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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Friday, August 24, 2012

Happy Trails

I forgot to look at the thermometer when I left this morning but it was probably in the low 60's.  I mapped out a new route today and have a good name for it - The Circle Route because  I kind of walked in one big circle.  I walked mostly along the streets.  Off one street were two different streets I walked down and both of them were circles and led me back to the main street I was walking. So I walked one big circle with two little circles in it.
This little path connects two dead end streets that I walked along.
The street eventually took me to the school.  I walked through the school parking lot, through another little path, along another street, another path that takes me back to the main street and home again.
It was a nice walk and one that I'll walk again.
I saw a few people scattered here and there along the way.  On the last path there were a bunch of crows that really seemed upset about something but I couldn't figure out what it was about.

This route turned out to be 6.4 miles.
Sunrise 6:29
Sunset 7:50
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Got a few things done around the house and then packed up a few things to take up to "Happy Trails" which we plan on leaving for later on this afternoon.  Ken is hoping to get home here by 3:00 and then we will leave.

A while back two people mentioned Happy Trails for a name for our land in western Maryland.  The name has kind of stuck with us and have decided that it's just right for our place.  I thank you Cheryl and Retired Knitter! : )  Both are blogger friends and in person friends. : )

Now, I'm about to have some lunch and then I'm going to read until Ken comes home.

Have a great day!
Fill it with laughter and sunshine.
Happyone
The kaleidoscope of colour which is my life,
shows the interesting choices I've made along the way.
~ Antie Koekie
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Vee - I spotted this double acorn walking this morning and thought of you and Sam with the acorn family.  This would make a good member to the family - Siamese Twins. : )

10 comments:

  1. My front yard and driveway are littered with acorns. I have a huge oak tree in my front yard.

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  2. Have a productive time at "Happy Trails!"

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  3. I am so glad you picked Happy Trail. It just jumped into my mind and seemed perfect from the first second.

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  4. Sounds like you have a nice weekend planned. Enjoy!

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  5. Love the name, Happy Trails, Karen... Sounds wonderful!!!!! Hope you two have a fabulous weekend.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. Cute acorns! Not technically Siamese...just identical.

    Your comment on my post today had me laughing. You aren't surprised by the nutty things I do anymore or some such thing. Nah. After five years, I'm sure that you've got me pretty well figured out.

    Happy Trails sounds like a great name. Now you just have to get a sign made up. You probably could do a sweet DIY one.

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  7. Siamese twins indeed! love that little path shot...stay happy for you inspire me!

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  8. A name. 'Happy Trails'. And it resonates with both of you. Perfect!

    "Auntie"

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  9. You certainly have lots of options for lovely walks. Great name for your land.

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  10. Aug. 28th...

    You are on break.

    Awwww, just when I had to post (*crow*) about our "Chuck It" experience. :-)

    "Auntie"

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