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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
2 days after surgery
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      15 comments

Well had my surgery done on Monday morning. All went well. Had the operating nurse laughing because he was being funny and I told him don't worry Sarcasm is my middle name, he said then we'll get along just fine. Got home about 5 pm. Went t... Read more
heart monitor update
Friday, July 19, 2019      16 comments

So yesterday I go to the new specialist that the heart doc wanted me to see. It appears the patch I wore for 2 weeks showed some irregularities in my ekg over time. I have what is called hypertrophic cardiomyopothy which is my heart beats... Read more
Garden thoughts
Tuesday, June 18, 2019      13 comments

I have a huge garden that I love to be out in. When I was working I had to limit my time to when I had the time to be in it. This year was my first all the time I wanted to spend in my garden time, I RETIRED!! Well life had other plans! Wh... Read more
Who knew a strong heart was a bad thing???
Thursday, June 06, 2019      9 comments

Will try not to make this a long story! I have bad knees, years washing floors on hands and knees and kneeling in the garden. I retired in January and figured now is the time to get my knees done. So I got the referral and went to th... Read more
Kitchen Remodel DONE!!!
Friday, May 24, 2019      13 comments

So for all that have been following my Kitchen remodel here are the latest pictures. I am very happy with the work and do enjoy it very much! I do not wish any of that on anyone! It was worth it in the end but it was starting to wear on me for s... Read more
Kitchen update II
Friday, April 26, 2019      12 comments

Welcome back for this endless project! my some came home last night and installed the 3 pull out drawers for me! need I say I have more organizin... Read more
Lost weight because to busy to eat!
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      13 comments

With me being retired really since Dec 7th I have not been eating all the random things that people would bring into work and I haven't been eating lunch much as I'm not hungry so really only 2 meals a day. Plus with all this Kitchen remodeling ... Read more

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