It's been a while since I did a recap of the hap's in West, Texas....the most exciting news is last week the Bold Springs Baptist Church made their hamburgers and I had one..sigh*....
West is having all sorts of benefits..The West Knights of Columbus have scheduled a fish fry from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the KC Hall in West. $7 will get you fish, hush puppies and all the trimmings.
My old boyfriend James Hand is playing from 8 to midnight and they are charging $8 and proceeds go to Father Anthony Odiong's home parish in Nigeria.
KJZT is having a bake sale from 10a.m. to noon on Saturday.They will have your basic bake sale goodies along with Kolaches and sausage stuffed kolaches ..All proceeds are to go to Father Anthony Odiong's Education Fund. The West Brethren Church has scheduled a community-wide service celebrating the Feast of Passover linking the Ancient Festival of Redemption with Christ as the Lamb of God. The service, titled Jews for Jesus, is set for 7p.m. in the West church.(Can I hear an amen and an oy vey).
JCDA #829 of West will sponsor its free community wide Easter Egg Hunt on March 22 at the West Community Center from 10a.m. to noon. There will be 4 different age categories and you can have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. (I want my picture taken with the Easter Bunny). There will be a bake sale and children games. All proceeds will be donated to the West Ambulance Association.
St. Mary's Church of the Assumption CCE students have scheduled their annual drive-through presentation of the Stations of the Cross from 7-8p.m. this Sunday in the church's parking lot. This year's event is presented in loving memory of Edwina Deiterman. In case of rain, the stations will be canceled..(I swear I am not making this shit up..St. Mary's is where I go to light candles and say prayers for my friends and their families..I always pray out loud..and after the first few times..when the little Czech ladies see me come in you can hear them shuffle to the back of the church..beads a rattling...They think I'm crazy cause I pray out loud and speak to Mary and ask her to speak to her son for me as he and I aren't exactly on speaking terms..I also pray to the Goddess and that really freaks them out...Father comes out takes a look at me and just goes back to where ever he came from...One of these days I'm going to ask him what he's going to be doing for the next 4-6 hours as I need to make a confession....hahahahah...
ok..back to the hap's in West..
We are having our annual BBQ cook off this Saturday. So far we have 85 teams. Last year we had 101 teams, but I don't think we will have so many...Lot of people aren't making the long time to come here for the Cook-off because of the gas prices..Our cook-off is sanctioned by the International Barbecue Cookers Association(IBCA) and will be judged by their rules. The fire department will be selling BBQ for $8 a lb. The Cook off is held at the West Rodeo grounds which is about 1/4 of a mile from the apartment's and when you go out side the smell of BBQ hits you smack in the face and is the MOST wonderful aroma..They will also have a drawing for a $300 charcoal grill which is donated by the West True Value Hardware Store. They also have several categories for kids to join in and be in the cook off too..Kids Barbecue Pork Chop Cook off for ages 5-10 and 11-15.
Garbage pickup prices are going up from $9.94 to $10.38 plus sales tax for a month...Jeez...when I moved her 13 years ago it was $5.
Jeanette Karlic is celebrating her birthday..Josephine Bezdek Makovy is celebrating her 82nd birthday, Some Daddy is turning 40. Albert Frank Miller is turning 82 on March 24th. Coy Klish is celebrating his first birthday. His grandma is my load officer and I got to see him the last time I was in the bank, and damn he's cute..Hannah is turning 11 years old and her parents took out an ad in the paper that must have cost $100.Dang! Mrs Zahirniak ran an ad in the paper to wish her husband Joe a happy birthday...Joe died September 28, 2007.
Katy Middlebrook is engaged to Kyle Frazier.
Eight people croaked...all in their 80's or 90's..
50 years ago in the paper they had a cake recipe ran under the title of "Easter is a Gay Season."....I'm sure that is true..
West Democratic Caucus sets turnout record..The total vote for the primary was just over 900, just below the turnout record, however the Democratic turnout may have set a record. Over 130 voters attended. This contrasted with precinct convention attendance in recent years which ranged in the 2-8 voter range. (yes, the Dem's are pissed.)
The Convention Caucus elected 34 delegates to the McLennan County Convention.5(including moi) were Obama supporters with 29 for Clinton.
Oh man...I just noticed..Ross Country Store has a new owner...wonder who bought it?...
The Lady Trojans open their District 12-AAA schedule Friday as they host the Kennedale Lady Wildcats in a 6 p.m. game at Kiwanis Field in West. We are 9-2 in the no-district portion of their schedule. The West Trojans evened their season record at 6-6 after wins over Gatesville, Connally and Fairfield last week.
Allison Andrews receives a scholarship to Hill College for volleyball.
West Food Mart has butt roast on sale for .99 lb. Community Grocery has Hormel Cooked Ham for $1.99 lb.
Jack and Diane's has a ladies amateur night and they will be awarding prizes...I'm tempted to call up there and ask ..Amateur what?...Amateur hookers, strippers, pool players, singers?...WTF?...
If you're interested in buying a nice home in central Texas you can buy a nice 2-3 bedroom on a large lot with trees for $65,000. Or a large 3 bd.in town with many extras for $72,000.Last but not least nice brick home, and extra lot. 2-bedroom, 1 bath, wood floors and antique french double doors, dining room and breakfast room, old fashioned cellar, fenced back yard for $159,900.
Friday Wild West Steakhouse and Saloon is having a half off on fried pickle o's and buffalo bites this Friday with $1.50 draft beer.. The Village Bakery is still for sale. We have lots of cna, lvn and other nursing help at the West Rest Home. Come on down we stay open till 8 during the week..
Babs and I made our trip to West Lumber Co. to get material to make shelves for her closet over her water heater. I was fixing to put em up when I had a drop in my blood sugar..I got up at 7a.m. so I could take Margaret to see Dr. E and so I ate early and then forgot to eat lunch...we was shopping...shopping shopping from a to z...Then when I came home to eat I had a phone call from T. at Family Dollar and Sara decided not to come in on her last day and I had to go in and work..So that's 4 days in a row for me now..But today was easier than the last time..but don't know how I'm going to feel after the 4th day. The last time we were in the Lumber Co. I mentioned that we were interested in herbs, veggies etc. and by cracky the guy ordered every one of the herbs and veggies I asked for..Chocolate Mint, Lavender, Rosemary, big girl Tomatoes, cayenne peppers, bell peppers, etc..Lots of great stuff..I'd going to have a garden this year if it harelips the governor..
Ok...that's it..my ass is draggin..it's 11:23 p.m. and I need to take a bath, and Tabu my ass. Fuckme till the powder flies.