Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself;
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
~Groucho Marx

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

A quiet day

A short post today - a pretty quiet do nothing kind of day.
It was another misty morning so I waited a little bit and walked at 8:00 - at least it was light out. I did my exercise tape before my walk. I was feeling a little down and then two people stopped at the cross walk to let me cross the street - both directions at the same time! :-) That doesn't happen very often. It was enough to put a smile on my face and brighten my mood. Funny how such a little thing can make a difference like that.

Stayed home and did a few things around the house. We lost power for a couple of hours in the afternoon. No idea why - no storms and no wind.

I spent quite a lot of time reading.

No ice cream or chocolate chip cookies for our snacks tonight. I made chocolate pudding.

Just a picture I took on my walk this morning. I saw the last of these geese getting out of the water and by the time I got my camera they all were out.Hope all is well in your part of the world and you had a Happy Day!

7 comments:

  1. We had heavy fog this morning. I went outside to breathe it in and feel it on my skin. Fog always brings memories of living in the mountains - happy memories.

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  2. At least we saw some sun today! Real busy for me -- marketing. Tomorrow I clean and on Thursday cook and host the book club.

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  3. We all need a quiet day once in a while, but losing power for no apparent reason is a bummer!

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  4. I think we should never underestimate the power of a small thing. Quite often they can make a difference in someone else's day as you have proven here.

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  5. We have a nice sunny week but still cold and geese everywhere, it seems they are all over the world. lol.
    Have a great week.

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  6. Wow! That's a lot of geese!

    Sometimes the weather determines our mood...fog always makes me feel droopy.

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  7. At my place we have sun right now and the snow is melting. That is good because the roads are not icy anymore.
    I hope you feel happy today:)
    I think the photo is funny because it looks like all the geese are running away from you.

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