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GARDENCHRIS
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My work
Sunday, May 01, 2016      15 comments

As most of you know I work at a State agency administering CDL truckers. On any day I deal with all kinds of crazy. It does not help when you have an out of control manager. The great news Friday....he was demoted and transferred out... Read more
A great big THANK YOU
Sunday, April 10, 2016      13 comments

Just wanted to let all my Spark Friends and those that just stopped by to wish me a HAPPY BIRTHDAY...... THANK YOU!!!! I bought myself a nice pinwheel for my garden. I work part time at Hobby Lobby doing custom framing. So they got 2 different t... Read more
YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL
Sunday, February 21, 2016      13 comments

AS I was surfing the web this morning I read another blog about girls body image from one of my Spark friends. I was interesting and I made a comment about how when I was younger that mattered to me....... I let others define who I was based on ... Read more
Gift cards for FREE
Monday, January 18, 2016      15 comments

I love getting free things just placed over 100.00 order with Amazon, my cost 4.34! I "cashed" in some of My Points points for a 50.00 credit and 50.00 from my Club Carlson points! Woo Hoo!! Every time somethings comes up that I am int... Read more
50 THINGS ABOUT ME
Sunday, December 27, 2015      19 comments

I stole this from another Spark page, sure she wouldn't mind. So here goes! Hope you enjoy reading it! 1. What time did you get up this morning? 7 am got up did my "business' fed the cat and went back to bed, then woke up at 10Am ... Read more
THOUGHTS ON THANKFULNESS
Sunday, November 29, 2015      17 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

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