Saturday Night at the Movies

11 Christmas Movies You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

When you ask most people what their favorite Christmas movie is, you’ll probably hear one of the following answers:  White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life, Miracle On 34th Street, Elf, or A Christmas Carol. You might get a few oddballs in there who like some animated Christmas specials such as The Little Drummer Boy or Frosty the Snowman. Now, while these films…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Best Reads Of 2019 – 3rd Quarter

*trumpets sound, confetti is strewn, and a herald appears*   It’s . . . *gasp* . . . ALLISON! Obviously, I’m rather late with post.  I keep trying to get these out on time but something always prevents me from keeping to a timely schedule.   But, hey, AT LEAST I HAVE A GOOD EXCUSE!     *BOWS*   Ahem. …

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Goodbye and A Question

No, you are not imagining things.  HERE I AM!  Staggering into your inbox!     No, I’m not dead, BUT YOU ALMOST WOULDN’T KNOW THE DIFFERENCE, WOULD YOU?     You might have noticed that I haven’t been blogging much lately and it’s time for an explanation . . . and a goodbye. No, it’s not a GOODBYE goodbye.  That…

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Saturday Night at the Movies, Writing

A Handful of Nutshells

    *gasp*  What could this be?  A nutshell? YES, FINALLY. So some of you might have noticed that I missed August’s Nutshell post. NO?  YOU DIDN’T NOTICE?  WHAT KIND OF HARDCORE ALLISON FAN ARE YOU?   Kidding!!!    Ahem, anyway.  There’s a good reason why I missed a nutshell. My health has been pretty crummy for the last few…

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Saturday Night at the Movies

A Tolkien Blog Party – Tag Answers

*gal who sometimes goes by the nickname Kili shoves open door with a cheeky grin*     How goes it, all my merry wanderers?  I am here to announce an UNEXPECTED PARTY.  Literally.  Because, doggone it, Rachel. You did it to me AGAIN. For the un-enlightened, allow me to explain.     A few months ago, the very awesome Rachel posted…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Revell Reads Reviews

Okay, folks I have a confession. And it involves a ramble, so grab something to drink. And maybe a snack. First, the backstory. I try really hard to make Allison’s Well a pleasant meadow for all those that come to visit.  It’s important to me that I stick to the theme of my blog and that this little corner of…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Books of My Childhood

What ho, chappies!  How’s the jolly old world treating you?   One of my followers, Marilyn, said on a recent survey that they would like to see a post about:  “Books read throughout your youth.” “Huh!” I thought.     I also thought that was a fun idea for a post, and thus . . . we have the post! …

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Ramblings and Ruminations

BEST READS OF 2019 – 2ND QUARTER

*tries to make a grand entrance and sort of muffs it*   *picks self up floor and flips cape over shoulder like a champ*   How goes it, my loyal and most cool Stormtroopers? Life has been crazy for Dear Old Darth, lately –  what with building the 3rd Death Star and everything (YOU DIDN’T THINK WE’D STOP MAKING THOSE,…

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