My turn: Entertainment can be simple

It’s interesting how the entertainment venues we treasure most are some of the simplest.

A friend, who is also in the column-writing business, and I recently had an Alf marathon night.

My friend’s column this week was about a particular episode where Alf learns a valuable life lesson. And they say we can’t learn morals from television.

Next time you think there’s no way to stifle your boredom, grab Jenga or Uno, call a couple of friends and put on your favorite silly show. It’s more valuable than you think.

It’s Women’s History Month, which means there are related events at the university. I attended one of the first, which was a couple who sang flapper songs while giving the history behind them. I’m currently obsessed with music from the 1920s to 1950s, so it was a thrill to be able to attend half of the event and hear one of my favorite flapper tunes, “I Want to be Bad” by Helen Kane. I was only sad I had to leave halfway through.

This weekend, don’t forget to go watch the “Guys and Dolls” musical at Portales High School. Having seen the 1955 movie version with Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando, I can vouch that it’s a story worth experiencing.