Timely nuggets of information and ideas we want to share with you.
We just finished watching Mrs. Wilson, a three-part PBS Masterpiece spy thriller mini -series. It stars the actress Ruth Wilson (Jane Eyre and The Affair) who plays her own grandmother, Alison. It takes place in the 1940 & 1960s London, and 1930s India and follows Alison Wilson, married to Alec Wilson, a member of the British intelligence. After his death Mrs. Wilson is confronted by contradictions and mysteries about his life, not the least of which is a woman who turns up insisting that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. It is enthralling and based on the true story of Ruth Wilson’s grandmother and the extended family who bonded in the face of the unraveling of Alec Wilson’s secrets and lies. It aired March 31 and is available to stream on PBS.I loved it!today we will is a newsletter that delivers an environmental tip we can easily incorporate into our lives. It might be a suggestion to wash produce in a bowl to save water, avoid mini packages of everything to reduce unnecessary packaging waste, buy the single banana because otherwise it will be thrown out and will create methane gas in a landfill. It’s free!
Brené Brown, the bestselling author, has a new special on Netflix. It is called The Call to Courage. Ms. Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort, putting oneself out there instead of sitting on the sidelines, criticizing.
She is a university researcher, not a therapist, but Ms. Brown has become beloved to all who have heard her speak with her great sense of humor, humility and wisdom. Read one of her books or listen to her TED talks.
If you are new to Brené Brown watch the TED talk that launched her career called The Power of Vulnerability.
We love these new YETI 10 oz. wine tumblers. They come in stainless steel and nine colors. Unbreakable outside, with double wall vacuum insulation inside which will keep white wine cool and coffee hot (the outside of tumbler doesn’t sweat). They are dishwasher safe. They are expensive, but we love using them. They double as a ‘sippy cup’ for grandchildren. We’ve tried several less expensive vacuum wine tumblers and these are much nicer. Rambler 10 oz. Wine Tumbler. 4.5” x 3.5”. $24.99 Lids sold seperately. $9.99.