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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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Rainy but still a nice day : )

Well the rain and wind are still here but this morning the rain stopped for me so I could take my walk. : )  It was 44 degrees and here at the cemetery I could see the rain coming my way but I made it home before it actually got to me.
 I stayed around town again so I could hurry home once the rain came.  I noticed this gravestone in a back yard on one of the side streets in town.  Never noticed that it was a gravestone before.  Last summer it was amongst lots of flowers and I thought it was a stone decoration in the middle of them.  At first I thought maybe it was a dogs grave but doubt whether it would have a full name.  Must be a child only 12 years old.  Sad.
I didn't see anyone else out again.  It was a dreary morning but sure glad I was able to have a nice walk.

I walked 6.2 miles.
Found a dime. : )
That makes 11 cents this month.
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After lunch we went to do a little food shopping at Walmart and the Shop and Save.  Nice to get out of the house for a little while.  The rain stopped this afternoon but it's been a cloudy dreary day and more rain is on the way.

I baked some chocolate chippers this afternoon to take to Cherry Hill tomorrow. 
Continued reading my book this afternoon and also did a little knitting.

Hope your day was one that made you smile.
happyone : )
How beautiful a day can be
when kindness touches it.
~ George Elliston
Three Happy Things
  1. Finding a lucky dime
  2. Baking cookies
  3. Seeing the look on Ken's face eating a chocolate chipper

6 comments:

  1. Last day for April Showers!

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  2. Maybe May will bring beautiful, sunny days. Mary Jo

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  3. I would smile too if I was the recipient of one of your chocolate chippers. Do you use the recipe on the chocolate chip bag?

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  4. YUM..... I can almost taste those cookies from here. Would LOVE some!!!!!

    We have had almost 6 inches of rain this week. Hope that means lots of pretty flowers in May!!!!

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  5. Guess we're under the same weather cloud again! Sounds like the same temps, too. You're so good at finding the joys along the way. Hey! Things are looking up...a dime!

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  6. Late commenting on this. Somehow the time got away from me yesterday! Those chocolate chippers will really be enjoyed at Cherry Hill! Have a good Thursday!

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