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The two extra men in her life…

Written by Leslie Means

When my husband and I first subscribed to Netflix, I hated it.

No joke.

They didn’t seem to offer any new movies and I hardly watched.  That is, until I discovered cartoons.

Instant cartoons.  I shamefully admit there are days I turn on one to three (Ah!  I know) episodes of Blue’s Clues when I need. to. get. work. done!  This keeps my children entertained for at least 1 half hour.

I constantly have the Blue’s Clues theme song (and the dude in the green shirt) in my head.

“Mail time…mail time….MAIL TIME!!!!!”  Here’s the mail it never fails, it makes me want to wag my tail, when it comes I want to wail, MAIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

I am now passing that jingle on to you.  You’re welcome.

There is also another little something on Netflix I am addicted to.  Er, I should say someone.  His name is Don.  Don Draper.

I LOVE Mad Men.  I find it fascinating.  Not only is it “set” in the 60s (my mom and dad’s era, which I LOVE) but it is also in an advertising agency; in New York City.  In my other life, (before I met Kyle) I thought for sure I would live in New York City and work for a magazine/advertising agency.

Um – plans changed.  (And I’m thankful for that!)

FYI – this show is naughty.  Mr. Don Draper has serious marital issues, all the ad men drink and smoke 24/7, and the women are treated simply awful.

Maybe it is a little like 1965?  Why do I watch this again?  Regardless, Kyle and I can’t get enough.  (Maybe I should say I can’t get enough.)  A few nights a week , once the girls go to bed, I reconnect with Don.  And after each episode, Kyle and I are left saying, “What just happened?”

It airs on AMC – and I believe they just finished season 5?  (Is this correct fellow Mad Men fans?)  We are in the middle of season 4 on Netflix.

A marketing agency in Kearney had an after hours Mad Men theme party a few weeks ago.  It was fantastic.  A few of us headed over to the photo booth and grabbed items to complete our look.

WOW!  College flash-back!

I took out my co-workers, as I didn’t think they would be thrilled to have their shots on here.  FYI – that’s a fake cig.  I don’t smoke.  Yuck-O.  I can’t say the same for the drink.  😉

Tell me you also watch this show??  If not, what is your favorite television series?  

About the author

Leslie Means

Leslie is the co-founder and owner of Her View From Home.com. She is also a former news anchor, published children’s book author, weekly columnist, and has several published short stories as well.

She is married to a very patient man. Together they have two pretty fantastic little girls ages 8 and 6 and one little dude born March 2017!

When she’s not sharing too much personal information online and in the newspaper – you’ll find Leslie somewhere in Nebraska hanging out with family and friends. There’s also a 75% chance at any given time, you’ll spot her in the aisles at Target.

2 Comments

  • We LOVE “Big Bang Theory” and “Eureka” (which we started watching on Netflix…sad they’re ending it with this season). We also watch a lot of M*A*S*H, Northern Exposure, House, Friends, Alias, Pretender, and cartoons. We went without cable/satellite for a few years and we would buy series to watch instead…

    • They have M.A.S.H on there?!?!? Oh, man! I always used to watch that with my dad. Need to check it out! We like Big Bang Theory, too. Try to watch Wonder Years when we can as well. 😉