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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Monday, March 27, 2017

Barn Collective

A couple of barns of the many we pass on the way to church.

Linking up with Tom for his Barn Collective series.
Why not join us and post a barn picture too.

 Everything is fine and dandy
just taking a bit of a blog break.
Be back soon.
By the way this post is number 2,786.
happyone  ๐Ÿ˜Š

I'm reading Belgrave Square by Anne Perry
and wrote down a quote from the book that I liked.

"Too much happiness is lost because we spend our time 
regretting the past and seeking for the future 
and miss what we are given for the moment at hand.  
The gift to be happy is a blessing to all around."


  1. ...your first barn would look right at home here, but the second one with the arch roof would be a rare sight. Silos always add to the scene. Thanks for sharing and please stop back again.

  2. Great looking barns. - I liked that quote a lot. - Hope your break is a nice one.
    If you subscribe to my blog via e-mail for updates you may need to resubscribed since I switched e-mail addresses again this past week. Have a great day.

  3. Great barn photos. Enjoy your blog break! Happy Monday, enjoy your day and the week ahead!

  4. I love seeing barns. No matter how nice or how shabby they all make beautiful pictures. Enjoy your break. You will be missed.

  5. Lovely to see your photo's.

    Sorry I haven't been visiting as regularly but I've had a lot of family errands that have needed sorting and doing ...

    Enjoy your blog break

    All the best Jan

  6. Gorgeous photos Karen. The second born is very interesting!
    Enjoy your break!

  7. Lovely new header! The barns around you are much more characterful than ours! Thanks for sharing!

  8. When did you start blogging to be at such a high number since you only post one a day?

  9. You will be missed, but hope you enjoy your break.

  10. Love the new look! I understand the need to take a blog break at times. I think we all need that at some point. But just so you will know...you will be missed, my friend. xx

  11. Beautiful barns! and I love the photo in your header and the new look of your blog!

  12. Great shots of the barns! Enjoy your break.

  13. That is an impressive number of posts. I'm happy to know that I have read most (if not all) of them. I would say you are due for a break and I hope you enjoy it.

  14. Have a lovely break! It is looking beautifully springy here. Have you ever read Anne Perry's biography? More interesting than any of her books and the stuff of nightmares.

  15. What a lovely quote, how very true. Beautiful blue sky, enjoy your break, I shall look forward to your return xx

  16. I'm finally getting to check in with you. I miss hearing about your morning walks. Enjoy your blog break. By the time you're back I may be in Tennessee!

  17. I love that quote and hope you are having a beautiful weekend! Hugs, Diane

  18. Enjoy your blog break. That's a great quote! Barns are cool!

  19. I haven't stopped by in a bit but just realized this morning I hadn't heard from you. Hope all is well and you enjoy the break. Take care! ๐Ÿ’œ


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