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{time for us} #sol17


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It's late. I haven't written a thing.

This week I scribbled some ideas and seeds in my notebook. But time has not allowed me the opportunity to just write.

Particularly because of our newest obsession with a TV show.

Now, here is what you need to know. I watch minimal TV. But so many people encouraged us to just watch.

I'm thankful for "on demand" TV. The entire season ready to watch right at my fingertips.

Weeks ago we started watching.

Almost every night we watched yet another episode. Sometimes two.

Tonight the last two episodes waited. And we had to watch both. I put my schoolbag to the side. My laptop remained closed. Slicing would have to wait until later.

We watched and cried and couldn't believe the ending ... there's one more episode, right?

Oh, when does the next season of This Is Us start again?

Because I know that this story is worth watching.  And it's ...  Time for us.  Together.


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  1. I was just talking to someone else who told me how much they love this show. I think I will have to look for it.

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  2. I miss it too!
    I listen to the music on YouTube!

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  3. This is Us pulls at the heart and shows the reality of relationships. Wish I saved the episodes to watch with Jeff!

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  4. Time for us is important. It will be a long summer without Jack and Rebecca and their three kids.

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  5. Sometimes there is actually something worth watching. Have yet to check out this show, but sounds like it's a "Must See". Love ya, Mom

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  6. I love This is Is!! I cry every week. Jack and William are my favorite characters. I never watch tv anymore except for this show!

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