“Kindness, kindness, kindness…

I want to make a New year’s prayer, not a resolution. I’m praying for courage.” – Susan Sontag Starting the new year off today with Harry, Phoebe, Susan and a prayer for what I want most in 2021: kindness, courage, focus and joy. xx JB

Grown-Up Christmas List(s)

A list of everything I purchased for myself or received as a Christmas gift this year: One (1) Aggravation board game One (1) Battleship board game One (1) Big Boggle board game (The Classic Edition) One (1) Board Game Hutch (white) One (1) Burt’s Bees Lip Balm (4-pack) One (1) Cameo from Lauren Servideo One…

Folklore / Evermore Album Rankings

Not an easy task, because I like both of these albums a lot, but here are my rankings of the tracks on each from best to worst: Folklore: Betty Seven Epiphany Peace This Is Me Trying Mirrorball My Tears Ricochet Illicit Affairs Exile The 1 Invisible String Cardigan August The Lakes Hoax The Last Great…

Viewing Diary, December 2020

Film: Love At First Fight The Way He Looks Lilting Strangers On A Train Public Speaking Ammonite If The Shoe Fits You May Not Kiss The Bride Godmothered Mank Sound of Metal The Prom A New Leaf The Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Special Black Bear Crossing Delancey Tadpole Starting Over Tenet Dead Again Martin Eden Shithouse…

Best of 2020

Or, in any case, my personal favorites based on what I’ve seen (I’ve seen a lot): Film: And Then We Danced Babyteeth Bad Education Black Bear Boys State Crip Camp Da 5 Bloods Disclosure I Carry You With Me Kajilionaire Minari Nomadland On a Magical Night Over the Moon Promising Young Woman Saint Frances Shithouse…