Sybil + the Aristocratic Decision Making Regime (a GChat Diary) *SPOILER ALERT*
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Sybil + the Aristocratic Decision Making Regime (a GChat Diary) *SPOILER ALERT*

My mom and I discussed Downton Abbey and Sybil’s un(timely?) demise over GChat this morning, and this is what the women of my family had to say over the patriarchal folly of the Crawley/Granthams. RIP SYBIL. me:  hey mom  Lorie:  hi honey.  me:  how are youuu?  Lorie:  Ok.  paying bills. some overdue.  must do better . . .  me:  haha … Continue reading

Some Quick Thoughts re: Downton Abbey + Heavyhandedness
Television

Some Quick Thoughts re: Downton Abbey + Heavyhandedness

Thoroughly enjoyed tonight’s Downton Abbey series 3 premiere. Am SO GLAD they did not drag out the wedding and the will-it-happen-or-won’t-it any longer than they did (which was not much), and thought all the characters were in fine quippy yet heartfelt form. Downton’s always been a liiitle heavy on themey-ness, especially during WARTIME. And especially … Continue reading