Category Archives: Entertainment

Show biz and other forms of entertainment

Fun at the Faire

Every year I say “not again” and every year I find myself there again. It isn’t that I can’t resist the advertisements, or that I actually want to go, or even that my arm is being twisted or I’m suffering … Continue reading

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Here Come the Mules

“So, what’s the big deal about mules,” asked my grandson, as he skated in circles balancing himself on the heels of his wheeled tennis shoes, a new skill he was  beginning to master. We were trying to get ready to … Continue reading

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Luv a Clown

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Bluer than The Blue Angels

It’s not every day that the Blue Angels come to town. It was the weekend for the big, every-once-in-a-while air show in my hometown — nationally known flyers from all over and a high-profile flying group too. Saturday was a … Continue reading

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Hell’s TV

One of the worse things about staying home with nothing much to do has been watching daytime TV with it’s various reruns of previously popular shows.  What has happened to television?  I remember a time when we could hardly wait … Continue reading

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Little Boy Lost

When I the grandkids found out that I had been to Disney World — without them — well, what could I do except try to make it up to them? So that’s how the weekend at Dollywood — with grandchildren … Continue reading

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Winter Vacation at Disney

We were welcomed to Florida by torrential rain, thunder and lightning, tornado warnings and timeshare salesmen. We were warned about the poisonous snakes, but nobody mentioned the deadly bite of the timeshare salesman, common to central Florida. Florida likes tourists … Continue reading

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The Art of Storytelling

It’s hard to believe that a sleepy little town like Jonesborough could come alive the way it does once a year. But come alive it does with so many people that you can’t imagine where they all come from or … Continue reading

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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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