Twitter

11/15/2007

Oh, I have discovered the joys of twittering with my friends, and now I must share that joy with you. Twitter allows you to send and receive short (140 characters or less) messages letting others know what you are doing. I got hooked on it while in Vegas, when my friends and I needed to be able to communicate quickly and easily. I’ve decided that I now need a cell phone so I get receive tweets. I won’t be needing a Bluetooth headset, because I don’t plan to actually speak on it. I do, however, need that sweet little thingie (I forget the name, but it had a full QWERTY keyboard) that Colleen has, so I can text my little heart out.

Television

10/23/2007

Now, those of you who know me are probably sitting there asking yourself if I have been smokin’ crack, but stay with me. I just priced Hannah Montana tickets and they start at $120. Start, ya’ll! And tv? Well, tv = Hannah Montana for free! Or at least for the price of basic cable. Here, that means all my kids can see Hannah for a year for the cost of one ticket.

Paris

10/02/2007

I’m not talking about the city in France, but rather Paris Las Vegas. From the Eiffel Tower to Rue de la Paix to the Opera House, portions of the City of Lights have been re-created in the City of Sin. To which I am going. In November. HA!I will definitely have to check this hotel out. Just because my reservations are somewhere else doesn’t mean I can’t visit Paris, right?

Roald Dahl

10/01/2007

Seriously, my mouth dropped open! If you or your children have ever enjoyed James and the Giant Peach orCharlie and the Chocolate factory, you simply MUST visit the official Roald Dahl website. Quirky music, Roald recommends, Quotable Quotes and more. If you don’t believe me, check it out for yourself! Be careful, you may have too much fun!

Live Shows

09/25/2007

Recently, I went to see a live show, and it was the first one I’d been to in a very long time. It was so fun! So, once again, I am offering a neat thing that isn’t a website. Go see a show. You don;t need to visit Branson Missouri to do it, either. the are plenty of local venues for shows. Just check your yellow pages.

Disney

08/20/2007

This neat thing is probably mostly for those of you with children. But not necessarily. I’m thinking about the Wonderful World of Disney that comes on television. We enjoy watching it when we’re home and it’s on, because the movies are usually good ones. We laugh a lot, and laughing with people you love is just a really neat thing to do. I especially like it when they play older movies!

Now, sometimes (usually) they have ads for DisneyWorld during the movie, and it gets the kids thinking about how cool it would be to go there. So this post is actually a two-fer. Watch the movie with your kids, and then go here to book one of the Cheap Disney World Vacation Packages. Your kids will be so excited!

Get your Game on

08/17/2007

Your poker game that is! This site of for poker fans, particularly those that like to play online. And there’s a lot more here than just games. There are resources such as how to build a poker table. You’ll also find a poker blog.

After you get through there, wander on over to the poker forum and make a friend or two. And set up a time for your own poker tournament. Just don’t lose your shirt!

Fantasy Football

07/18/2007

The season that seems to never end is upon us once again. I’m not a big fan of the game, but the rest of the family thinks it’s all that and then some. While you are waiting for the season to start, check out AFFL.com where you can play fantasy football. They have some rocking prizes this year and here are the rules.

Poker Tables

07/14/2007

If you are a card player, this neat thing is for you! Check out these poker tables! The tables are solid hardwood with leather playing surfaces, and you can get dining tops and matching leather club chairs, too. These table sets aren’t cheap–they’ll set you back a pretty penny, but they are beautiful! Just take a real deep breath before you click over.

BingoHouse

07/03/2007

Here’s a neat site where you can play bingo online. Instead of a ball puller, BingoHouse uses a random number generator to call the balls, and there’s a game on 24/7. There’s a free trial, so you can try it out and see if it’s for you. If you do decide to play for pay, you can get cards for as little as ten cents.

In addition to the bingo games, there’s also a chat feature on the site, and a few other games as well. Here are the instructions for getting started, and here are the FAQs

Old Time Radio

06/21/2007

The OTR.Network Library is a free resource for Old Time Radio (OTR) fans. They have over 12,000 OTR shows available for instant listening, with 100 more added each week. OTR.Network Library (The Old Time Radio Network) has favorites from Abbott and Costello to Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. Grab a cuppa, plug in the headphones, and walk back in time!

Neat Seats

06/13/2007

600129_fr.jpg Well, here’s your chance to laugh at me, ok? You all know what this is, right? Well, I didn’t, but today, I learned that this is called home theater seating, and I want some. I also want a room large enough to put it in and a big screen tv, and preferably surround sound. If I’m going to wish, I might as well ask for the moon, right?

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