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Sunday, November 29, 2015      11 comments

Well Thanksgiving is over. The food is eaten. Family has left or will be soon. Your house is getting back to everyday living. You now are somewhat back to normal. Your brain is starting to wrap your mind around the fact that Christmas... Read more

Everything but the kitchen sink Ratatouille

Sunday, November 01, 2015      12 comments

This is my version of ratatouille! I can eat it as a meal or a side. You can add some chicken or beef to it after it is cooked. I also have put lentils or Quinoa in it for protein so you wont need the chicken or beef. I sprinkle with parmesan ch... Read more

My Spark friends

Sunday, September 20, 2015      7 comments

Hello everyone! I was cleaning up my page and went to check my settings and LOW and BEHOLD I have a lot of people that have friended me and I did not respond!!! I am so sorry Read more

Getting to know me

Monday, September 07, 2015      11 comments

Where is your cell phone? On the desk, next to me. Spouse? nope Your hair? naturally gray Your mother? 83 and still living on her own and she cracks me up all the time Your father? passed a few years back, not a happy cam... Read more

My Boys

Sunday, September 06, 2015      13 comments

I have 4 Grown Sons. Each of them is so different. The oldest is 43 and he is currently not talking to me. I do not know why, and at the moment I'm feeling so indifferent. He is going through a divorce of his own doing. I have reached ... Read more

Tree Trimming

Saturday, August 22, 2015      13 comments

My house is close to 90 years old, I have a GIANT maple tree in the back yard. It provides need shade on the house, for which I am grateful for. But it also drops TONS of leaves and helicopter all over the yard in fall and spring, which th... Read more

I hate weeds in my Garden

Sunday, July 19, 2015      16 comments

I spent as much time, as it did not rain, in my garden yesterday. I hate having let it go this long. I do like my garden neat and tidy. Water is good for the garden, just not the amounts we have had this year! I think we have broken a 100 y... Read more

My Stress levels , and Spark Friends!

Sunday, July 12, 2015      18 comments

Morning all! This is a bit long sorry, but there is a point to it A little background. I work at a Department of Motor Vehicles issuing CDL Drivers licenses. A CDL License is for anyone driving a big rig tractor/trailer or Bus. I have ... Read more

An awesome day with friends

Sunday, June 07, 2015      14 comments

I did a garden walk with a group of ladies from my bible study. We have been together for many years and encourage each other and step in and are there for each other through thick and thin. In the Suburbs of Chicago is Cantigny Park. The f... Read more

Spring has Sprung in my Garden

Monday, April 20, 2015      19 comments

This is a blog for Cathygetsfit! Spring has arrived in my Garden! I have a bunch of Frittilara's or Checkered Lilies. Cathy had them as her Icon at one point and I told her I would post a picture when they came into bloom. So here they are... Read more

My Birthday wishes

Saturday, April 04, 2015      11 comments

I just want to say emoticon to all of my Read more

Sarcastic Email

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      28 comments

I just had a friend send me this e-mail and it was to funny not to share with everyone.... ENJOY! Some chuckles for the new year: The biggest lie I tell myself is ..."I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it." Wouldn't i... Read more

How to Wrap a Cat!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      12 comments

Just in time for Christmas! I can not see my Taz just sitting there so patiently! We all have our furry friends, big or small, quiet or not, just gotta love them! Enjoy...
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Sunday, November 16, 2014      14 comments

Just a short blog to let all my Spark friends know that I care for each and everyone of them! emoticon I don... Read more

CATS!!! Grrrrr

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      13 comments

My cat Taz is a royal pain in my you know what! CATS!!! grrr can you tell I'm pissed at him?!?!? LOLOL He likes to chew the plants when I bring them in for the winter, so he can spit up his furballs. I have learned to put the ones he... Read more

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