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

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24


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Friday, March 25, 2016

Top Done

I was surprised to see it raining when I got up this morning so I put on my rain gear and had a rainy morning walk.  In the picture above I just got to the edge of the main street in town.  I'm headed down the street on the left which takes me to one of the cemeteries.  Then up the road straight ahead past the little pond that leads to the other cemetery.

There was a truck at the pond this morning that emptied a huge amount of water from a tank that also had fish in it.  So now I'll probably see people fishing around the pond as well as the geese.

No others out walking on this rainy day.

Walked 6 miles.
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As you probably expected another day of painting.  I got the rest of the top cabinets done and put back up and the bottoms are just going to have to wait.  I'm all painted out for a little while.  I really like the cabinets white and know I won't wait too long before I want to get the bottom ones done too.  At least when I do the bottoms I won't have to get up and down on the step ladder.
I really wanted to have them all done by the time Ken got back home tomorrow.  He was right when he said it was too much work for 2 days.

Took a while to get the kitchen back in order.  Took the time to clean all the counters and stove real good too.

Now I'm going to enjoy a nice relaxing evening.  : )

A happy day to you.
happyone : )
My Three Happy Times
  1.  Happy comments
  2. Pleased with the white cabinets
  3. An evening of no painting!!
Comment replies:
Thanks everyone for your kind words about my white kitchen.
Lisa - I'd love to have glass cabinet doors and have had them in a previous house.  Painting seemed like the cheapest way to go for a new look. : )


  1. It's a big job, but it really looks great! So nice that you are getting some rain today. We could sure use some here. Enjoy relaxing a bit. Have a good weekend.

  2. the new color looks very good

  3. Stopping by from Ms. Melanie's place. Your cabinets are looking great. I'm hoping to do that someday to ours. Would love for you to link up with us on Friday for our Foto Friends. Hope you have a blessed Easter.

  4. I'd love to take a walk with you too!
    But my you've done a great job painting the cabinets and they do look like new. I like how they seem to compliment the plates.
    Happy Easter!

  5. You're amazing. I wishing had half of your energy. I didn't know you could paint a microwave.
    Thanks for starting my morning with peaceful thoughts
    Meghan is 26 now, how time flies. She works full time at the same company as her father. The 2 of them are together at lunch or whatever they talk about products, etc. It's like being with my Bruce when he was with another HVAC man.

  6. The cabinets really look so nice. Makes me want to do mine, but I don't think they will come out as good as yours did. Makes it look like a different kitchen. Ken should be really surprised at such a nice job you did.
    Happy Easter!!!

  7. The white cabinets look really good. Are you painting over stain? I would love to paint ours. White makes the kitchen so bright and clean looking.

  8. Hello, sounds like a nice walk. Your cabinets are looking pretty painted white. Happy weekend and happy Easter to you and your family.

  9. Its looking good!!! Beautiful scene of your walk. I dont mind walking in the rain if its warm. Have a great Day!

  10. I wish the rain would move down here. We tried to sit outside yesterday, but there was so much pollen covering everything that we headed back inside.
    I would like to see Ken's expression when he gets home and sees the "new" kitchen. It looks absolutely wonderful. I hope you now enjoy a well-deserved painting break.

  11. Excellent job of painting! It looks so smooth, bright and cheerful.
    I'm glad you're giving yourself a break before you do the bottom ones. Otherwise, an enjoyable project becomes intense labor!

  12. What a great look, its been raining here as well. Warm greetings to you and happy Easter!

  13. The cabinets look amazing.It certainly brightens the room.

  14. Great job on those cabinets, Karen! It looks nice, bright, and cheerful. Blue and white is such a pleasing combination.


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