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, May 14, 2013

A walk and then up to Happy Trails

A chilly start to the morning.  Only 32 degrees but the sun was shining, there was no wind and it was great to be out walking.

I walked around the lake again and there was a mist over the water.  I take quite a lot of pictures of this scene, but it is one of my favorites.

I saw lots of bunnies but no deer today.  The birds were happily chirping away.  They seemed extra happy. : )  I saw a Baltimore Oriole.  Don't see them very often.

Quite a few people out around the lake enjoying the cool crisp weather.  I saw everything from people wearing gloves to tee shirts and shorts.

I thought these wild flowers looked pretty along the path by one of the footbridges.
Posting early today because we are heading up to Happy Trails in a little while.  Ken is loading up the truck as I type this.  We hope to get a good bit done on the shed there so we can store more things for the move. The more we can move now the better. 

Off I go to help Ken.
Hope your day is a happy one filled with sunshine.
Happyone : )
Those who bring sunshine to the live of others
cannot keep it from themselves.
~ James M Barrie
Comment replies:
Cheryl - I'd love to walk the lake with you.  How about next Monday?  
Vee -  That is exactly how I feel.  Everything is in His hands and it is working out how it is supposed to. : )  So many things have 'just happened' at the right time.
Auntie - Yes, yes I want more stuff around.  I don't like it so empty - no personality to it.  All the stuff is what makes it home. : )
Betty - I walk a mile in 15 minutes.

10 comments:

  1. Hope you have great weather, for your projects!!!

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  2. I'm about to go for a walk myself and thought I'd check in on a few blogs before I do.
    Hope your trip to HT is fun and productive.

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  3. From your post, sounds like all of nature is happy this morning in your neck of the woods. You walk at a pretty good clip if you are doing one mile in 15 minutes. I am usually doing a bit more than 2 miles in about 40-45 minutes so I probably need to pick up pace! Have a great trip to H.T.. Hope you get a lot accomplished toward your move! Have a lovely, happy day!

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  4. Quite ambitious plans for the time at Happy Trails. I hope you are able to accomplish all you have planned on this trip.

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  5. Missed you at knitting this morning. Don't you forget abut us.

    The morning was filled with "excitement" ... that is all I will say. You will need to catch up with me to find out the details!

    :-)

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  6. I hope you get a lot accomplished at Happy Trails! Stay safe.

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  7. I hope it stays a little cool so working will be fun. ☺ Yay for a walk with Cheryl. I think we'd all like to take a walk with you around your lake.

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  8. I have only seen one Baltimore Orile in my life. What a beautiful bird they are!! I hope to see one again someday.

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  9. Monday it is. We'll talk time :-)

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  10. It might be the last chilly morning for a while. When I walked 4 miles after work yesterday with a friend, it was 90F!

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