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showing pensive sadness

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Belly-achingly funny, especially the scenes with drunken store gossip Elsie (Conleth Hill) dressed as Smurfette, the second series is also wistful as John and Kayleigh's will they/ won't they storyline develops.
Wishful Is What Wistful Does" marks the first release made available on Pandora by Wistful Sound Gazers, ne Philadelphia musician, producer, and label owner Ron Christopher.
A New Zealand airbrush artist had an enthusiastic and brilliant idea to make sick and wistful kids in his neighborhood 'boost their confidence' and feel optimistic.
There is something very special about having these wistful flowers of translucent blue in a shady place with the early morning or early evening sun as back-lighting for their tissue paper petals.
And Tenney's vocals are stunning: resonant and soulful on the blues burner "Don't Matter," and jumping between torchy and wistful to forceful and assertive on "Broken.
Denise was so moved that she published a novel, A Wistful Eye: The Tragedy Of A Titanic Shipwright.
She also prepares ice cream with chocolate orange sauce to accompany a wistful poetryreading, and a cardamom rice pudding that reminds her of her youth in India.
From director Neil Jordan, of The Crying Game fame, this is a wistful movie with a true sense of wonder.
AWHEN picking out holiday clothes, my husband found an old beach shirt and went all wistful.
The especially wistful Monkee man added: "I wish I was that guy again, so I could do it all again.
In her new fashion tome she keeps the feisty voice, but a slightly warmer and more wistful side pokes through:
Coronation Street It's possible that Audrey's wistful longing for the days when that rite of passage known as National Service might apply to you, Delightful David Platt.
A leisurely cover of "l Want You to Want Me" reveals the desperation hidden in Cheap Trick's 1978 power-pop standard; Nick Lowe's wistful "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Under standing?
The movie culminates in a beautiful, magic-hour road trip from the South Bay to Brentwood, set to Paul Simon's wistful, Latin-tinged 1972 solo song, ``Duncan.
There was no hint that a curriculum policy might be re-examined--just a wistful comment about the winds of change.