Category Archives: Entertainment

England’s Halloween…

“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” From the traditional English folk verse, c1870. Advertisements

Posted in A General Announcement, Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t You Know You’re Going to Shock the Monkey ?

As much as I like to keep a hopeful and optimistic attitude when I begin a new year, this one has me a bit concerned. If I look to follow Chinese New Year traditions and lore, this could be a … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Funnies, Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mr. Grinch for Christmas ?

Sing along, anyone ? – The Castle Lady You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You’re as cuddly as a cactus, You’re as charming as an eel. Mr. Gr-inch. You’re a bad banana With a … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Funnies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Charlie Brown’s Turning Fifty !

Perhaps this should come as no surprise to those who grew up with him but for most of the world it’s impossible to believe that such a young-looking chap like him should be pushing mid-life without the crisis. His childhood … Continue reading

Posted in A General Announcement, Entertainment, Life as poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s a KO !

It’s that time of year again. The Kentucky Derby is in full swing. Josh Groban just finished singing The Star Spangled Banner and this year It’s a Knockout is in the running to win along with American Pharaoh who is … Continue reading

Posted in A General Announcement, Entertainment, Games | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Run for the Roses 2014

If you get in on it now you’ll be able to watch the 140th Kentucky Derby with me today. I decided to honor the Year of the Horse by saying something about this momentous event which takes place every year … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Food and drink, Games, Lest we forget, Travel | Leave a comment

Joust or Jest ?

The Middle Age dilemma… it wasn’t really about crazy, not crazy OR zany for that matter only survival of the fittest. That’s no joking matter folks! The Castle Lady

Posted in Entertainment, Games, Health and wellness | Tagged | 2 Comments

Spring Snow Day Fun!


Posted in Entertainment, Health and wellness, Travel | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fifty Years of 007

I don’t claim to be the greatest fan of 007. The Bond movies started before my movie-going time- nor have I felt the need to make up for the loss. Those I have seen- For Your Eyes Only is one … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Film Reviews | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

2013 Year of the Snake

By using a mirror of brass you may see to adjust your cap; By using antiquity as a mirror you may learn to foresee the rise and fall of empires. – T’ai Tsung     There was a King of … Continue reading

Posted in A General Announcement, Entertainment, Food and drink, History, Proverbe du Jour | Tagged , | Leave a comment