I’m trying something new today.  I’m not always inspired to write new content on the weekends, but I like the idea of trying to post every day.  So I’m toying with writing a weekly wrap up- citing the best and worst of things that I saw/read/listened/ate in the past week.  If I continue to do this, I promise I will learn how to include links.  I’m just not in a learning mood today.  I also don’t like summaries- I hate when they give too much of the plot away, so you just get my rating system- which is 0-5. I also don’t take pictures of my food- I eat it.  Maybe I’ll eventually post a picture of empty plate.

Best

  1. Pasquale Jones- dinner- Pork shank for 2.  Possibly the best pork dish I’ve ever had.  {4.5}
  2. Trivia Night at Gramercy Ale House- fun {3.5}
  3. “A Dolls House- Part 2”- live theater- Golden Theater- NYC-   Spectacular.  Acting first rate.  Play was brilliant.  {4.9}
  4. Cups and Cones ice cream.  Creamy, delicious, interesting flavors.  Loved the ginger. {4}
  5. Ilili Box- dinner/lunch- spiced chicken wrap (moist chicken, good wrap bread, spiced perfectly), Brussel sprouts (roasted, walnuts and grapes- and you even feel healthy) green lemonade  (yummy) {4.2}
  6. “Standard Deviation” by Katherine Heany. (fiction)  Book made me laugh out loud- and that doesn’t happen often. {4.5}

In the Middle

  1. Gallagher’s Steak House -restaurant- Staff wonderful.  Had 10 ounce filet from lunch special (which is great deal, and filet was excellent) But not all the steaks were as good- and while it is a nice place- you can do better for steak in NYC {3}

The Worst

  1. “The Sunshine Sisters” by Jane Green.  I used to love Jane Green, and looked forward to her books.  Now, I feel like she takes a weighty topic, but then surrounds it with schlock.  Writing more depressing than depressing premise.  {1.5}
  2. “Beatriz at Dinner” (movie)- Starts off with interesting premise.  Falls apart in the middle. {2.8}

 

This is a work in progress- sometimes I need to put something on the page and then work it out. I sometimes get stuck in my head and worry too much about the details. I hope to figure out a better way to present these ideas.

6 thoughts on “Sunday Wrap Up

  1. Was glad to discover your blog yesterday after finding you found mine. Today’s post helped me to add another book to my wishlist after checking out the synopsis on Amazon. I love book recommendations so I hope you keep this feature.

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    1. I’m definitely going to keep it, I just don’t know how I’m going to format it. I enjoy sharing my finds, but I’m not a good reviewer- I tend to override the same three descriptive words. Check out “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.” By Gail Honeyman. Also “the Children Act” by Ian McEwan (that’s a bit more thought provoking but really good- great book club choice)

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  2. I love this list–that little glimpse into your life. I don’t mind that there aren’t pics or that the reviews aren’t very long. I don’t know what it is, but there’s always something magical about a list. I look forward to reading more.

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  3. I really love this idea. I may borrow a form of it to use for my blog if that’s okay. I struggle with finding time to blog and finding ideas to blog (the two never happen at the same time) so if I have some sort of “template” for one day of the week maybe that would help….???

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