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Subject: Near 90 and has a crush on Jamie Fraser!
Date Posted: 9/24/2011 1:57 PM ET
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I  got my MIL to "listen" to Outlander, and  I spent an hour on the phone discussing it with her.  She said... "My goodness that Jamie is quite something isn't he? laugh  I wondered if she would find the love scenes a little to racy and she said... Oh Jerelyn the younger generation always think that they invented sex!  LOL  She has the next 3 in the cue.  It is really fun that she liked this book so much!

 

Also she said she recently listen to a book with a similar theme but couldn't remember the book.  She said the protagonist's family also finds themselves in the past and they realize they are from the 20th century.  But she has no idea what the book was called I haven't read the Time Travelers Wife could this be it?  Or do any of you have any idea what book this could be?

Date Posted: 9/24/2011 4:40 PM ET
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This made me smile!  (We didn't invent sex??)  

I didn't finish the Time Traveler's Wife, but it doesn't sound like the one she listened to.  Only the "hero" time travels, and it's within his own life span,not to other time periods...from what I read.  

Date Posted: 9/24/2011 5:04 PM ET
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Verra cool. But then Jamie is rather dishy.

Bonnie (LoveNE) - ,
Date Posted: 9/25/2011 12:16 PM ET
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Gotta love getting a comeuppance from the older set! We didn't invent sex but we sure made it more fun!!!

Date Posted: 9/25/2011 2:25 PM ET
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Bonnie,  I think about my grandmother as a ranch wife, they didn't have electricity until the late 30's  She used to say that laundry took her 4 days to do.  They raised there own food and bought very little only the things she could get  salt, sugar, coffee, spices.  She made most of her  children's clothing as well as her own  and Grandpa's.  She cooked 3 meals every day, except Sunday that day she only cooked 2.  On top of that she tended gardens cleaned house.  Took care of the animals, those for domestic use chickens, pigs, 2 milk cows.  They raised beef but rarely ate it.   I don't know when they found the time or energy to have sex honestly. The fact she only had 4 children kind of tells me that was the case.  My other grandmother was a "city" girl and had 13 pregnancies and 10 live births. Oy Vey!  Thank God for the pill!

 

I have been watching this series of programs. http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/edwardian-farm/ they also have Victorian Farm: and Tales from Green Valley the same group live as if they would have in 1620 England for a year.  Really it is amazing just how hard our ancestors had to work.

Date Posted: 9/25/2011 3:13 PM ET
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LOL! Too funny. Was it maybe Time and Again, the original time travel classic?