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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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Baby Blankets

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Left the house this morning at 0 dark 30 with a temperature of 40 degrees.  A nice crisp fall morning.
Drane House

Walked up and down all the streets in town and down the main road out towards HT.  It has been so dark that I like to stay around town under the street lights.

A couple of rabbits were hopping around by the cemetery and a couple of people were out walking dogs.

Waved to all the usual people in their cars, trucks, and buses.

Always enjoy these nice crisp mornings.
Walked 5.5 miles.
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 Today was the first of a new project for the women of my church - making baby blankets for the newborns at the local hospital.  Only 8 of us showed up but we had a good time learning how to make simple baby blankets out of two layers of fleece.  The ends are cut into strips 3 inches long and then tied in square knots.  A couple of people had made them before but it was a new thing for most of us.  It is very easy though a little slow going for us beginners, but Charlotte has made many and she finished hers in the two hours we were there.  So we have our very first blanket done.
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We found this jaw bone with some teeth in it at HT.  Pretty sure it's a deer.
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We went out for supper tonight at Uno's.  With all the running around and cooking I've been doing lately, it was nice to sit down and be waited on. : )

That's it for today.  Hope yours was a happy one.
 happyone : )
People who don't cherish their elderly 
have forgotten whence they came
and whither they go.
~ Ramsey Clark

12 comments:

  1. That's a good idea to stay under the street lamps when it's so dark.

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  2. Bankers like that are so soft and cuddly.Some Mamas and babies will be very happy to receive them.

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  3. The blankets look so soft. What a nice thing for you ladies to do.
    I hate to imagine what happened to that poor deer. The bones are quite a cool find though.

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  4. I know the babies will be nice and warm snuggled in their blankets. You ladies spend time doing good things. God bless you. MJ

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  5. I love the baby blankets that your church is going to provide for the local hospital. They look so warm and soft!

    Tomorrow will be the first day that I will be home to walk by myself in the mornings. We've been walking for a bit after Carroll gets in from work, but I like morning walks the best! :)

    Have a great weekend!

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  6. The blanket is cute, what a lovely idea. Your sunrise images are pretty. It is ncie to be waited on once in a while. Have a happy day!

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  7. I love the blanket. What a wonderful thing to do. And I'm sure the families are so grateful. :)

    Yes. I would want to walk under the lights too.

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  8. What a wonderful thing you and the other ladies did. The blankets look beautiful.
    Have a great weekend Karen.

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  9. Those blankets are adorable! What a cute pattern with the one being held up. They will be so appreciated by the new moms.

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  10. What a nice project!

    The jawbone looks like a deer to me as well.

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