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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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A sunny walk and day

A nice sunny walk this morning.  It was 51 degrees, no wind and just a perfect morning for walking.  I didn't walk on any special route and just wandered here and there.  I only saw a few people and for the most part the morning was my own.  A rabbit hopped along the edge of a path, robins picked worms out of the ground, a blue jay called to another high up in a tree and a couple of deer hid in the woods as I walked by.
Every where I walked was so pretty with the green grass and flowering trees.  Here is just a glimpse of the where I walked and what I saw on this beautiful morning.
I walked by this beautiful pink dogwood tree,
 and along the road.
 Over a footbridge in the woods,
 and along the sidewalk here.
 Then along another path with a flowering red bud tree.
Before I knew it I had walked 6.8 miles and it was time to go back home.
Sunrise 6:24
Sunset 7:50
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I got everything done I had to do in the morning around the house.  I was so busy getting things done that I forgot to eat breakfast so for lunch I made a pancake and had one with syrup and put some RediWhip on top. 

As I type this now it is 79 degrees outside.  I plan to spend the rest of the afternoon sitting out on the deck.  I am going to read and make weave-it squares and enjoy this nice weather.  There is a chance of thunder storms again later today, but just a chance.  I'm thinking they will pass us right by.

Hope it's nice where you are and you too got to spend some of the day outside enjoying it.
A smile from me to you.
Happyone : )
Now here's a quote to make Christians think about how others see them!!!

I like your Christ,
I do not like your Christians.
Your Christians are so unlike
your Christ.
~ Mahatma Gandhi

12 comments:

  1. Let us always hope that others love our Christ. Christians are, after all, always a disappointment.

    So many blossoms! So much green grass! Everything looks so pretty.

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  2. I LOVE today's quote...that's immediately going as my Facebook status! (Lovely walk today!)

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  3. Your pictures are so beautiful. You really capture the morning coming to light. It sure was a warm day, glad we missed the storms too.

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  4. I am so glad your weather is beginning to get warm,hope you enjoyed your afternoon on the deck. I spent the afternoon outside too, it is so hard for me to stay in when the weather is nice.
    As always enjoyed the walk.
    Sue

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  5. Gandhi's comment is sorta sad to hear --since I am a Christian. BUT--since we are all HUMAN, none of us can match up to Christ. Some Christians do a better job of being like Christ than others. Some call themselves Christians --and they do not live as God would choose AT ALL.... SO---I guess that Gandhi is right. We all --Christian or not--could do a better job of living a much better life...

    Beautiful picture of the pink dogwood...
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. You certainly have some beautiful places to walk this time of the year. The Gandhi quote should give us all pause.

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  7. It was a wonderful day yesterday, and I had some time to enjoy it after work. Your walking pictures are great, as usual. One of my favorite trees right now is the redbud. I tried to grow one here, but it didn't make it.

    It's really windy right now. How was your Thursday walk?

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  8. Love the flowering trees. But really LUV the footbridge photo!

    Gentle hugs...

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  9. I think Gandhi is right, especially these days.

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  10. Looks like you had a beautiful walk filled with the sights and sounds of spring. Most of our flowering trees have come and gone, but the azaleas are coming out now.

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  11. It sounds like a perfect way to spend a warm Wednesday afternoon!

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