TWITL – week twenty-one – what makes you happy

What makes you happy? FAMILY – On Saturday I FaceTimed with my sister and nieces and it was WONDERFUL! My seven year old niece read me a story that she had handwritten and it was good! It had a beginning, a middle, and an end. She showed me a page and I was duly impressed…

Listworthy: Simon Kassianides (@simonkass / #SimonKassianides)

Name: Simon Kassianides DOB: 7 August 1979 Height: (taller than me!) Degree of separation: 2 (Tom Hardy=>Marina Sirtis=>me!) My list or yours: mine First sighting: probably Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. First meeting: Alas, has not yet happened Why oh why another Listworthy? You would think that having one “Beyond Listworthy” would mean he was the last….

TWITL – week seven 2017 – cyclical fangirl loving

This week marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Kevin Smith, the New Zealand actor who played Ares on Xena and Hercules and one of my ultimate fellas. It’s crazy to think that he’s been gone for fifteen years already and that I’m so much older than he was when he died. In my…

movie review – La La Land

Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling in La La Land How much do I LOVE this movie? I LOVE IT. LOVE LOVE LOVE! First let’s get this out of the way– I ADORE Ryan Gosling. I’ve adored him since I met him and I have followed his career since his Young Hercules days. I admit, I…

TWITL – week seventeen – #SullivanStapleton said my name!!!

sunshine bright above blue skies beckoning the eyes as the cool breeze blows So I start my birthday month? Oh, have Sullivan Stapleton say MY name during his friend’s livestream. Thank you Josh Cartu! I think Josh just likes saying my whole name. LOL! But seriously, I’m way too stoked that it happened. LOVE Sully’s…

It’s Been a Year… #TylerRich @TylerRichMusic

It’s been a year since I first met Tyler Rich and saw him perform live at Ace of Spades in Sacramento. He was the first act of three, the headliner being the 2015 ACM New Artist of the Year Cole Swindell. Even though I was miffed that Sam Hunt didn’t win the ACM New Artist…

The First Time I Heard #SamHunt @SamHuntMusic

13 February 2015 – the first time I heard Sam Hunt… I was in the car with the hubby and he had the country station on and Sam played. I didn’t know it was him. I was interested enough to Shazam the song (“Take Your Time”) and that weekend I spun his album countless times…