Category Archives: General

Birds of a Feather

…. or Birds of the Wildlife Park Feeling a bit shack wacky today I took off for a ramble and ended up at the nearby wildlife park which is populated by rescued birds, beasts, reptiles and tourists. Well, the tourists aren’t rescues but a today a few were odd enough that they could be put […]

And the Winner is..

…or In Praise of the Small but Mighty And the winner of the news story of the week which brought a joyous tear to my eye is: SeaLeon found after being MIA for months. In second place was a story which brought me a few of those little emotional chest quakes: a young lad has […]

What Am I Reading Now?

…or There’s Always a Lot More to a Story It’s been a little while since I finished reading “We All Expected to Die.” I read it in lieu of doing my annual Boxing Day puzzle this year and although I smoked right through it at the time, I had to let it percolate a little […]

Christmas, Day Twelve – Part 1

…or On the Last Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: a free pass to the 12th day of Christmas Beachfest. Down at Seaside Villa: Tamara: Judith, I just love your new dress. Did you get it just for the Beachfest? Judith: Oh this old thing? I’ve had it forever. Tamara: Is that […]

Christmas, Day Twelve – Part 2

…or On the Last Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: a free pass to the 12th Day of Christmas Barbecue and Bash. Over at the Trailer Park: Lannie: Check. Check one two. ♫ La La de Da ♪♪ Can I get a little more monitor there, Dave. Lannie: And can somebody clear those […]

Christmas, Day Eleven

…or On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: A Scolding. Over at the Trailer Park: Joodles: All ready to hit the stage tomorrow? You’re not wearin’ that are ya? Lannie: Why? Nobody’s gonna see it behind my gee-tar. Joodles: Lannie, it’s got a conglomeration of stains that could be anything […]

Christmas, Day Ten

..or On the Tenth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: ingenious grandchildren. Over at the Trailer Park: Lannie: Come on kids, it’s time go set up the gear for the Seaside Festival. Randy: Okay but first you got to come with us. We drank so much Cola yesterday that we couldn’t sleep […]

Christmas, Day Nine

…or On the Ninth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: a new guitar. Down at Seaside Villa: Lancelot: So here’s the deal-e-o my little chicklets; Grandpa has to rehearse with The Cave Dwellers so I want you to listen to everything Brenda tells you, okay? Lawrence and Marilyn: Yes, Grandpa. Lawrence: Can […]

Christmas, Day Eight

…or On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: a hangover. Down at Seaside Villa Joodles: You’d better get up, dear. Lancelot: No, you get up. Joodles: No, you get up. There’s a ton to do and you promised to take the grandchildren tomorrow. Lancelot: No, that’s next week. Ooooh my […]

Christmas, Day Seven

….or On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: a Beverage Dispensary.   Down at Seaside Villa, out back in the man cave: Kenneth: Hey there Lan, I heard you made a fabulous bar out of the new man-cave. Lancelot: Sure did Kenneth, sure did. Kenneth: Give it a proper name? […]