Category Archives: Entertainment

Show biz and other forms of entertainment

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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Wild, Blue, Yonder

I wish they would bring back the local airshow! I’ve missed it since it quit coming. I don’t know where it’s been or why it is taking so long to return. Like all the other fans around here, nothing could … Continue reading

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Mule Day

You won’t believe what I did for a story. In fact, I don’t believe what I did for a story. I went to Mule Day. It was like dying and waking up in good ol’ boy heaven. There were mules, … Continue reading

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Christmas Funnies

  Santa is watching, please don’t do anything to embarrass him. Christmas spirit is a mysterious force that causes people to max out their credit cards. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas – so wake me up if I start … Continue reading

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