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Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#15022 May 31, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
Stephen King fans here? or Fresh Air?
Heard most of this the other day. And you can find an excerpt of King's new book "Joyland" that might be a "must-read". As good as "It" I hope!!
http://www.npr.org/2013/05/28/184827647/steph...
PBS Downton Abbey, Mr. Selfridge, Call The Midwife... anyone?
I have been a fan of SK from the get-go.
This sounds good!!!
For awhile, after his near death accident, his writing suffered.
(jmo)

I'm reading Under the Dome, before watching it on tv.

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Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#15026 May 31, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/maine-teens-wary-social...

Pretty sad, hu?
A guy pretending to be of her age group, just
from a different school.
Fake FB, lured and murdered.
Just goes to show, not everyone who participates
on a social network is doing so just to past the
time or chat.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15030 May 31, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
Stephen King fans here? or Fresh Air?
Heard most of this the other day. And you can find an excerpt of King's new book "Joyland" that might be a "must-read". As good as "It" I hope!!
http://www.npr.org/2013/05/28/184827647/steph...
PBS Downton Abbey, Mr. Selfridge, Call The Midwife... anyone?
Hi Deer Whisperer!
I adore King. Even "Carrie," which he has stated actually embarrasses him, to this day. Thanks for posting about his newest book.
I think my favorite will always be "The Shining."

morning BRG'ers!

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15033 May 31, 2013
rubygoober wrote:
<quoted text>
I have been a fan of SK from the get-go.
This sounds good!!!
For awhile, after his near death accident, his writing suffered.
(jmo)
I'm reading Under the Dome, before watching it on tv.
I agree with you Ruby. He's just been plodding along since that accident, but he still has me hooked.
The Dome is difficult to get through, but worth it. If anything just for the character development - that councilmen? lol! Or, I think in the east they're referred to as "select" men. Anyway, he did a really good job in this book.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15034 May 31, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
Thanks for posting that! You make this much easier!
Now find the "Brigadoon" one. Thanks in advance!
Good morning Ferrerman!

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15036 May 31, 2013
Maverick 808 wrote:
*tap foot*
Now where did my patient go?
I'm right here, Maverick! What do you have in mind today? lol...love your avi.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15038 May 31, 2013
"Share yourself with someone who has earned the right to hear your story."

Brene Brown

*thought we could get back to posting favorite quotes*

“Resist Persist Exist”

Level 6

Since: Sep 12

La Palma, CA

#15041 May 31, 2013
Barbi A wrote:
"Share yourself with someone who has earned the right to hear your story."
Brene Brown
*thought we could get back to posting favorite quotes*
I love that series by Brene Brown

Hi Barbi

“Resist Persist Exist”

Level 6

Since: Sep 12

La Palma, CA

#15042 May 31, 2013
Oh my! I've graduated to a lovely tangerine frame

“Resist Persist Exist”

Level 6

Since: Sep 12

La Palma, CA

#15043 May 31, 2013
From the audio visual files of Rose of Tralee, I bring you the latest internet sensation

Joanna Rohrback

"Prancercise"

every "bodies" doing it!



I'm speechless

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15044 May 31, 2013
Rose of Tralee wrote:
From the audio visual files of Rose of Tralee, I bring you the latest internet sensation
Joanna Rohrback
"Prancercise"
every "bodies" doing it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =o-50GjySwewXX
I'm speechless
Hi Rose!
She reminds me of Jane Fonda's "New" workout tape from 1985. It's doable, and it works. I stand by that today. A combo of aerobic dance and weight lifting where you keep your body sculpted but there is no muscle.
I would not recommend Jane's original workout. It's too hard and it's not fun.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15045 May 31, 2013
Rose of Tralee wrote:
Oh my! I've graduated to a lovely tangerine frame
It clashes a little with your pic, but don't complain. I'm still green! I really miss the lavender. Never could wear green. lol

“Got'em figured out?”

Since: Nov 09

Think again

#15046 May 31, 2013
rubygoober wrote:
<quoted text>
Call the Midwife!!!
I was disappointed it wasn't on this past Sunday.
Such an interesting subject and time period in history.
I'm hooked!
Hi Ruby. Yep, the Memorial Day Concert trumped Sunday night. Not relishing to be the bearer of bad news, but the prior Sunday night seemed to be the series (not just the season) finale.

I do hope I'm wrong.

“Got'em figured out?”

Since: Nov 09

Think again

#15049 May 31, 2013
Barbi A wrote:
<quoted text>Hi Deer Whisperer!
I adore King. Even "Carrie," which he has stated actually embarrasses him, to this day. Thanks for posting about his newest book.
I think my favorite will always be "The Shining."
morning BRG'ers!
Hi Barbie. I have not immersed myself in the whole gamut of King's work. Only have watched "It" the excellent made-for-TV mini-series, "The Shining" with Nicholson, Duval, Feldman, and "Carrie"; and, just the books for "It" and "The Shining".

“That's all folks...”

Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#15050 May 31, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
<quoted text>
Hi Ruby. Yep, the Memorial Day Concert trumped Sunday night. Not relishing to be the bearer of bad news, but the prior Sunday night seemed to be the series (not just the season) finale.
I do hope I'm wrong.
Just my luck, I find something worth watching with a serious
theme and time in history for it to become:
POOF~~now you see it, now you don't...
It's just not fair!

“That's all folks...”

Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#15051 May 31, 2013
Barbi A wrote:
<quoted text>I agree with you Ruby. He's just been plodding along since that accident, but he still has me hooked.
The Dome is difficult to get through, but worth it. If anything just for the character development - that councilmen? lol! Or, I think in the east they're referred to as "select" men. Anyway, he did a really good job in this book.
I always thought it might have been the narcotics he was given
after the accident.
As badly as he was injured there was no way around it, they had
to be given.

I don't know if he stopped drinking, at one time he made no bones
about it, he loved his beer, especially when writing.

A relative of mine saw him and his wife leaving a liquor store
on Anna Maria Island one time and didn't even realize it was him
until the clerk told her.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15052 May 31, 2013
rubygoober wrote:
<quoted text>
I always thought it might have been the narcotics he was given
after the accident.
As badly as he was injured there was no way around it, they had
to be given.
I don't know if he stopped drinking, at one time he made no bones
about it, he loved his beer, especially when writing.
A relative of mine saw him and his wife leaving a liquor store
on Anna Maria Island one time and didn't even realize it was him
until the clerk told her.
I'd love to see him!
Has he done a biography? Now, that would be interesting. I do know he had a problem with alcohol and he writes an awful lot about writers who are dealing with the same thing.
I also think it's great his marriage stayed intact throughout such a career. If you're interested, his non-fiction book, "On Writing," gives the reader a chance to get inside his head, a little. He seems rather ordinary, for a man with an extraordinary mind.
It's so hard to name just one standout novel but easier to remember his bad ones. Did you read "Insomnia?" that's probably the first time I've come close to not finishing. Just awful. It was too bizarre.
I do love his short stories, and I re-read them. "Gingerbread Girl" always comes to mind as one of my favorites. It's more of a novella than a short story. It's not really a horror story but it's very good, and in the genre I think he always wanted to break into, but never really could.
I think I like "Gingerbread Girl" because I can relate to this woman. He does a much better job developing his female characters than he did in the old days, and this is a great example.

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15053 May 31, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
<quoted text>
Hi Barbie. I have not immersed myself in the whole gamut of King's work. Only have watched "It" the excellent made-for-TV mini-series, "The Shining" with Nicholson, Duval, Feldman, and "Carrie"; and, just the books for "It" and "The Shining".
I liked "It," too, but not the movie as much as the novel.
If you like his writing style, stick with his earlier novels and his short stories.
"1409" is a movie that is a must see if you like really, really scary movies. It's based on one of his short stories.
"Nightmares and Dreamscapes" is a fantastic collection of stories.
A lot of folks praise "The Stand" as one of his greats, but I don't agree. The story is good, but it's too long and his characters are stupid and shallow, except the evil one, of course! lol

“Grrrrr”

Level 8

Since: Jan 12

Barbi and Baron

#15054 May 31, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>Or perhaps I could say to you, "Good Afternoon, Barbi!"?
And is it now, "Good Evening," my dear Ferrerman?

“That's all folks...”

Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#15055 May 31, 2013
Barbi~~
I didn't care for Insomnia, either.
But my least favorite was, Cell.

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