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, September 22, 2008

Emissions Test

The last couple of mornings have once again been perfect weather for walking and I walked more than 6 miles both days. I have been seeing lots of deer and the other day I saw the Heron down by the water again. It's been a while since I've seen him.
Here is the sun rising this first day of Fall morning.
It was a Meals on Wheels day for me. I'm back to doing only Monday's again or if they need a sub. Ed who I have been subbing for on Friday's since April is now back. Only my regular 4 people to deliver to today and they are all fine and doing well.

Today I was driving down a road in a quiet neighborhood going a reasonable 30 miles an hour in a 25 mile zone. Two old men were on the side of the road talking. One of the men made a sign with his hands for me to slow down. I just ignored him because I wasn't even going fast. On the way back the same two men were still there. Again he made a sign for me to slow down. Only this time I really felt like flippin him off - instead as I passed by them I just pushed the gas pedal down and took off. He just stood there shaking his head.

After MOW I took my car for it's emissions test. Here in Maryland we have to take our cars every two years. I got on line behind two other cars and was in and out in no time.
I took these two pictures of my car while I had to wait inside a long glass booth.
Here's my car at the start.
And here she is at the end.
Passed for another two years.

We have been trying to find a couple more shows from Netflix to watch. Tried watching Enterprise but didn't like it. The time is set before Captain Kirk.
Tried Nip and Tuck - didn't even get past the first show and Weeds didn't do it for me either.
We had seen a couple of seasons of Six Feet Under and I like that alright. We have just started season 3. A show I think my daughter liked was Veronica Mars so we got that one to try and that is one I like. We have just seen the very first episode.

We let our BJ's card expire and now we have joined Costco. Yesterday we walked around there just looking. Could have bought a whole bunch of stuff that we didn't need but walked out empty handed. I know it's just another big warehouse like BJ's but I like Costco better.

Kenny trimmed my hair for me this evening - just took a couple of inches off the ends. My gray is really growing in now. I'll have to get him to take a picture so you can see it.

I am going to go and read for a while, then watch a Veronica episode and tonight I'll have some ice cream for my snack. Yup, you guessed it - chocolate chip. :-)

Hope you all are having a great Monday.

4 comments:

  1. It was beautiful yesterday. And, I saw a fox trying to cross the road on an exit ramp. He was confused and kept going back and forth across the road. He seemed young. All the traffic stopped.

    I have to get my emission test done too. Small world, again.

    Today was another great day for a walk. I hope the rest of your day is happy!

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  2. The thought of you flipping someone off is totally cracking me up. It seems out of character but maybe it's just a side I haven't seen.

    Hope your having a great day!

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  3. Cars older than 3 years have to get the test each year in the Netherlands. and my car is 13 years and passed. Lucky me!!!!!

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  4. Sounds like you are busy as usual. Funny about the old men by the road!

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