Wednesday, March 26, 2014

BAB's May Tea

BAB’s Women’s Club 
Annual May Tea
will be held at

Log Spirit Bed & Breakfast
In Athol, ID

May 13th at 11 am

If you’ve been to a Tea, you know how much fun it is

and the great food that is served. 

We will again have members

modeling clothes from local charities.

Tickets are $12 and are limited.

To be sure of a seat, please contact a BAB member

to arrange to purchase your ticket.

Our next meeting (including brunch) will be on Tuesday, April 22nd at 9:30 am.  We’re a friendly, diverse group of women. 
Questions? Call:  Joyce Wilkuski, 683-3625, Cindy Post  683-1859,
Nathlie White 659-3467 or Lyn Haney, 683-1632


Giving to Local Charities for 57 years

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Contractors Solicitation for the Bayview Center project.

Bayview Contractors Solicitation Information
Bayview Community Center Addition
March 24, 2014

To: Persons interest in being the Project Contractor for the addition to the Bayview Community Center.

It is the desire and hope of the Bayview Community Center Board that the Contractor (Project Manager) selected to build the addition to the Community Center is a Bayview residents.  We believe that the required skills and talents currently reside in Bayview.  We expect that the Solicitation for Proposal will be publicized in March or early April of 2014 followed closely by Contractor selection and that work will begin in May.  We expect that the project will take three to four months.

The project is funded by both Federal and private sources. Since Public Funding is being used, the project is considered a Public Works Project.  Therefore, in order to become the Project Contractor, Federal and State contracting standards must be met.   These include:

·         The successful contractor must be a Licensed Contractor in the State of Idaho and must have a Public Works License as well.   State and Public Works Contractor Licensing Programs ensure that those performing public works construction in Idaho have the financial wherewithal and technical knowledge and expertise to properly perform in a workman-like manner.  This is done by making sure that all Contractors and Construction Managers performing Public Works Construction in the state are qualified and properly licensed under Idaho’s licensing laws for Public Works Construction.

o    Requirements for a Contractor’s License can be found at the Idaho State web site

o   Public Works Licensing requirements are found at


·         Contractors and their employees must be properly licensed with the Division of Building Safety in order to perform the requested work.

If you have interest in becoming the Contractor (Project Manager), please advise the Center Board so that we may assist you through the process.  Contact any of the Board members listed below:

                                                                Chuck Waller      683-2389
                                                                Tom Lloyd           683-1680
                                                                George Grandy 683-1859

We hope you are successful in your quest to build this addition. Let’s keep this project in Bayview.

This notice has been distributed through the various Bayview email lists. Some local contractors may have been missed. If you know a Bayview contractor ask them if they got the message. If no, pass it along to them.


Tom Lloyd – Board Member
Bayview Community Center
P.O Box 493
Bayview, Idaho 83803

Center News

LOU dates, if you have not enjoyed this special place and time please do. We all gather just for the fun and companionship. See you there soon!

April 2nd                 Hot Dogs and Smokies with all the trimmings and various side salads and beverages

                                We will be serving sheet cakes to celebrate Jackie’s 29th                             birthday (again).

April 9th                 Pulled Pork Sandwiches, coleslaw, beverages and desserts

April 16th                       Grilled Brats with all the trimmings, various salads, beverages and desserts.         

April 23rd               Grilled Chix, rice, veggies, salad, beverages and desserts        

April 30th               Hamburgers with all the trimmings, various side salads, beverage and desserts.

 Friday Night Movies

Friday Night at the Movies is also back.  We will be showing recently released films on the 1st and 3rd Friday through June at 7pm as long as no other schedule conflict arises.  There will be no movies in July, August, or September.  On April 4th the movie is “Captain Phillips” starring Tom Hanks and April 18th “Gravity” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. 
Norma Jean

Dean and Norma Jean's Excellent trip

Our journey is complete. As Dean got out of the car after reaching home he wanted to know when we could go again! I am not much for road trips as I have stated before but this trip turned out well. I still would rather get on a plane and fly, leaving more time to visit with the folks we went to see but that is just me.

The Prius logged 3,768 miles and we spent a total of $302.00. Not bad, all of our other expenses were below budget except for some gifts we purchased and the stop at the wonderful stained glass store in Layton UT. I could have there for hours.

We traveled to Pocatello ID, spent the night, proceeding the next day through Wyoming and then down to Colorado Springs. Lucas our son was a charming host, traveling with us to Cripple Creek. We kept losing him in the Casinos as we found some folks that we used to work with. Johnny Nolon’s is still standing but some of the other favorite Casinos were either closed completely or had been purchased by larger corporations. The day was glorious, traveling to Victor and doing a little metal detecting. Lucas took us to a dispensary for marijuana which was not anything like I expected. The last night there we finally met his girlfriend from Kansas and a couple of my “boys” showed up for dinner. Lucas’ friends wanted to show Mom that they really had turned out all right.

Took two days to travel to Arizona to see my brother. I really enjoyed Gallup New Mexico, the motel was outstanding with excellent staff. The Garman kept going off line, so glad I had a smart phone with me.

The time spent in Scottsdale was pleasant and warm. Dean and I did some swimming, enjoying time spent with my brother Joe and my sister-in-law Betty. Not sure I would enjoy living in Arizona, we were continuously warned about rattlesnakes and javelina’s. I never saw any one of those critters but I took the warnings back with me where they will lay dormant until we travel once again. Loved being with my niece again, memories of times well spent. Joe and family lived in Denver while we were in Colorado Springs, we spent a lot time with them. We would gather for dinners, imbibing in spirits, having a grand time. Joe asked if I remembered the Christmas when he and I just had to have a Christmas goose. We drove all over Denver trying to locate a goose, finally finding one that was very frozen. Oh my was my sister-in-law mad at us! Kim remembers the summer she spent babysitting for us and of course the story of the M.P.’s coming to keep me calm while they explained that Josh had set the field on fire at Ft. Carson. Kim wanted to stay with us, why I will never know.

On the way home we stopped and visited with a dear friend, who has kept me on my Christian path. I met the new dog in the family and visited the town where my friend lives.  In Salt Lake City we met up with the owner of Bayview Scenic Apartments had a nice lunch and then started on our way home again.

Below you can see that Dean continued with hard labor as he cleaned the pool!

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Road trip!

Road Trip!

Getting ready to take a two week road trip, I am sure this will further define Dean's and my relationship. It will either be fun or we will have killed each other before we get back. Somehow I doubt that will happen. Our road trips always reminded me of the song by C.W. McCall "Wolf Creek Pass"
"Sign says clearance to the twelve-foot line, but the chickens was stacked to thirteen-nine. Well we shot that tunnel at a hundred-and-ten, like gas through a funnel and eggs through a hen, and we took that top row of chickens off slicker than scum off a Lousiana swamp. Went down and around and around and down 'til we run outta ground at the edge of town. Bashed into the side of the feed store... in downtown Pagosa Springs.
Wolf Creek Pass, way up on the Great Divide
Truckin' on down the other side."

Anyway we are headed to Colorado Springs via Pocatello and Laramie. I really hate driving down through Casper WY., that is a long story. So we thought we would try a different route. Thinking of Colorado got me thinking about all of our trips in Colorado and of course Pagosa Springs, CW McCall and our dear friend who recently passed away. Max showed us Turquoise Lake, Weston Pass, Leadville, and of course C.W. McCall. Max we are going to miss you! Primitive camping, early spring fishing, time passed by the fire, and knife throwin'.

You all may have been wondering what I have been doing with all this free time I have on my hands. As everyone says I don't know how I worked and still got everything done! My hairdresser asked me that very question, after greeting each as long lost friends, you see I have not seen Rita for three years because of my work schedule. Believe me it was worth the three year wait. I love Rita! Anyway I got off the subject. I have been working on refining the pattern for Steve's (my son-in-law) 2' x 3' stained glass piece and practicing so I can cut the piece for this massive of work of art.  Below are pictures of some of the pieces I have completed as practice.

That my friends is the end of my post fro the day. Thank you all who read my blog and facebook pages. You all make me feel good and I send blessings your way!


Bayview Daze 50/50 Raffle Tickets

We now have raffle tickets available for purchase. Bruce and Judy Robinson, 208-683-3588, will be selling tickets for the Bayview Daze Raffle, currently Ralph's also has tickets. Get your tickets early BUT there will be another raffle that will be given out at the Christmas Party this year. Two Chances to win $1,000.00 prizes. Telephone numbers for Board can be found in the Bylines and our website We are hoping that tickets will be sold at The Bitter End again this year.

Norma Jean