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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday

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Another morning that I got up late so got a late start walking.  
That's happening a lot lately.
I think it is because every morning it's just so dreary and hard to get out of bed.
But once I'm up and outside I perk right up.

This morning it was 34 degrees, foggy and very still.
Walked over to the Dollar General and put up a flyer for a church event
on the bulletin board. Had to take along some scotch tape because this
bulletin board has no push pins.

Since I was out that way I walked around the industrial park.
Then headed back towards home and walked the hills behind my house.
Dropped the scotch tape off as I passed by the house.
Next stop was the post office to mail drop a letter down the slot.
Continued my walked around both cemeteries and then
back home.

Didn't see anyone else out walking.
Walked 6.6 miles
Found a dime
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Baked the last batch of chocolate chippers for the kids for this Sunday.
There are some left over for us too and I put them in the freezer so
we wouldn't eat them yet.  

Been working on the latest puzzle every so often.  Taking a while to get
this one done.  It's a pretty hard one.  

We got to see the sun for a little while this afternoon.
Nice to know it is still up there.

Today was Baby Blanket day but didn't go this time.
By the time I got home from walking it was the time I should have been leaving.

Each month at the my book we put our names in a bowl and the name that
is drawn wins a book.
The last time I won the book, The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens.
I'm about a quarter of the way done with it and like it a lot so far.
Looking forward to getting back to reading it in a little while.

A happy day to you and a smile from me to you.
happyone 🎈

"Life moves pretty fast.
If you don't stop to look around once in a while you could miss it."
~ From the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off

15 comments:

  1. So the sun is still up there? I haven't seen it in a while and miss its cheerful rays!
    A good walk today with a dime too! Enjoy your day!

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  2. I don't think dreary mornings help any of us get up too early ... certainly not me.
    You got a good walk in though and found a dime!

    Have a good Friday.

    All the best Jan

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  3. We had some beautiful sunshine here today! The high was 47 and no wind! That was a blessing!

    Glad you were able to get the last of the chocolate chippers made today.

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  4. Interesting how often you find money. Glad you saw a peek of sunshine.

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  5. It must be hard to get up when it's so foggy. We had a bit of fog early this morning but the sun came out by the time I drove to the Farmer's mkt. How fun to find money today! Hugs!

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  6. I like that first foggy scene.Something about a picture like that which draws me in.

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  7. I agree that it is harder to get up when it is gloomy outside. The sun has a way of making us feel more energetic. I'm amazed by how often you find coins on your walks. I never do, but that's probably because I am only walking in the neighborhood by people's houses. No towns or industrial parks involved.
    Congratulations on your book win. Hope you were able to get some reading time in today.

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  8. I am always more tired and sleepy when it is rainy and overcast, so I totally know what you mean. That book sounds interesting. I hope you will tell us more about it when you are finished. Have a good Friday!

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  9. Hi old friend, I've missed keeping up with your posts! Just been busy and preoccupied. I have a lot of reading to do, but I am glad that you are doing well. Better late out of bed than not out of bed, right? I've not been hiking in a while but eventually will update my blog with a couple of stories. Carpe Diem, Happy-K!

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  10. Hello, it is hard to get and go on a dreary morning. I love the sunshine too much. The book sounds good and your cookies have me craving one now. Love the quote! Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

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  11. It has been very dreary here too Karen. I am like you though once I get outside I perk up too.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  12. I'm guessing General Dollar was flipped by a typo. Or Dollar General is going to be upset that someone has that kind of name

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    1. Your right Adam, it was a typo. Thanks : ) I fixed it.

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  13. I agree with you. Due to the weather it is really hard to get up in the morning...

    Please visit: http://from-a-girls-mind.blogspot.com

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