You have to see the work he did on #4. Awesome!!! First he had to come up with the design, then size it to fit. He then cut the letters to make a wooden template After that spacers had to be made for the right height so the router wouldn't go in too deep. The words are recessed into the wood, in case some don't what a router does. This was time consuming. It is simply awesome!!! Nice job Jason!!!
I'm running into some snags with the park. One mail says finish you're projects & another says don't do any more until we talk. Here's a little story. I hoped to have that seeded last fall, obviously that didn't happen. As things worked out I got fill from the upgrades they're doing in the park. Although much of the work was done by hand part of the 150 yards was knocked down with a machine. I went for radiation & after the treatments would go there & work. It was easy to nap when I got tired. That went on for about a month, I'm guessing on average three times a week. I broke the shaft on my tiller because of the rocks. I decided to get pulverized dirt & get ready for seed. The park shut me down. Go figure? No cost to the park, no labor cost. What's up? I've told them how I feel but that's been tempered, at least by my definition. I refuse to put up with their bullshit. If I meet with them I'll tell them what I really think. Bottom line one bridge burnt down & destroyed. OK! What can I do at Highland & Oswego? I already have ideas.
As much as I'd like to see sod on #11, I'm going to pass & seed it. I'm running at about 75 maybe 80%. There are other things other than disc golf I'm tied up with. I'm not getting support from the park, & I wanted them to pick up the sod. It's going to cost somewhere in the $450.00 range without delivery. I'm getting three loads of dirt, one for long 14's tee, the other two for #14. With other things going on I don't have any reserve. I can't open the can of Whoop Ass! If I can't soon, I'm going to eat the whole damn can!
Thanks for the volunteers,
Joe Witzl Nate Winterstein Tom Matesevac Ryan Gavrick
I'm on board with the other posts. What's amazing he's like the energizer bunny & keeps on ticking. I want to express a personal & make a point of what kind of man he is. He offered to give me discs to sell to give me income for Channahon. I would have but I have so much stuff in my car I don't know how I would keep track of everything. Like Gary Lewis, I'm sure many can give a personal experience about Brian. Congratulations Brian!!!
I saw some familiar disc golf face throwing to #19. They said they knew about the no throwing to the practise basket but were getting ready to throw anyway. They also commented no one would notice. People do notice! The park people said it wasn't their choice but they would pull the basket it it continued. I think a car was hit & they got a complaint. Look, many people use the park for different things, & that park of the park is not a fairway. We have our area to throw discs. I ask if you see someone throwing there, ask them not to. It doesn't help our disc golf cause. Overall, I think we're doing good, I just don't want to test the power of the park. Thanks!
I'm looking for a few good men to lay sod, the week September 5. This is #11 at Channahon. It will be about 200 pieces. It will be set up ready to go. I think it will be about 1 1/2 hours, maybe an hour depending on the help. It's most likely we'll DI it during the week. If you can't be there yourself, find someone you can pay & send them. I will, but I'm not lookinf forward to carry all that sod by myself. By the way Jason Poole can the spell check be upgraded? It didn't correct lookinf. Looking is what it should be.
Well.................here it is early Sunday, I've been up for a couple of hours & I'm smiling. I guess that's why they make vanilla & chocolate. I recently lost $25.00. When I noticed I lost I announced it, Oh no I lost $25.00! The person who found it, overheard my statement, & returned it. I think in the disc golf community, (not the gomer community) it's a standard mo to return the disc nothing should be expected. I can't tell you the work I've done to return a disc that has a name on it, I expect nothing! Tom M. can tell a story about a destroyer that was returned to him. We have all lost discs & I find it contemptable to keep something that doesn't belong to you. It doesn't matter what it is, cell phone, money, car keys. Do you think if you found someones car keys that you have a new car? I don't care what it is, if you find something that doesn't belong to you, it should be returned. No exceptions!!! Chocolate & vanilla.
I can't believe I 'm waking up thinking about this loser. I have a personal thing about not returning phone calls especially in this case. I did get one returned & a voice mail was left. I returned that call many times with no answer back. You have two things I find contemptable Jon, stealing, & lying! Dean was right. That's too bad Jon. I want my phone back, someone with quality may find it useful. You can give it to Patrick.
My treatments are finished & I'm doing real good. I have some typical side effects, low energy & urinating.The radiation causes some swelling. The treatments build on each other, so the two months treatments will take two months to go away. I'm not going through the horror stories I hear about. One thing I hear about is burning while urinating. One person was telling me he grabs the towel rack while going it hurt so much. Others told me they just went home & slept all day. I can't say I'm not tired, but nothing like others. Something disappointing is we won't know the results from these treatments for 3 months. I'm sure I'll be fine. It's going to take that long for he radiation to leave & to get accurate test results. I see the Dr. again for this Nov. 17th. After that I'll be tested every 6 months for the rest of my life. My guess is because the Gleason score was so high. You're support & prayers is HUGE to my mental attitude. I can't write that loud enough! I'm discovering I'm on many prayer lists & that's extremely humbling. Thank-you so very, very much!!!
PS I will be taking hormone shots for two years. Along with that I'm taking 2000mg of calcium & 800mg of vitamin D to prevent osteoporosis. The hormone shots take away my testosterone. I'm also taking 40mg megestrol, twice a day, that helps with the hot flashes. Add to that terazosin hcl 2mg for urinating. Urinating & diarrhea are a big deal. I can take something for the diarrhea but the reverse happens. I want to also add I'm glad for the side effects, it's telling me something is going on. If that wasn't happening it would make me wonder about the treatments.
I realize this is August & it's some time ahead to be thinking about an Ice Bowl. I also want to mention I haven't discussed this with the J-Town board. I'm assuming we will be doing it again although it's not formal, so this is coming from me not the J-Town Club. We did extremely well for our first year. That came from little planning & kind of flying by the seat of our pants. Randy Moore & Thor helped me get started with a presentation which help me come up with my own style. This thought came from what Fox Valley is doing & they're starting their promotion now. My thinking is they're filling a swimming pool with a shot glass compared to what J-Town can raise for Morning Star Mission. I might add they have quite the program in how they screen people & who they help. I just want to plant the seed. The last few Sundays have been chill day for me but my mind is still working. The next big deal for me is the Channahon Classic & things aren't going well to my plans, I'm having equip. problems. I'm proud to be a part of J-Town & I want to point out, Jason Poole was the fulcrum. Did I get that right Jason? I've said this before & maybe a hundred times more, I'm proud & thrilled to be a part of such a great group of people!!! You Go J-Town!!!