So, while I wait for lethargic happiness and itchy-free sinuses, I thought I'd discuss a few things happening in my world this week. John and I ordered our wedding rings last weekend, and happy day, they arrived this past Thursday. We were originally going to have a good friend design bands with an oak leaf pattern, but due to unfortunate circumstances, we had to 'back burner' that idea. Instead, we ordered these beauties from R.E. Piland, a jewelry designer who is very popular (and highly recommended) in the Renaissance festival community. He specializes in Celtic jewelry, and our rings feature an Infinity knot design. I'm so over the moon about these babies that I want to wear the blasted thing Right Now. Now! But John won't let me.. :-( And since I do want to have them blessed before our Big Day in November, then I really shouldn't. But they're so PURTY.
The Tudors on Showtime and I'm both excited and sad about it. It's the fourth season and will be the last, and I hate to see it go. But, really, they will have covered all six wives in the span of four seasons and since it's a show that centers around Henry VIII, what else can you do with it? There was talk, briefly, of trying to prolong it by adding a fifth season and including his three kids who reigned, but it seems that idea was nixed.
I've longtime been a fan of British history, focusing strongly on the Tudor period, and while I know that there are numerous glaring untruths and historical inaccuracies in the series, my deviant little heart can't get enough of the show. The costumery (a friend calls it "garb porn") and settings are sumptuous and stunning, and let's face it, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is
And that is my rambling on this gorgeous Saturday evening. *sneeze*