Passing Fancies ~ April 2016

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Reading: Reaching the end of A Little Life. (Thanks to T. for lending me her copy!)

Video: Catching up on some movies we missed last year, like “Spotlight” and “The Big Short”

Audio: This week, Kirsty MacColl’s “Kite” over and over

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Passing Fancies: November 2015

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Reading: I’m revisiting The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at bedtime these days. It delights and amazes me just as much as when I was in first grade.

Video: I enjoyed “Home Fires” — I didn’t love it, but it’s good fun and I love the costumes. Now I want to wear floral dresses, cardigans, and sensible shoes. Oh, wait — I’m already doing that.

Audio: Echo & The Bunnymen’s Songs to Learn & Sing just turned thirty years old. Wow.

Art:Kongo: Power and Majesty” at the Met.

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Passing Fancies: October 2015

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My favorite month of the year!

Video: Mr. TC and I are glued to our weekly viewings of “Home Fires” and “Indian Summers” on PBS. Yes, we are old folks.

Audio: The Replacements (Tim is 30 years old?!)

Reading: 
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me, thanks to my friend C. who loaned me her copy

Art: “Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” at the Brooklyn Museum

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