Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Happiness Is...

Yesssssssssss!

I am now the proud owner of Ken Burns' phenomenal documentary, The War. I am so excited I literally feel like running down the hallway and yelling for joy, a fact which my co-workers undoubtedly would not appreciate.

Suffice to say, I love Amazon.com (because that was the only way I was able to afford it), I love the Internet (because it gave us Amazon.com!) and I absolutely love the fact that I can watch this amazingt series to my heart's content. I cannot wait to have this in my hot little hands.

Okay. Gushing over.

Back to work!

9 comments:

  1. You are a very odd woman. Christian Bale isn't even in that one.

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  2. Rene, you are right. She is an odd woman... ;-) Good thing we like her!

    Yes, Amazon and shopping on the internet is like the biggest deal to me! I can shop from the comfort of my desk chair. What's not to love??

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  3. Ooooh, you two are both very lucky I wasn't drinking anything when I read this, otherwise my keyboard would be ruined! Hahahaha...

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  4. Aren't documentaries great? I love watching them too :)

    Not that "Rome" doesn't have its advantages - James Purefoy, anyone?, but sometimes just the facts are what I'm in the mood for.

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  5. I've got this series and had to stop watching and take a break after a few episodes -- it's not the happiest story, obviously! But this is a good reminder to me that I want to get back to it.

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  6. I've got to agree with you on the documentaries thing, Tess. There are some great ones out there!

    Lisa, I will undoubtedly watch these over the course of the next few months instead of all at once simply because I don't think I could sit in front of the t.v. for that many nights in a row!

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  7. Hi, Melissa,
    Cool site you have here.
    I just happened upon it. I set my last novel (hopefully to be published at some point) in Vietnam during the war, so I'm right there with you. I found the research fascinating. Not sure i'd want to immerse myself in it for an eternity however, but I sure learned a lot.
    Enjoy watching your new purchase, I'm sure you will!

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  8. James Purefoy? When Kevin McKidd is on the screen? (moment of silent mental appreciation...)

    I'm sorry, what were we talking about?

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  9. Hi Catherine! Thanks for dropping by! Research is one of my loves - but it gets to the point where I have so much I want to research that I can't do it all. That's a bit frustrating! :-)

    Oooh, Christine...James Purefoy. I am RIGHT THERE with ya. He was in that one movie...I think it was called Jilting Joe or something like that. He looked absolutely divine.

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