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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Thursday, September 27, 2012

My day so far

Warmer today than yesterday at 62 degrees.  A bit of clouds around this morning.
I walked one of my connect the path routes which took me on three different paths with walking on roads in between each one.
A driver stopped to let a deer and her two little ones cross the road.
I saw one other deer along one of the paths.
 On this route I walk through the school parking lot.  Middle school on the left and the elementary school on the right.  All the buses for the middle school had just pulled away as I got here.
Unusual to see all these cars parked along the road I walk on.  A townhouse complex was getting new roads and parking lots so everyone had to park out along the street.  Some a couple of blocks away.
A few people scattered here there throughout my walk.
I walked 6 miles.
Sunrise 7:00
Sunset 6:56
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After hanging a couple of loads of laundry (I don't understand how only two people can have so many dirty clothes) out on the line I went out on the deck and ate my breakfast (cottage cheese and raisins) out amongst the clothes blowing in the wind.
I went out in my little front yard this morning and cut those nasty yews back again and pulled one completely out.  I just hope they don't decide to replace it when the gardeners do their work.  If I'm home I'll tell them not to bother.  I hate those things.  The petunias and some purple flowers that I don't know the name of are still blooming and looking good.  There are also some pink flowers and the hen and chicks. 

I cleaned up the inside of my side of the garage.  Things were starting to line up along the edge and I didn't want to bang my car door into anything.  I have to keep the car washing stuff on my side because there is more room there.  Ken's car goes right to the other edge.  Anyway there were lawn chairs, a bag of dirt, golf clubs which we NEVER use, and odd and ends stuff.  Now it is tidy and neat.

This afternoon there were a million stink bugs out on the deck when I went to take the clothes in.  I had a fly swatter and went around killing them all!!  I haven't seen any for a while now and was surprised to see so many all of a sudden.

Not leaving for Happy Trails today.  Supposed to be rainy up there and Ken as has to work tomorrow.  

I was planning on having tacos for supper tonight but now I'm having a craving for pizza so I'm switching things around.  Out for pizza tonight and tacos tomorrow.  I've already cooked up the ground beef and put it in the refrigerator for tomorrow.
A lot of people think pizza is bad and lots of calories but I think it gets a bad wrap.  Its the stuff you put on it that makes it bad.  We usually get a plain cheese pizza. If we do get toppings it is pepper, onions, roasted garlic or something like that and I always only eat two pieces. Anyway talking about it is making me hungry.  I'm going to go grab a granny smith apple and sit out on the deck and eat it.

Hope all is well with you.
A happy day to you.
Happyone
You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen.
But if you are beautiful at sixty,
it will be your soul's own doing.
~ Marie Stopes
Comment replies:
Kim - I like creamy peanut better! : )  Jif to be exact.  We always had Skippy at home when I was a kid but discovered Jif many years ago when the commissary was out of Skippy.
Vee - I just put ketchup on my meatloaf sandwiches.  I ate mine cold yesterday.  Sometimes we heat the meatloaf up.

6 comments:

  1. What a delightful, relaxing day! Your posts always make me smile and feel calm and relaxed. I love both pizza and tacos! Enjoy the rest of your week.

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  2. Looks like a lovely morning for a walk ;)

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  3. Pizza and tacos, could it get any better?

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  4. I agree with you about pizza. I just wish that I could find a place that makes a thinner crust so I could avoid all the bread. That last quote is a good one. If I make it to sixty, I'll have to test it out. LOL! I do crack myself up.

    Have a fun time out. Oh, are you cleaning up Ken's side of the garage, too?

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  5. Hi Happyone!
    I've been seeing stink bugs here and there. Thank goodness not a million of them. I hope your place doesn't turn into a hotspot! Did they stink when you killed them?

    I could eat pizza all the time too. Have you been to Coal Fire? There's one in EC. I love the Margherita one. They make their own crust and mozzarella daily and the crust is thin and crisp. Yum!

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  6. Yes the stink bugs seem to have erupted here as well. That and the mosquitos make we long for our first frost.

    And pizza does have a bad rap! I love plain cheese pizza. And if you look at what is on it - it is an OK food.

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