Hiya, folks. I’d like to introduce you to a new section of the blog I’d like to call, Thank God for Google.
I could not live without Google. I love Google. Most of what I know, I learned from Google. Here’s what I searched this week, and why:
- “hitlers religion” – As I was finishing up Lilac Girls last week, I got curious about Hitler’s beliefs in religion, aside from the obvious anti-Semitism. One of the main characters, Kasia, is Catholic and is taken to a concentration camp, which surprised me because I thought it was almost exclusively Jewish people, or any other kind of minority. I did a deeper dive and learned that Hitler was really against all religion, and favored a more nationalist devotion, which I thought was interesting.
- “flounder recipe” – This one is pretty self explanatory. I was making flounder for dinner and needed to pull up the recipe I usually follow. Here it is, if you’re interested. It’s very basic, but with a good piece of fish, it’s delicious. I add a little bit of lemon juice and bake it with slices of lemon on top.
- “how long do you boil corn” – You guessed it. I was making corn to go along with my flounder. Where would I be without technology? It’s four minutes, by the way.
- “Ozarks” – I started watching Ozark on Netflix this weekend. First off, I need to say… I do not get the hype. I’m not saying it’s bad, it’s just not very good either. I’ll be honest, I didn’t even make it through the first episode. That’s how mediocre I thought this show was. It did not pull me in. There’s a chance I’ll give it another shot and at least finish the first episode, but it’s unlikely. Aaaaaanywho. My first introduction to the Ozarks was through the movie Winter’s Bone, which was quite possibly the most depressing movie I’ve ever watched. But that movie takes place in the Ozarks, and I just wanted to see if the Ozarks are as drug-riddled in real life as they are in both of these works. They are!
- “s club 7” – I was listening to my 90s playlist at work the other day, as one does, and the ever-motivating lyrics of “Bring It All Back” by S Club 7 came grooving through my ear buds. Try as I might, I could not for the life of me remember the name of one of the girls in the group. I know Jo. I know Hannah. I know Rachel. I know Paul. I know Bradley. I know Jon. I KNOW THAT JON SPELLS “JON” WITH NO “H”. But I could not remember the fourth girl’s name. So, I went to the ol’ Google machine to find that her name was TINA. TINA. Sorry I forgot you, Tina. Also, you’re my people if you watched their TV show back in the day. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, do yourself a favor and Google that ish.