Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Concert Interruptus

Season One Episode Thirteen: "Concert Interruptus" Original Airdate: February 15, 2001 Lorelai takes Rory and three girlfriends to a concert by The Bangles---and takes action when two of the girls sneak off with some college guys. Lorelai's home is the drop-off point for a town rummage sale donations. I actually have always liked this episode. [...]

Gilmore Girls: Season One, Paris is Burning

Season One Episode Eleven: "Paris is Burning" Original Airdate: January 11, 2001 A very Lorelai moment during the Chilton Parent's Day crystallizes her misgivings about her relationship with Rory's teacher. Paris accepts Rory's offer of friendship . . . sort of . . . kind of . . . well, maybe. I have to say [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Forgiveness and Stuff

Season One Episode Ten: "Forgiveness and Stuff" Original Airdate: December 21, 2000 If the holidays can't patch up some of Emily and Lorelai's differences, perhaps a medical emergency can. It may even bring Luke and Lorelai a little closer, too. I think, hands down, my favorite part of this episode is that it's filmed around [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Rory’s Dance

Season One Episode Nine: "Rory's Dance" Original Airdate: December 20, 2000 Events at Chilton's formal dance convince Rory and Dean that they, as Rory might say, are very boyfriendy-girlfriendy. But something unexpected happens that sets the town buzzing and puts Lorelai in a motherly frenzy of concern. I've never really cared for this episode. From [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Love & War & Snow

Season One Episode Eight: "Love & War & Snow" Original Airdate: December 14, 2000 Rory's out of town. The first snowfall of the years blankets Stars Hollow. And Lorelai invites Max into her home after their spectacular first date. One problem: an unexpected guest---Lane---is there. "I smell snow." Just as with the autumn episodes, I [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Kiss and Tell

Season One Episode Seven: "Kiss and Tell" Original Airdate: November 16, 2000 Right there in Doose's Market: Dean and Rory kiss. Everyone in town seems to know about it. Everyone, that is, except Lorelai, and she's a littler weirded out because Rory didn't tell her. My thoughts: I love that they are finally bringing Dean [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Rory’s Birthday Parties

Season One Episode Six: "Rory's Birthday Parties" Original Airdate: November 9, 2000 What a difference a day makes. The swanky birthday celebration Emily hoses is a freaky Friday for Rory. But Lorelai's Saturday party is way cool---not counting the big blowup between Lorelai and Emily. So, I was a bit confused writing that episode blurb, [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Cinnamon’s Wake

Season One Episode Five: "Cinnamon's Wake" Original Airdate: November 2, 2000 Must be love. Or at least a very strong like. Rory acts awkwardly around Dean. And the death of Morey and Babette's beloved cat brings the whole town together for a memorial. Finally Kirk is named! Too bad he's given the name, Kirk the [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, The Deer-Hunters

Season One Episode Four: "The Deer-Hunters." Original Airdate: October 26, 2000 Not buying "the dog ate my homework?" Try "a deer struck my car." Rory's mishap en route to Chilton causes her to miss a Shakespeare exam, and the consequences could be disastrous for her GPA. Ah, the introduction to Max Medina. I have to [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, Kill me Now

Season One Episode Three: "Kill Me Now." Original Airdate: October 19, 2000 Rory takes up golf to fulfill a school athletic requirement and, to Lorelai's dismay, grows fond of her grandfather when he takes her to his country club for a day on the links. The inn staff prepares for a double wedding involving identical [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season One, The Lorelais’ First Day at Chilton

Season One Episode Two: "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton." Original Airdate: October 12, 2000 You get extra points if you sing the school sone--in latin. Chilton isn't a place where cutoffs and cowboy books are the fashion. But that's what Lorelai hurriedly throws on to accompany Rory to the posh school. My thoughts: Okay, [...]

The Titanic Orphans #Titanic #TitanicStories #historical

Imagine getting full custody of your two young boys and then waking up to realize one day they are missing. Then imagine finding out weeks later they were living with some woman in New York because their father, after kidnapping them, fled the country with the boys on the ill-fated Titanic that sank in the [...]