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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Linda Shires wins BIG!

In April Linda Shires, Char Hejlik, Sandy Hejlik, and Sandy Hudson attended a Woman's Expo in McAllen. They had a lot of fun and entered all the drawings by the various "vendors".  In June the Mercedes Economic Development Council made contact with Linda to advise that she was the lucky winner of a shopping spree! Today Linda picked up her winning "shopping spree certificate." It's really nice to have a good time and win a prize as well. Linda will enjoy spending her $2,500.00 prize!  Congratulations, Linda...we always knew you were a winner! 
This is the photo from the award ceremony.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

From Nina Garbors via Wally Bentt

---TEXAS BLESSING

Bless this house, oh Lord, we cry. Please keep it cool in mid-July.
Bless the walls where termites dine, while ants and roaches march in time.
Bless our yard where spiders pass fire ant castles in the grass.
Bless the garage, a home to please carpenter beetles, ticks and fleas.
Bless the love bugs, two by two, the gnats and mosquitoes that feed on you.
Millions of creatures that fly or crawl, in Texas , Lord, you've put them all!!
But this is home, and here we'll stay, So thank you Lord, for insect spray.

HOLD IT............. there's more....

YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN Texas IN JULY WHEN...
~ The birds have to use potholders to pull worms out of the ground.
~ The trees are whistling for the dogs.
~ The best parking place is determined by shade instead of distance.
~ Hot water now comes out of both taps.
~ You can make sun tea instantly.
~ You learn that a seat belt buckle makes a pretty good branding iron.
~ The temperature drops below 95 and you feel a little chilly.
~ You discover that in July it only takes 2 fingers to steer your car.
~ You discover you can get sunburned through your car window.
~ You actually burn your hand opening the car door.
~ You break into a sweat the instant you step outside at 7:30 a. m.
~ Your biggest bicycle wreck fear is,"What if I get knocked out and end up lying on the pavement and cook to death?"
~ You realize that asphalt has a liquid state.
~ The potatoes cook underground, so all you have to do is pull one out and add butter, salt and pepper.
~ Farmers are feeding their chickens crushed ice to keep them from laying boiled eggs.
~ The cows are giving evaporated milk.
............ Ah, what a place to call home

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

July Ladies' Luncheon

A group of ladies from Leisure World sampled the fare at Willie's BAR-B-Q in Alamo today. While some critiqued the orders their neighbors were getting;

others were examining the menu boards (they really already know what they were going to order....same as always!)

In short order all were loaded up with goodies and the serious business of the day began.
 For some that was tying into savory grub;

for others conversation took precedent over the goodies on the plate.

Special guest Thea Soland found time to share a smile and wave with the photographer.

And there was total agreement that good food and good conversation are hard to beat!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Sunshine Report

Jo Anne Kurtenbach has had rotater cuff surgery on her right sholder in Minot ND. She will be recovering in Canada in Brandon.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Ia Texas LW reunion

If you left an envelope for the reunion you will recieve your invitation letter in the mail soon.

Ia Texas LW reunion

Iowa Texas LW reunion
Thursday August 18, 2011
9:30 to 2:30

Rides Bar and Grill
723 S. 31st St
Fort Dodge, Ia
(same place as last year)

Theme: TEDDY BEAR PICNIC

Menu
Ham Slice
Cheesy Potatoes
Baked Beans
Fruit Salad
Cookie

Coffee and Muffins will be served when you arrive

Please send a check for $15.00 per person by August 10, to
Charlie or Millie Lombard
1824 Charmil Drive
Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

If youo have an old or favorite teddy bear or story about a teddy bear
please bring it with you.

Directions Take 5th ave south to 31st street and go 2 1/2 blocks south. Lots of
construction still going on so drive carefully.

SEE YOU THERE

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Happy Independence Day!

So, I;m a couplla hours early!

Friday, July 1, 2011