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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Saturday, February 22, 2014

A nice but quiet day

38 degrees this morning.  I left a little later than usual for my walk at 7:30.  The sun was already up and shining and it was a beautiful morning though very windy.  At times the wind pushed against me and made me take a step backwards.  At other times it pushed me along.

I walked the farm loop and then around town. The ice is melting in some of the farm ponds and this one seems to have collected a lot of ducks.
I passed by my horse friends.  Good to see them again. : )
A few places in some of the roads still have a thick layer of ice like here.
A quiet Saturday morning and I walked 6.2 miles.
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The quiet morning turned into a quiet day also.  We stayed at home and just enjoyed the day.

We went out for supper at a restaurant that over looked the lake and sat by the window.  It was nice.  The lake is frozen with ice a foot thick and there were some people out on it ice fishing and we also saw some snowmobiles racing across the ice.

Now this evening we will watch a little television and I've started another baby blanket so will be making a few weave-it squares.   Haven't decided on my snack yet - ice cream or twinkies.

Hope your day was happy and bright.
happyone : )
Life is beautiful.
You have to be thankful that we are living.
Wherever you look is beauty.
I know about the bad things,
but I look for the good things.
~Alice Herz-Sommer

Three Things That Made Me Smile Today
  1. Seeing the horses
  2. Getting pushed ahead by the wind
  3. Looking across the table and seeing Ken smile at me

9 comments:

  1. I love Twinkies!!!

    In the photo of the ducks there are lots of red shoots among the weeds. That is a sure sign of spring.

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  2. It sounds like you have had a nice calming day! It's great that you were able to walk outside this morning! The weather has been warmer here, but that is predicted to come to a screeching halt by Wednesday. Have you heard the same thing about your weather?

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  3. It sounds like a lovely day from start to finish. Always good to see a smile across the table.

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  4. Your third thing you are grateful for is just the best. I always love to read your upbeat posts. Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

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  5. Glad to see that your weather has been better and you're back to your regular walking routine. Have a nice Sunday!

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  6. Love the picture of all the ducks in the half-frozen pond. What a wonderful shot!

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  7. Your picture of the ducks is just gorgeous. May I use that as my computer wallpaper for a while? - with your permission, of course. That picture would be one to enter for the puzzle contest! How challenging would that water and the ducks be in a puzzle?! Thank you for sharing the beauty that you see. It makes me smile :)

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  8. your posts always make me feel that all is right in the world
    thanks for sharing your blessed life....

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  9. I am glad that you are getting in outdoor walks again. Spring is coming - we are gaining about 3 minutes of daylight every day. Art

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