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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Friday, February 20, 2015

Sunshine today : )

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Too cold to walk outside again this morning and there was light snow falling so I walked three miles in the basement.

It cleared up fairly quickly and the sun came out and it was a beautiful day though it did stay cold.  I went outside after lunch when it warmed up to 10 degrees and shoveled the driveway again.  When that was done I didn't feel like going inside yet so I walked down our road a little ways.
And then I walked around the yard in the snow.  I like walking on new snow where no one has walked before.  Here's my footprints in the front yard. : )
I was outside 2 1/2 hours and wasn't cold at all.  What a difference no wind and the sun makes.  Since I got to go outside I didn't walk the other 3 miles in the basement.  It was great being out in the fresh air and sunshine. : )

Inside the house I did some reading and knitting.  A nice evening at home doing the usual.

Hope your day was sunny and bright.
happyone : )
Snow was falling,
so much like stars
filling the dark trees
that one could easily imagine
its reason for being was nothing more
than prettiness.
~ Mary Oliver
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9 comments:

  1. It was a nice day. I know when I went out to the mailbox this afternoon that it didn't seem cold at all...thanks to the sunshine and lack of wind! Are you ready for another storm for the weekend?

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  2. Sunshine and fresh snow make the world so pretty.

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  3. You must be young at heart! Trampling patterns in the snow like a little kid!

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  4. No wind plus sun makes a world of difference! It sounds like you had a really good day!

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  5. My hubby said the same thing about this morning, when he left for work - what a difference with sunshine and no wind! Different story tonight. We're getting the snow that has somehow evaded our area up until now.

    I hope you have a nice weekend!

    Lindy

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  6. I like the shot of the pine tree covered in snow.. It is nice when the sun is out and there is no wind.. We are expecting more snow today.. I hope it is not much, have a happy weekend!

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  7. I like the idea of walking in the snow and creating a design. You almost came up with a flower ... did you notice that? :-) Have a good weekend.

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  8. It must have felt great to get outside and "bask" in the sun.
    It looks like a winter wonderland out there. Great photos you captured.

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  9. Aw...You made a design in the snow! You are so special!

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