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SPARK SHUTTING DOWN
Thursday, June 10, 2021      8 comments

THIS MAKE ME SO SAD! To all the friends I have made over the years, if you want to keep in touch. my FB name is Christine Bondi. i'm the one in the red shirt with my boys and my mom. if you want my email private message me and I'll share it... Read more
Yard work, fun and tedious
Monday, May 24, 2021      13 comments

Most of you know I had cement work done last fall. Didn't have much time to do any repair work, so wait til spring. My son sifted out about 10 5 gallon buckets of gravel from where they dumped the extra dirt. Used most of it to redo where the... Read more
Hauling 48 bags!
Wednesday, April 28, 2021      11 comments

last year I had a new sidewalk, steps to basement and an extension to the driveway done. My neighbors company was going to do it when the demand slowed down some, well the owner got charged with a DUI, so that fell through. The neighbor asked ... Read more
Curtains and Life lessons
Thursday, April 01, 2021      10 comments

Hello! I do some shopping on the internet, well there is a web site called MY POINTS that i participate on and I've cashed over 300 dollars in points for Amazon over the years... Anyway they were offering 5 pts per dollar at Home Depot in... Read more
Sewing things
Friday, January 08, 2021      9 comments

I consider myself an average sewer, I have made clothes for myself and kids over the years. i knew many different kinds of stitches and such. repair lots of clothing and replace zippers etc Well My DIL wanted pillows for her rocking chair t... Read more
Whats new and Thanks and blessing to everyone!
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      10 comments

I am gong to have Total knee replacement done on my right knee in January. I will be with my 87 year old mom for I hope only about a week as she has no stairs and i do getting onto the house and getting up to my bedroom. It is time, I went throu... Read more
What's new
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      7 comments

It's been awhile, things are mostly good it was a very hot humid summer and I didn't get in my garden as often as i wanted to. because it was so humid and my knees are killing me. I went through a 3rd round of shots on the knees and it was ... Read more
TOMATOES!
Friday, August 28, 2020      14 comments

i have a garden, I mostly have flowers, but i do grow peppers and tomatoes, basil, chives, garlic and an occasional squash that gets there from the compost pile. I mostly stick with the same tomatoes every year as I know their production. T... Read more
Gardening Update with Cactus
Monday, June 08, 2020      10 comments

I have been busy in my yard with weeding and planting and moving somethings. i do like being in the garden and it is relaxing to me. My body sometimes tells me other wise, but i do manage! I have a prickly pair cactus that grows profusely i... Read more
My State
Friday, April 24, 2020      16 comments

Sorry Disclaimer..... my blog my opinion and not meant to offend. I live in Illinois and it is and has been run by Democrats for at least the past 45 years. We have the Smollette nonsense that caused Chicago so much money and is still in l... Read more
Sheltering in place
Monday, April 20, 2020      8 comments

Well I am very glad that we are starting to see the end of this lock down. i'm sure this has affected a lot of people in so many ways from lack of money to pay bills, put food on the table. Life events, lots of stressors through all of this... Read more
Corona Virus.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      9 comments

These are my thoughts about this whole mess. You don't have to agree with me and I'm not trying to make people mad. With that said..... I am aware that this is a serious illness. I also think that people are taking this to the extreme. I m... Read more
My Naked Ladies !!
Saturday, January 11, 2020      12 comments

Such a provocative name for a flower! I wrote a blog this past summer about me falling into my garden after my defibrillator was implanted. I felt fine and mom had driven me home after the procedure and I was told not to use that arm for an... Read more
Bathroom update and life in general
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      6 comments

I still had my bathroom to finish, mostly just prime the walls, replace the strip of boarder,Thank God I saved the leftover to replace. The major thing was the P-trap under the sink had a small leak. I just put a pan under it and until I figured... Read more
What's going on in my life now.
Friday, October 18, 2019      13 comments

Kitchen is done, still have the bathroom to complete. Some wall touch up, prime it and paint. also need a new facet and pea trap as there is a small leak now and then It have been a very expensive year for house repairs. New water heate... Read more

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