Category Archives: Entertainment

Show biz and other forms of entertainment

Let’s Just Walk

We walked, and walked and walked. It’s seemed as if we had been walking for years. Why, oh why, did I ever think this was a good idea? I definitely would not have agreed to come to this game if … Continue reading

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Groovy Grandma

I don’t know where I’ve been living — somewhere on another planet, apparently, somewhere so far behind times that downloading music from the internet doesn’t exist as a reality of everyday life. On this alien planet, people know about downloading … Continue reading

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Not Amused by Amusement Park

I was certain that I was too old for amusement parks. My honey loves amusement parks. He is a big, overgrown kid who still wants to ride on the rides. I tolerate them. We heard about an amusement park in … Continue reading

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Storytelling Festival

On one weekend each fall, the National Story Telling Festival is held in the mountains of East Tennessee. It is in a tiny town called Jonesborough, also known as the oldest city in Tennessee. It is a quaint little village … Continue reading

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The Walking Horses

Several years ago we decided to go to Shelbyville to see the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. Just like country music stars, these horses have their own award shows, and a following of enthusiasts, most of who drive campers and … Continue reading

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I’m Not Big Enough

I’ve just returned from Dollywood for a brief visit to introduce my grandson to the joys of theme parks. We waited until we felt he would be old enough to enjoy it and big enough to ride most of the … Continue reading

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The Gambler

Someone won the lottery again, and again it wasn’t me. To win the lottery, you have to buy a ticket. And since I didn’t have a ticket, that’s probably a big part of why I didn’t win — that and … Continue reading

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Who Is That Masked Man?

“Who is that masked man, anyway?” They always asked, as he rode off into the sunset. “Why, don’t you know? That’s the Lone Ranger!” The William Tell overture swelled in the background as we heard him shout, “Hi Yo, Silver, … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Renaissance

Once upon a time in a land far away… well, actually, it is just a few miles down the road. There was a magical kingdom called the Renaissance Faire. These festivals apparently take place all over the country as a … Continue reading

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Showboat

It was more than we could resist. We had just been talking about how long it had been since we had been on a riverboat and how we need to get out and do something. Then an email came offering … Continue reading

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