I'm a pagan...I'm a liberal..I live in West, Texas..

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


I thought I could get my scanner to work on the laptop..it probably would except it bit the dust..now have to find me a printer/scanner that will work and work on my laptop. So? No pictures..feck.
West got 5.5 inches of rain over the weekend of 9th and 10th..and we've had rain damn near every day since..maybe only for 20-30 minutes but when the ground is already saturated it doesn't take much to flood the rivers and creeks and gully's..We got 1.3 inches Saturday and 4.20 inches Sunday..I am starting to grow webs between my toes and quack softly several times a day.
Softly? Yeah, maybe not softly..maybe loud and annoying..
I have decided that I am still going to do Monday and Friday memes..but not as many(90 is a lot.) and start doing what I used to do..what my blog was supposed to be..a little about West, a little about politics, a little about what I think of the assholes of the world and looking for good in all the right places..and of course...the GG's..my beautiful smart granddaughters and beautiful smart and really funny great granddaughters..life is fucking good.
so here goes...
West VFW Post 4819, it's Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion, Knights of Columbus and West Chamber of Commerce are putting together the plans for our second annual Forth of July Picnic.
 This 4th of July will start off with picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Knights of Columbus grounds.
There will be free hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings, chips, ice cream, cotton candy, soft drinks and snow cones...There will also be a children's play area, free bingo and music.
Later that day, the West Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Miss West contest and crowing in the West VFW Club at 715 South Reagan. 
The chamber is accepting applications for Miss West till the deadline of June 22.
The annual fireworks show is planned for later that evening. 
A dunking booth is planned beginning at 11 a.m. at the West KC grounds and this year the group[s are accepting votes for people who will sit in the dunk tank at a dollar a vote. The top 4 lucky people, who accumulate the most votes, will have an hour each in the dunk tank starting at 11 a.m. Votes will be accepted at the VFW Post. Revenue for this event is to help offset the cost of the picnic. As of Monday, the voting was Mike Driscoll, Mayor Tommy Muska, Judge Winfrey and Bernie Nors, five votes each.
We lost 5 residents of West and that's sad..
It's that time of the year when people of West are scheduling their family reunions. Detterman-Miller-Weinberger reunion will be June 14 from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall(little hall) in West.
The annual Lander reunion is being held Sunday May 24 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Cottonwood Hall, South Czechhall Road in West. 
West EMS  has scheduled an Open House at it's station from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23. The public is invited to attend which is in conjunction with EMS week, May 17-23.You will be allowed to tour the facility and there will be CPR demonstration. Information will also be available on how to join a Stepper exercise class which is offered free to the public. The Air EVAC helicopter will also be there. Water safety and child safety information will also be available.
The Trojans and Lady Trojans are kicking ass again this year. Both have won all the way and now are Area Champs.. The Lady Trojans play Franklin Lady Lions this Thursday at 7 p.m. and game two on Friday at 5 p.m. and game three if necessary 30 minutes after game two. This is for the regional quarterfinals.I'm not sure of the schedule for the Trojans or who they will play.
Kamrynn Schiller gets a track scholarship to Tarleton State in Stephenville. We have such talented kids here.
More proof of that is Ethan Blocker signs with McMurry University in Abilene to play football.
Braxton James Polansky was welcomed into the world on March 17 at 2:01 p.m. weighing in at 8 pounds 11 ounces. Welcome to the world sweet boy.
It's weird, but 50 years ago the same weekend of our big rain fall, West got 6.50 inches of rain..but it was over an 8 day period..
If the fast pace of West activities don't lure you in, how about these deals. 3 bd-room, 1 bath, old fashioned front porch, hardwood floors, large updated bath, CH/A large pecan trees. $79,000.
Price reduced on white stone 3/3/3 home with nice 2400 square foot shop, custom in-ground pool, privacy fence, large covered back patio, roughed-in for outdoor kitchen all on 1.09+/acres. $250,000. I'd like to buy this..if I had the money I would..
well that's most of the West news..Jackie news is on going..Anissa, Sarah and Marissa Adamson are kidnapping me and taking me for Chinese and then a pedicure..they are getting manicure and pedicure for Prom Week and as I don't need a manicure I'm getting my first pedicure..holyshit. Ain't that cool?
My 3-4 second cameo in Long Term Parking is premiering this Saturday at 8 p.m. in Houston Texas at the Comicpalooza. I'd love to go but don't trust the truck to drive that far even with new brakes and clutch. Was hoping I could get the family to all go but it's hard to coordinate anything like that with school, work and life. None of which I have to worry about, but they all do. There is talk of a sequel and if there is I'm going to badger Paul Bright to give me a real part..like a drunk at the bar..I can do that. Or just a sober Jackiesue telling the world that I haven't smoked in 43 years, haven't drank in 23 years and haven't had sex in 30 years so if you see me smoking and drinking you know I just got laid. I could do that on screen. 
well that's all the news worth printing..but I'll be back..Paper comes out to day plus will have exciting news about my pedicure. later gaters.
 Abby and Olivia rocking their firemen's hat.

Abby taking Olivia, MeMe and GG to school.


Anonymous said...

I love West news and have missed it.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I hope they make you the central character of "Long Term Parking Two!" You could carry a movie, easy.

Jono said...

The West sounds pretty soggy, but it's better than the other way.

Intense Guy said...

Best the annual fireworks thing is a blast!

Hope your computer woes get solved quickly.

Anonymous said...

Oh Jackie!!! These posts are my favorites!!! (Even though I'm slow as balls getting here to read!)
I watch that show Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines and it makes me want to move to Waco so bad! I saw the episode where they redid a house in West and I was looking for you in the crowd! Hahah! The houses there are so amazing, if it wasn't so frigging hot there, I'd go!
I could use a pedicure, only I hate people touching my feet. It is flip flop season though so I gotta do something with these Fred Flintstone toes!