what you’re feeling thankful for at the moment.  I hope there’s lots, & I hope you’ll take the time to share! img32

Comments

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  1. Mary Kirkland says:

    I am happy that I’m not in as much pain and my arm seems to be healing a little now. I am happy that the day after I broke my arm, my brother was able to come and see me for a few days.

    • Heidi says:

      I am so happy to hear that, Mary! That had to be just awful…not just the pain (altho I’d have been a big baby about that), but losing the use of your arm & hand. I can’t even imagine. img34

      So happy your brother was able to visit, too. I hope he helped you out while he was there. img15

  2. Brooke C says:

    I’m happy that I recently got back from visiting my brother in sunny California. I had a wonderful trip and it was nice to spend some time with him. Although I’m now even less pleased than normal with all the rain we’ve been having lately. img31

  3. LeeAnn Pratt says:

    I had an amazing weekend just chilling with the hubster. Alone time, wash the van time, see a pine snake time, just sit time…all awesomeness!

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