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Dave and I are watching the third season of the television series Ted Lasso. Ted is an American college football coach from Kansas who moves to London when he is hired to coach a professional English soccer team.

In the episode Dave and I watched last night the team is in Amsterdam for an exhibition game.

While on a walk after the game the team’s owner Rebecca accidentally falls into a canal and is rescued by a Dutch man who takes her to his houseboat to dry off and warm up.

Rebecca played by actress Hannah Waddingham spends a gezellig evening with a Dutch man played by actor Matteo van der Grijn

Her new friend makes dinner for Rebecca and introduces her to the Dutch word gezellig. He uses it several times during their evening together. He explains that the word can’t be translated into English but means something like cosy.

I found that intriguing and so this morning I looked up gezellig and discovered it is indeed a very special word in Holland. Some people say it is at the very heart of Dutch culture.

My friend Esther and I try on cosy scarves our friend Debbie just gave us for Christmas at one of our regular friend luncheons. How gezellig.

According to Wikipedia, it does mean cosy but also, quaint, or nice. It can describe time spent with a loved one, seeing a friend after a long time or just being together with family.

I can think of lots of times I’ve felt gezellig.

Last Thursday morning a new granddaughter named Hattie Lou was added to our family and getting to hold her in the hospital that evening was definitely gezellig.

Being together with my three marvellous sisters-in-law at a wedding earlier this month was gezellig.

Chilling out at a cosy Winnipeg coffeeshop can be gezellig.

A gezellig dinner with my sister during our bicycle trip together in Croatia.

This was definitely a gezellig moment in a waterfall in Costa Rica.

Getting to know these two lively women and eating excellent food and sharing great wine and conversation with them in Stellenbosch South Africa was a terrific gezellig experience I had in February.

Me reading a book in 1963

Curling up with a good book gives me the most gezellig feeling ever.

Being with my Mom always felt gezellig- safe and warm and just right

You can find so many different synonyms for gezellig online-homey, friendly, snuggly, fun, comfortable or enjoyable.

But most people who try to define it in English says that is impossible to do because no word in our language can really describe gezellig and that’s because it’s a feeling and not just a word.

When do you feel gezellig?

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Lost and Found Thanks to Social Media

The Toronto Star ran this incredible story yesterday about a heavy equipment operator from Alberta named Keith Bratt who was swimming with sea turtles in Mexico on May 1 when he spotted a gold ring in the ocean. Retrieving the ring he saw it had a man’s name and the date April 24th, 2023 on it.

Wedding rings of the Italian couple

Keith put a photo of the ring on social media, where it was shared 20,000 times and was seen by a woman from Cassano, Italy visiting her relatives in Quebec.

The ring belonged to her new husband and he had lost it when they were snorkelling on their honeymoon in Mexico! The newlyweds were overjoyed the ring had been found.

Dave and I are just behind the bride and groom at the Minneapolis wedding

Something similar once happened to me. I left a camera in a hotel room after we had been in Minneapolis for a wedding. A cleaning woman at the hotel was told by her boss she could take it home.

The wedding program that helped me get my camera back

Almost a year later the cleaning woman’s son Dan was going on a trip and she offered the camera to him to take pictures on his holiday. Dan looked at the photos on the camera which included a snapshot of the Minnesota wedding program with the bride and groom’s names on it.

Dan felt strongly that he should try to return the camera to its rightful owners.

He found the bride on social media, contacted her and she sent a message to all her wedding guests. Had anyone lost a camera?

My camera that was lost and found

When I told her I had, she gave me Dan’s contact information and he sent my camera back to me.

Sometimes social media and the internet can be used for good purposes, like returning things that are lost.

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Do You Ever Read the Newspaper?

Do you ever read the newspaper?”

This week I asked several different groups of teenagers that question as I led them on tours of the Winnipeg Free Press Headlines exhibit at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

None of them read the newspaper. I asked if their parents had a newspaper delivered to their home. Only a few of them did. I wasn’t really surprised because about 75% of people read newspapers online now so few homes have newspapers around for kids to see or pick up and look at or read.

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I asked the teens how they found out what was going on in the world. How did they learn about the news? Did they watch the news on television? No. The majority said they found out about the news from their parents.

I suggested that maybe they might want to start reading or watching the news for themselves.

Did they ever consider that their own opinions about the news might be different than those of their parents?

That seemed a novel idea to them.

When I was growing up we had the daily paper delivered to our house and the local weekly paper too. Newspapers were always around in our home for us kids to browse the headlines, flip through to the pages to find the comics, and as we got older read stories that looked interesting.

The same thing was true for our sons. We got the daily paper when they were growing up.

In the past people used to listen to the news on the radio in the car but now often each family member has their own device for listening to music or podcasts on car trips.

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How do people get their news? Do they care about it? A goodly number of the teens on my tours said they weren’t really that interested in the news.

This lack of interest in the news perhaps explains the record-low voter turnout in recent elections. How can we get people to read the news and care about the news and have opinions about the news?

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My Home Town Front and Centre- Thanks CBC

The CBC crew in Steinbach- photo from Nadia Kidwai’s Twitter page

I’ve loved all the interesting stories about Steinbach reported by the CBC journalists who set up a studio at the Clearspring Centre this past month. I’ve learned so many new things about my hometown.  

Muslim prayers in Steinbach- photo by Ian Froese/CBC

When I was growing up in Steinbach I often heard people say we had ‘a church on every corner.’ So, I was interested to hear that another faith community has been added to the large number already meeting in the city.

Steinbach’s growing Muslim population is renting space in the Pat Porter Active Living Centre for prayers and gatherings. Up to 60 people have attended.  They hope to have a mosque of their own one day. 

Fans cheering at a basketball game in Steinbach- photo by Ian Froese -CBC

I loved the story about the Filipino basketball league in Steinbach which has more than twenty teams. Recently they decided to open their league to non-Filipino teams as well. They draw crowds for tournaments and provide a way for high school players from the area to continue enjoying the game once they graduate without having to drive to Winnipeg to compete. 

My husband Dave to the far left in the second row played on a series of men’s basketball teams in the Steinbach area for about twenty years.

Commuting to play basketball was something my husband did for decades when we lived in Steinbach. He and a group of fellow players drove to Winnipeg every week during the 1980s and 1990s to play basketball in a league there. If they lived in Steinbach now that wouldn’t be necessary, thanks to the city’s growing Filipino community and their love of the sport of basketball. 

Grace Mennonite Church Steinbach which is where I went to church as a child – the building has since been demolished

I was delighted to see that stories about the charitable spirit of Steinbach people featured four women who at one time were part of the congregation at Grace Mennonite Church, which was my faith community during the nearly forty years I lived in Steinbach. 

Madeleine Thiessen – photo by Ian Froese CBC

Madeleine Thiessen is a client advocate at Steinbach Community Outreach which helps homeless people transition into housing by providing them with all kinds of support.  Run by a board of local people, plans are in the works for the organization to construct a twenty-four-unit housing complex for low-income families. 

Lindsay Banman and Simone Penner at the Family Resource Centre which receives money from the Chrysalis Fund photo by Travis Golby/CBC

During their CBC interview, Simone Penner and Lindsay Banman represented the board of The Chrysalis Fund an endowment that provides an opportunity for women in the community to pool their money in order to give grants to charitable programs benefiting children, youth, and families. 

Since 2009 the generosity of the women who are a part of the fund has benefitted pre-schools, women’s shelters, a family resource centre, a creative arts group for children and many other local initiatives.  Simone Penner said it was a way for women to pull their purse strings and heartstrings together.

Photo of Joy Neufeld from Marjorie Dowhos’ Twitter page

Joy Neufeld heads up Soup’s On an organization based at Grace Mennonite Church that provides meals and school lunches to those in the community who need that kind of support.

In her CBC interview, Joy said the program is the busiest it’s ever been but she never has to worry about enough money to buy supplies or whether she will have the forty-five to fifty volunteers she needs each week to run the program because as she put it the community has simply ‘wrapped its arms’ around Soup’s On.

Neville Hamilton- photo from Ian Froese’s Twitter feed

When I was growing up in Steinbach the only kind of ethnic food available in restaurants was the Chinese food offered at Jimmy’s Grill. Now Steinbach has restaurants serving food from many different countries including a Caribbean cafe.

I heard all about it in the CBC interview with Neville Hamilton, who owns the Di Reggae Grill. I also learned that Steinbach hosts a Caribbean, Reggae, Afro and Latin American music festival.  

It was terrific to listen to all these remarkable stories about my hometown broadcast for the CBC audience. I appreciate how their media coverage helps bring our nation together by showcasing all the great things going on in communities across the country- communities like Steinbach. 

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Storied Land-Metis, Indigenous People and Mennonites

Miriam Rudolph has created a series of prints to tell a story of the Metis and Indigenous people of Manitoba and how it intersects with the story of her Mennonite ancestors. Miriam has called it Storied Land: Repmapping Winnipeg. It is part of the Headlines: The Art of the Newscycle exhibit currently on view at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Each print is accompanied by a collection of articles from local news sources including the Winnipeg Free Press which describe the subject of the print.

Miriam went to the Winnipeg archives to read old Winnipeg Free Press newspapers to find stories about Indigenous people. In older editions of the paper, which she photographed she found little mention of the Metis or First Nation People of the province.

Now there are many more stories about Indigenous people in the newspaper and the Free Press has Indigenous writers and columnists. Miriam illustrates this by having the Indigenous people with their ribbon skirts and drums appear prominently in this print.

Here Miriam shows the East and West Reserves in red ink- land near Steinbach and Winkler that was given to new Mennonite immigrants to Manitoba. But this was land that Metis families also claimed as their own.

The Metis were petitioning to have official rights to the land but the rights of the Mennonite immigrants were rewarded instead. See how the Mennonites are front and centre and the Metis family at the top is smaller and in the distance?

In 1881 a railroad was built right through Winnipeg. North of the tracks smaller cheaper houses were built for new immigrants coming to Canada from other countries and later for Indigenous families coming to Winnipeg from off their reserves.

Bigger fancier houses were built on the south side of the tracks for wealthier families. The railroad tracks continue to divide Winnipeg but some recent articles in the Winnipeg Free Press suggest that moving the rail tracks might be good for the city.

This is Miriam’s print of Rooster Town. It was a settlement of some sixty Metis families that was located where the Grant Park Shopping Mall is now situated. The people who lived there had jobs and were contributing citizens of the city but were treated very rudely and unkindly by other Winnipeg people. Their community came to be known as Rooster Town.

In 1959 the people who lived there were forced out of their homes. You can see the roosters, the Metis family and the small homes in Rooster Town compared to the larger homes of other Winnipeg residents.

Mennonite Settlement in the North Kildonan area of Winnipeg began in 1928 when a new wave of Mennonites immigrated to Canada from Ukraine. Some 20,000 arrived. Palliser Furniture is an example of a business that began in North Kildonan where one of the small houses became a woodworking shop.

The land was gardening land and was valuable because properly cultivated it could provide a good supply of food to the city. It was offered to the Mennonites. People built homes and raised chickens. This print provides a contrast between the Mennonite settlement in North Kildonan to Rooster Town where people couldn’t purchase land or homes and where amenities like electricity and water weren’t provided.

In this print, we see the powerful politicians who decided a hundred years ago that an aqueduct should be built to bring water from Shoal Lake to Winnipeg. Aninishanabe people were living on a peninsula on Shoal Lake but in order to make the water flow properly to the city the peninsula was turned into an island making it difficult for the Indigenous people to get supplies.

In June 2019, an all-weather road was finally built to connect Shoal Lake to the Trans Canada Highway. Miriam shows the aqueduct in red. The road is called Freedom Road. You can see the Shoal Lake families in the bottom left-hand corner. Some Mennonite churches were vocal politically in advocating for the building of the road.

Miriam is heartened about the future of positive Indigenous-settler relations by the possibilities offered by the Naawi-Oodena land grant which makes the former Kapyong Barracks located in the Tuxedo and River Heights area of Winnipeg a large urban First Nation reserve.

The plan is to develop it into a community with homes, businesses, sports facilities, and schools. In her print, the Indigenous people are front and centre and the settler people are off to the side.

Photo of Miriam Rudolph from the Winnipeg Art Gallery website

If you want to know more I suggest you watch the video of a lecture artist Miriam Rudolph gave at the Winnipeg Art Gallery about these prints. She links each one with many Winnipeg Free Press articles and pieces from other media sources including Mennonite ones that provide added insight into each of her prints. She explains them in much more detail than I have and it is just fascinating.

I am giving a tour at the art gallery this morning which will include these prints of Miriam Rudolph’s and writing this piece last night was a way for me to prepare. I hope you will enjoy learning about them too.

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Winnipeg History in Iconic Photos

A new Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit called Headlines celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Winnipeg Free Press.

One of the interesting pieces in the exhibit is a collage featuring photos from the newspaper over the years. It is fun to examine them and try to figure out what news story each photo represents.

Can you find Dale Hawerchuk signing with the Winnipeg Jets in 1981, images of the 1997 flood, protesters overturning a street car during the strike of 1919, the building of the Manitoba Legislature that began in 1917 and Elijah Harper rejecting the Meech Lake Accord in 1987?

What about swimmers at the Pan Am Pool in 1967 during the Pan Am Games, a pair of Siberian Tigers welcomed to the zoo in 1961 and a photo of author A.A. Milne meeting the bear who inspired his Winnie the Pooh book?

See the huge crowds in 1923 lining the streets to get a glimpse of the magician Harry Houdini? Of course, there’s the iconic Salisbury House which opened its doors in 1931, the Witches Hut at Kildonan Park built in 1970, and IF day a reenactment of a possible Nazi takeover of Winnipeg staged in 1942.

Check out the old Winnipeg City Hall demolished in the 1960s, the return of the Winnipeg Jets in 2011, the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral built in 1952, the Gimli Glider emergency landing in 1983 and a light artwork called Bokeh installed in Kildonan Park in 2019.

Recognize the performer Spoon Man at the Winnipeg Folk Fest, Burton Cummings in his grade 11 St. John’s Highschool picture or the Arlington Bridge?

Did you know Carmichael and Clementine were the first polar bears at the zoo brought there in 1939 and 1940 respectively or that the Golden Boy was placed atop the Manitoba Legislature in 1919?

This section features some iconic Winnipeg food, a fat boy with chilli fries, Alycia’s Ukrainian Restaurant and Manitoba Imperial Cookies from Goodies Bakeshop. The blizzards of 1966 and 1997 are shown along with photos reminding us of the Folk Fest, Festival du Voyageur, the flight of the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds over Winnipeg in 2020 and the Santa Claus Parade.

The man hanging onto the parking meter or is it a fence pole looking like he’ll be blown away by the wind is legendary Winnipeg Free Press photographer Jack Ablett. Is that his camera in his hand?

The Headlines Exhibition is at the Winnipeg Art Gallery till the end of May. You don’t want to miss it!

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I am glad I saw the television series Unorthodox before I read the book of the same name that inspired it- the memoir of Deborah Feldman. In the filmed version Deborah’s role is played by a very talented actress Shira Haas and her name is not Deborah but Esty.

The series and book are about an orthodox Jewish woman living in New York who leaves her strict Hasidic community in order to start a new life for herself.

The television series begins in a dramatic fashion as Esty is planning her daring escape. The viewer’s interest is engaged almost immediately.

By contrast I found the book’s opening chapters somewhat slow as Feldman gives a long first person narration of her life as a child. She has been raised by her grandparents.

In the book Deborah has a child of her own when she leaves the community. In the film version Esty is pregnant.

I will be honest and say that while I greatly admire Deborah Feldman for what she did in seeking a new life where she would no longer live with the oppression of her misogynist religious community I felt more empathy and connection with Esty the character in the movie.

I also liked the way the film version portrayed the other characters in a more balanced way so we could see their positive traits and their struggles and understand why they acted as they did. In the movie version there weren’t strict ‘good guys’ and ‘bad guys’ the way there seemed to be in the book.

Perhaps I was also influenced by the fact that after I read Unorthodox I found many criticisms of the book online written by people who knew Deborah Feldman and her family and say she distorted and embellished and some cases outright lied about her past experiences.

In the film version one does not need to worry about authenticity because it is first and foremost a dramatic story. As the advertising for the television series makes clear it is only loosely based on Deborah Feldman’s book.

I would highly recommend the television series Unorthodox. If you have to choose to either watch it or read the book I’d definitely watch the series.

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An Extraordinary Netflix Series

I have become utterly charmed by Woo Young-Woo (Park Eun-Bin) the main character in the Korean Netflix drama The Extraordinary Attorney Woo.

The story begins as Woo Young-Woo graduates at the top of her class from law school at Seoul National University and lands her first job with a prestigious firm of attorneys. Woo Young-Woo has autism and has been raised by her Dad, a single parent. The drama in her family background is revealed bit by bit and is portrayed in a realistic but heartbreaking way.

In each episode of the show Woo Young-Woo takes on a different legal case and as she deals with her varied clients we learn more about Woo Young-Woo herself and come to increasingly admire her and understand her.

She defends a man fighting with his siblings over their inheritance, an elderly woman accused of abusing her husband who has dementia, a North Korean defector who has been separated from her child, a village protesting the construction of a super-highway through their ancient and tight-knit community and a non-verbal severely autistic man accused of murdering his brother.

I like the way each case is substantive and makes us ask moral and ethical questions and also introduces us to modern day life in Korea.

Woo Young-Woo has a devoted best friend, a photographic memory, loves Kimbap- a kind of Korean version of sushi, and is in love with sea mammals… especially whales.

The series is in Korean with English subtitles

The show does not minimize the challenges Woo Young-Woo faces in the workplace as she tackles the prejudices and assumptions of her colleagues but she perseveres to earn respect and develop important relationships.

I agree with one reviewer who said said she tends to feel a level of trepidation when she knows a series has a neurodivergent protagonist because they can so easily become caricatures. Not Attorney Woo who is portrayed empathetically and sensitively her character unfolding in such a lovely way as we view each episode.

For many weeks The Extraordinary Attorney Woo has been the most watched non-English series on Netflix

I have not binge -watched the show but rather rationed out my viewings so I can throughly enjoy and appreciate each episode and think about it afterwards. Initially the episodes were released one week at a time and now I’ve caught up, so I will have to wait a week for each of the last three.

If you are looking for something a little different than your usual Netflix fare I’d suggest giving The Extraordinary Attorney Woo a try. I think it will be hard for you not to be charmed by Woo Young-Woo. I certainly have been.

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Instagram Retrospective

I have had an Instagram account for almost six years now and although I post there less frequently than I do on other social media platforms looking back at the photos on my page does provide an overview of the kinds of things I write about on this blog.

My very first Instagram photo was one of me celebrating my birthday with a dear group of friends dubbed the T-4s.

Other photos of them appear frequently on my Instagram feed including the most recent one I posted just this week.

I have featured plenty of photos of my family. The very first family photo on my Instagram page is this one taken with my Aunt Mary when I visited her in her home in Kansas.

And the most recent one is this photo of my great grandparents Paul D. Peters and Helena Rempel.

There are lots of photos of our travels. The oldest one was taken on a glacier hike with my sister and brother-in-law in Iceland.

More recent ones catalogue the trip we took to British Columbia last fall. The latest is this photo of me with a statue of the great Canadian artist Emily Carr a reminder of the Emily Carr pilgrimage that was part of my visit to Victoria.

My Instagram page includes many photos of works featured at the Winnipeg Art Gallery where I work. The earliest one is a photo of Hannah Claus’ mobile installation Cloudscape with works by Wanda Koop in the background.

The most recent one shows me and Goota Ashoona’s gorgeous sculpture The Gift which sits in front of the new addition to the Winnipeg Art Gallery called Qaumajuq.

There are lots of photos of the progress of my novel being published. The first shows me signing my book contract.

The last was a poster for the announcement my book had been nominated for an award.

I notice a food and drink theme running through the photos. The first shows me ready to bite into a sandwich at a famous deli called Caplansky’s in Toronto.

In the most recent one, I am ready to imbibe a birthday Ceasar in Victoria.

Finally, there are lots of photos with my husband of nearly 49 years Dave. The first one is a goofy selfie taken at The Forks on Canada Day.

The last taken by our friend Bill shows us crocus hunting in the Sandilands this spring.

I often forget to post what I’ve written about in this blog on Instagram but the times I have remembered provide a pretty good retrospective of the last six years.

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The Gift Was a Gift

The Best of Birthdays

Glacier Hike

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Viewing on My Own

My husband Dave and I watch a few television series and movies together but we have very different tastes so more often than not we are watching our own things independently.

A few recent solo views I’ve enjoyed are………….

The Lincoln Lawyer

Lawyer Mickey Haller is played by Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and his chauffer Izzy Letts is played by Jazz Racole- photo from Netflix by Lara Solanki

There have been a book and a movie called The Lincoln Lawyer but this is a series with ten episodes. It’s about a lawyer named Mickey Haller who likes to work out of the back seat of his car. He is recovering from an opioid addiction that developed from the medications prescribed following a bad accident. Mickey is trying to rebuild the relationships he had with his daughter and her mother before the accident. Just as he is ready to return to his law career a colleague dies leaving him his practice and one very high-profile client.

Mickey is a lawyer with a conscience and adheres to his father’s mantra that it is better for a thousand guilty people to go free than for one innocent person to go to jail. This belief leads Mickey to make some difficult decisions that could jeopardize his professional future and his family relationships. Mickey takes on a client who is also a recovering addict as a chauffer and as he explains the ins and outs of the courtroom to her while they drive, the viewer gets an education as well in how the legal system works.

My engagement with the series has inspired Dave to start watching it now too.

Baby Fever

Josephine Park plays Nana and Olivia Joof Lewerissa her friend Simone. They face some hard ethical decisions in the series Baby Fever– photo from Netflix

There are only six episodes in this Danish series about a 37-year-old doctor named Nana who works in a Copenhagen fertility clinic and when she is inebriated one night inseminates herself with an ex-boyfriend’s sperm stored at the clinic. This leads to a pregnancy and all kinds of ethical and personal decisions that Nana is forced to make. In the process, Nana is also forced to reevaluate her relationships with her mother, her best friend and the two men in her life. This series viscerally illustrates where telling lies can lead you.

We see Nana consulting with many different clients who are trying to have a baby using the variety of services offered by the fertility clinic and I found this part of the show very educational because there are so many reasons people want to become parents and so many ethical and personal things for them to consider. I also noticed that in the process of trying to have a baby invariably unexpected things about a couple’s relationships come to light.

I think my husband Dave might like this series if he decides to watch it.

Finding You

The scenery of Ireland plays a key role in Finding You which stars Rose Reid as Finley Sinclair and Jedidiah Goodacre as Beckett Rush

You might have to be in the right mood to watch this romantic movie set in Ireland but I certainly was and it made me laugh and cry. I would say it is definitely a level above a schlocky Hallmark Christmas love story. The gorgeous scenery of the Irish countryside is beautifully filmed and it made me even more certain that Ireland needs to remain firmly on my travel bucket list.

The main character Finley Sinclair is a violinist who goes to stay with a host family in Ireland during a college study abroad program. I was impressed to learn that Rose Reid the actress who plays the role is a violinist too and worked intensely with a violin teacher so she could play the pieces in the film herself.

She meets a well-known movie star on the plane to Ireland and wouldn’t you know it he is filming his latest movie in the same Irish village where Finley is staying. Although it is a romance the two main characters are really finding themselves more than they are finding each other.

My favourite part of the film is the relationship Rose develops with an elderly woman named Cathleen Sweeney who is played by the wonderful actress Vanessa Redgrave.

This is a movie I know my husband Dave would not like and I was glad I’d watched it on my own.

Let me know if you have watched any of these Netflix offerings and if you have what you thought. I’d also love to hear your suggestions for series or movies to watch.

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