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Friday, December 21, 2012

Lots of rain

Rained a lot last night but by walking time it had stopped.  The temperature was 41 degrees, but very windy.  I wasn't cold but the wind made it seem colder than it was.  I didn't walk one of my routes but had a random walk.  I walked along one of the paths and the little stream was quite high, muddy and in parts over running its banks.  Walked down near it and snapped this picture.
I thought I had walked up all the off shoot paths along this one path but found one I hadn't walked before so I took that to see where it came out.  I knew where I was but was surprised it came out on the road that it did!

I only saw two other people and they were both walking dogs.

I heard a couple of woodpeckers and other birds but only saw a couple sparrows.

It was mostly cloudy but the sun came out from time to time.  In this picture you can barely see the sun shining on the upper branches which I thought was pretty.
The wind was blowing the trees around and some rubbed against each other making a creaking kind of spooky noise.

As usual when I take a random walk I go a little farther than usual because I'm not paying attention to where I'm walking.
Todays steps were 14,092.
I found a dime. : )
Sunrise 7:24
Sunset 4:48
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No Happy Trails this weekend.  Too cold and too much snow to do any work.  6 - 10 inches expected today with an additional 4-6 inches tomorrow.  We probably won't go back until the new year.  
So I'm home today and Ken is at work.
I finished cleaning the downstairs and did a load of laundry.  Too windy and no sun so I couldn't hang it outside.  My clothes are drying nicely over the heating vent.

I baked a loaf of bread in the bread machine and it happened to be done right at lunch time, so I had warm bread with butter and strawberry jelly for lunch.

The little white baby slippers are both done and now I'm knitting on the white hat.  I'm a little more than half way finished with it and will finish it later today.

It's nice being inside a nice warm house listening to the cold wind blow outside.  I just have a few more things to do before I can sit down and finish knitting the hat.

A happy Friday to you.  Slow down and take time to enjoy your day. 
Happyone : )
 She will bear a son,
and you shall call his name Jesus,
for He will save His people from their sins.
~Matthew 1:23

6 comments:

  1. Your day sounds warm and cozy. My day so far has been frustrating, but at least I got home from work early and I am going to eat lunch and relax a bit and try to recover my jolly Christmas spirit! Have a wonderful weekend and stay warm! Show us the cute booties and hat when you are finished!

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  2. Snug and warm inside. You have made the most of each season of weather and by walking enjoyed so much of nature around you.

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  3. Sounds like your kind of day! I'm impressed with your knitting!

    Merry Christmas!

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  4. That stream, shows how much rain we have been getting!

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  5. I like watching the rain but getting out in it?? Your chores seem so nice and warm feeling

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  6. Mmmm... good timing on the bread being done. Your day does sound like a cozy one and I know the bread made the house smell cozy too.
    We had a very windy day too.

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