Prepare yourself for some silliness...
I remember back in junior high when all my friends were crazy over New Kids on the Block. As soon as they could throw off their Strawberry Shortcake bedspread, they had pillow cases of Jordan's face helping them fall to sleep. I admit that I could *ahem* hum a few of their songs, but I was never one for putting up posters of people. It just seemed so weird. One morning, I woke up and thought "What a bunch of nonsense this whole New Kids thing is." I called up my bff Lynnel and told her as much. She gasped and said, "You're crazy." Crazy like a fox.
But here it is, the return of the celebrity crush. Oh, maybe not so much of a crush as a I-could-watch-a-whole-lotta-tv-with-this-fellow. I can thank (or blame?) Diane for my newest screen fave. After all, she's the one who invited me to go see Pride & Prejudice. And she's the one who told me that Matthew Macfadyen had been in a BBC television series called Spooks. And then, she's the one who -- thank my lucky stars -- downloaded the three seasons Macfadyen starred in. Today she drove down from Portland, towing along her laptop and external hard drive, so we could watch the first episode together. Then while the first and second seasons were being downloaded onto my computer, we went out to a fabulous lunch at Spoons (my friend's restaurant, and one I highly recommend if you're in the Cherry City). Quite an enjoyable afternoon, one that I desperately needed after feeling a bit blah all week recovering from the wisdom teeth thing.
So, thanks Diane, because I needed something to watch now that we finished the first season of "Lost." Extra bonus that I get to watch Matthew Macfadyen during Christmas break. I even learned how to hook up my laptop to our TV, so we all can watch him on a bigger screen. Amazing what I can figure out with a little incentive.
But don't start looking for any posters.