I'm a liberal pagan living in West,Texas..yes that West,Texas

Wednesday, May 28, 2008


Three days off ......whee!...Today is the last of my three days off...and lots have happened(but not my laundry)..Yesterday I got a 'play it forward' form Rox in the frozen north of Canada...I had forgotten she was sending it and when I opened my little mail box I thought 'what the fuck?'...Then I opened it up and saw who it was from...There was a white poncho with Canada all over it in red, a scarf with Canada all over it, a small candle(that I have already lit and used up)a CD of Rox's favorite Canadian singers like Rose Cousins, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen, Jann Arden, Chantal Kreviazuk, and Wide Mouth Mason(who couldn't love someone named Wide Mouth?)..I've been so busy I haven't had time to play it, so will do it Sat. and Sun. morning before I go to work in place of my Gregorian Chants..She said if I didn't like it, it doubles as a coaster... There was some gum and a candy bar along with an assortment of maple leaves and little Canadian flags..Since I couldn't eat the candy bar I gave it to Babs who gave it a thumbs up..I will play this forward by asking 3 people to send me their address and I will send them a play it forward ....So thank you very much Rox for my little Canadian Care Package..
Babs and I went to Pizza House for lunch and it doesn't matter if I order pizza or Cheeseburger or Chicken Casadia, mine comes 30 minutes after Babs meal..I have come to the conclusion that the cook is the wife of some one I got drunk and fucked 20 years ago..because no matter what I order...Babs is half way through eating her meal before mine gets there..We had just walked in and the skies opened up and the rains came..Thunder, lightning and lots of rain. We ate and scurried back home and then I went to library and found out that Nancy had already ordered the 3rd Dexter book for me...How cool is that?...Also got Small Favor by Jim Butcher, T is for Trespass by Sue Grafton, Sea Change by Robert B. Parker, The Killing Ground by Jack Higgins, Lost Souls by Lisa Jackson, Hollywood Crows by Joseph Wambaugh, The Genius by Jesse Kellerman, and Santa Fe Dead by Stuart Woods...hot dang..now that I have more hours free I will be able to catch up on my reading...Life is good..
Then to top if off Jamie called and wanted to come visit, so I knew something was up...and yes, something was up..She and Harrison got married on her last trip to Virginia..sigh*...Now don't get me wrong, I like Harrison but I still think they are too young and well, fuck...she's got so much time ahead of her to be tied down with a husband..oh well, no one asked me and as hard headed and stubborn as Jamie is, it wouldn't matter anyhow..She has a mind of her own..He did call Thom and ask for her hand in marriage and got her a beautiful ring..She will be moving down to Norfolk in July and will have a real wedding in May of '09..While she was here we spent half the night looking at invitations for her bridal shower, and cakes..She found the perfect invitations...it says :"Bling Bling, she got her ring"....we both thought that was hysterical..She copied and printed out 3 different cakes in the hopes that she can show it to the cake master here in West and she can duplicate it..She stayed til almost one am..it was really great, we laughed and had a great time and since she hadn't eaten we went to Pizza House for dinner...Since I had just been there I just had an order of chicken wings 12 for $5.99, hot damn, they were good...some of the best chicken wings I have ever eaten..I shared them with Jamie, and then she had a spinach pizza and for once...I got mine first...ha..
Then today Babs and I went to Belmead to the House of Satan. We went to H. E. B. first, which is a grocery store like ...Piggly Wiggly, or Krogers, or what ever you have locally...I got a shit load of fish, salmon, perch and tilapia. Since Babs was already starting to have a melt down and needed a cigarette, she went out side and waited ...I found some books on sale...yes, I know what your thinking...I need more books like I need bigger tits, but what can I tell you..I have an addiction..I got The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder Volume II for .99cents, Possessed(about Prince)by Alex Hahn for $2. 99, The Last Light of The Sun by Guy Gavrill Kay(about the Saxons and Celtics) for $2.99, and Judgement Calls by Alafair Burke for $3.99(daughter of my favorite author James Lee Burke)...so I did good.. Then we went to the House of Satan and by the time we got out of there Babs was ready to beat either me or anyone in particular to a bloody-pulp with my frozen salmon. We were there for almost 3 hours and she was freaking out..I had entered some sort of zen zone and kept singing 'sugar in the morning, sugar in the evening, sugar at supper time, so be my little sugar and love me all the time..' and doing a little kick dance...I got 2 months worth of my diabetes meds and got my film out..I got a ton of fresh vegetables came home and made gazpacho..cuces, celery, radish, bell peppers, tomatoes, black and green olives, red onions, carrots, tomato juice and some Tabasco sauce. I just had a bowl for dinner and it kicked ass..I thought about doing the laundry..there is only 2 loads, but after thinking about it for about 39 seconds I said fuckit and took a nap..naps are good...except when fucking Margaret knocks on the door and wakes me up....I swear to Goddess, they will never find her body..I am posting a picture of the living room, with my new recliner, my new curtains and new floor lamp..and Annie who is enjoying it all..The front yard with my flowers in bloom and the beginning of the potted veggies, Me with my then new hair cut(way too short..I look like a dutch tourist), Anessa and Inky(freshly shaved and hair dyed to match mine),My mother's day display with the hot undies, Me and Inky in our matching haircuts and dye job..(we use the exact same color dye, cracked me up) we are at our station...ready to ...fuck around...Jackiesue's tits nestled in the Late Show online Tshirt and the Obama stickers, my Buddha picture on the couch, it is now in my bedroom, where it looks fantastic on the wall.. Inky before he shaved and dyed his hair..and last but not least...my F U letters on the glass door to my apartment. Which evidently ...doesn't keep a mother fucking one of them away..(Jamie thought the N fell off and I had put fun on the door,) when I told her no it stood for Fuck You, she said "GRANDMA..."...which is what she said when I told her about Tom and the blow-job story..She said she says the word schmuck all the time and every time she says it thinks of me..ha. I am such a great influence on her. She looked at all the pictures on my computer and couldn't get over how different I looked in each picture...yup, and have a personality to match each look...So that's about all...I rearranged the furniture in my bedroom and bought a new fan to put in the window so I can turn ac off and use the evening air to keep cool...it's been humid during the day, but the evenings are still cool..so to keep from using the ac all the time, I will give the neighbors a cheap thrill by being able to peek in my window while I sleep.
Now I need to pick 3 people to send a play it forward package too..and to make it fair..I'm going to shut my eyes and pick 3...and they are........oh wow, that was fun...The first one was Camels Back and Forth..yea, my friend Allan..the second one was Kali and the third one was Jan from the Poodle and Dog blog..so send me your address's and I will send you a 'play it forward' gift from West, Texas....Might take me a couple of weeks, I get distracted alot...fuckme I'll never shop again.
I'm going to post the pictures separately..so it will come next..oh oh..damn...I nearly forgot...I spent $50 to fill up my tank...arghhhhhhhhhhhh!....


KrisMrsBBradley said...

The "play it forward" sounds fun! I might have to start one of those.

Nit Wit said...

See what happens. You recommend my blog and I get Blogger block.
Got some new visitors though.
Watching the new Rambo movie right now. They say it's supposed to be the best one.
I still have to look at the pictures though I did see a couple of blond twins as I scrolled by on my way to this post.
Gee, maybe there will be some I can try out my Photoshop tutorials on.
I hope Kali has time to do another movie soon.
I have a rant trying to get out but work has been kicking my butt and I am just letting it build until it's ready to spew.

Nan said...

I've got T is for Trespass in the suitcase for vacation reading. I love the way Sue Grafton has moved forward so slowly with her character that Kinsey is still back in the 1980s pre-internet, pre-MTV, pre-reality television.

Great photos. Seeing amaryllis blooming outdoors still startles me. I spent so many years living up north that I still think of amaryllis as a plant you get in a pot at Christmas and then throw away once it's done blooming.

Doralong said...

I guess it's pretty hard to mail one of those church burgers, huh?

Anonymous said...

Glad the package got there safe and sound! I realized after I sent it that you wouldn't be able to eat the chocolate bar, but I figured you'd share it with someone! Y'all don't have Aero bars in the States, do you? No ketchup chips either from what I understand! Poor souls!


mrsb:it's really fun...yeah, im missing the kali pictures,that was fun..rambo movies..more blood than words..
spit that post out..i know you can do it..
nan:I don't think that is what the flowers are..but you may be right..the only bloom for a short time..a month maybe and then boom that's all..I'm reading t for trespass now and she is such a great author..nd i like that it's back in the 80's before everything was at your fingertips..
doralong:oh man, if i could send them, everyone would get one..but Babs says if you live in Texas and can get to a whataburger that's what they taste like..
rox:no i had never seen the aero bar before...and ketchup chips?...ohh doggie..babs said it was pretty good...do you have pork skins in canada?..if not I'll send you some..

sageweb said...

Wow you are a busy beaver with big boobs and you hang out with Babs...lots of B's.

Anonymous said...

You look very different from the last time I ever saw a picture of you on here. You look about 15 or 20 years younger. Are you sure that's you? I wish I could get a gift box from an exotic locale like Canada or Texas! But it would be even funnier to gather crap from here and send it out to unsuspecting individuals...such as yourself.

Heidi said...

Congratulations to your granddaughter!

How much is gas in West? Today it hit $3.95 in Minneapolis!


bigduh:if you'd send me your address you'd get a big ole west, texas play it forward..but i think it would be fun to get a cleveland play it forward..
I think it's the blond hair..it makes me feel younger so maybe it makes me look younger..
rudegirl:it was $3.79 and babs went yesterday to fill her's up and it was still $3.79...feck!

Josh said...

Holy crap, you've been busy. I don't know how you go through the books as fast as you do; maybe I just don't have the atten-- oh look, my bunnies are back!