Thursday, September 27, 2012

something pretty


We'd waited all spring and even all this long summer.  We meant to save it until we were desperate for some cheering up in the middle of our first Iowan winter.   Alas, we only made it three-quarters into a very sunny September.   My sweetheart and I gave in and finally started watching Downton Abbey.


It's perhaps sad but true what a happy difference it's made this last week - each day having the anticipation of watching another episode in the evening.   I can't say that it has even so much to do with the story - though it's growing on me - ...it's just so pretty.   With a cup of peppermint tea in hand,  I just sit back and enjoy forty minutes of beautiful decor, clothes and scenery.

It's a lovely way to end a long day. 


Have you seen it yet?  If by some extraordinary chance you have not heard of Downton Abbey yet or have put off watching it, I urge you not to deprive yourself any longer.   Though we didn't hold out as we'd planned, I'm thinking we can do reruns in February. ; )

love,

cailan


15 comments:

  1. I love this show! Why can't they make more shows like this?

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  2. (It's called Downton Abbey. No "w".) But yes, I'm obsessed with this show!! Enjoy watching. It just gets better and better!

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    1. oh, that silly autospell - thank you. :)

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  3. i seriously LOVE this show. we've only watched the first season, but are anxiously awaiting the next two!!

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  4. LOVE Downton Abbey! My friend actually knows a producer and got his hands on the first episode of the third season-we're watching it tonight! I'm so excited!

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  5. My husband and I adore the show. We rented it through Netflix and now can't wait until tne next season airs on PBS this winter. I love the acting, the storyline, the sets and the costumes. All around a winning show!
    Claudia

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  6. It's on my Christmas list (I know - I'm planning ahead). I can't wait to watch it. It looks like the perfect combination of eye candy and a great story.

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  7. sweet, Cailan! I know what you mean about having something new and exciting to anticipate in the evenings - I was just telling Jaimee that we should start up Little Dorrit again :-) We enjoyed both the first and second seasons... and look forward to the next one!

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  8. How funny... I love this series... but I'm with you... adore the setting, clothes.. decor!! Just beautiful....... did you see that Maggie Smith won an emmy for best supporting actress ??? So excited about the new season!!!!!

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  9. what a lovely way to spend the evening! we really should do something like this together sometime. :-) miss you!

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  10. You had me at peppermint tea. I've heard great things about the show but have yet to make the commitment. Maybe I'll go for it in the middle of our Hoosier winter.
    -Lara

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  11. Oh girl.... HUGE fan. Killing me that we can't get season 3 until January!!

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  12. OK, there must be something wrong with me, lol. I know so many people that have said they love this series, so last week I went on Netflix and started watching the first show of DA. I watched about 45 min. of it and couldn't get into it at all! :-(

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  13. Love this show enough that I actually paid for season two on iTunes. Have been watching season two a second time as I get my sister caught up so we can be prepared for season three when it starts. Love. Love. Love. Just found you blog via Pinterest and I am loving it!

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  14. Yay, Mike and I discovered Downton this summer. I watched the first season last month but I'm #50 on the library waiting list for season 2. Ahh, don't think I can wait that long! :) Hope things are going well in Iowa.

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