Summing it Up...

Now, that I'm way on the wrong side of sixty, I feel that being true to self is important. "I yam, what I yam." Kindness and smiles are to be given away. Women are strong. Men are more vulnerable than we believe. Husbands may come and go...but one thing I know for sure is that I will NEVAH live without a corgi or coffee in my life if I can prevent it. Come piles of dog fur or hot water!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Snowbirds~





Today we went to the 14th annual Snowbird Extravaganza, at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland. Canadian companies, as well as several in Florida, sponsored this event; including the Florida Lottery. Rooms of vendors with free handouts are always popular. But it was the free quality entertainment, that made today worthwhile. In the center's lush auditorium, we were treated to a terrific, fast-paced, nostalgic show by the Diamond's...famous in the late 50's/early 60's, were always popular guests on American Bandstand in those days.The show was great, and it was very hard to sit still, believe me! We also enjoyed Bob Anderson, a Vegas singer, who now stars in Dick Clark's supper club, Club 57, in Branson. He could mimic Sinatra, Martin, Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, right on. He gave a great show. We saw popular Canadian singers, harmonica players, and pinched ourselves, as we could not believe we were seeing all this fantastic music, for FREE. We enjoyed going with the other 2 Indiana couples wintering in Zephyrhills, from our Winnebago group. It's been a ball, spending time with them.

2 comments:

Sherrie said...

Hey, I read about that Snowbird Extravaganza thing in the newspaper! It sounds like a lot of fun. By the way, the Clearwater/Largo area has our very own Neil Diamond impersonator, Bobby Palermo, "Florida's Neil Diamond". He was playing at a restaurant on East Bay every Friday night, if he's still there it's worth a visit. (Though I will admit that I last saw his show around 1989- he was great then so hopefully he's not the incapacitated Neil Diamond now.)

Devona said...

There are some really great Branson attractions aren't there?!

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