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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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The lawn finally gets mowed

It was pretty chilly out there this morning on my walk. Only 40 degrees. I think it's time to start wearing my clothes in layers. It sure felt good to feel the sun shining on me once it came up.

After doing a few morning things around the house I finally managed to get outside and mow the lawn. Once I started I didn't mind doing it and I felt so good once it was done. I cut back some more dead plants and did some weeding. I didn't even attempt to get out the weed wacker - I haven't had much luck with that thing lately.

Later in the afternoon I got to read a little and started knitting another white square. I now have a little more than half of the squares knitted. Who knows I may even finish it one of these days.

After supper we of course had to take a ride to see if they actually did start our town house. Lots of dirt was moved around. Doesn't look like much but at least it's a start. Our house will be on the end here - lot 48. This is just a look down where the whole row will be.
This evening we watched Veronica Mars and I got to have my chocolate chip ice cream which I looked forward to all day.

Hope your Tuesday was a Happy one.

4 comments:

  1. I thought of you mowing while I was swimming. Hopefully you got a later start than me because the grass was wet. I was so hot after my swim that I drove to work with the AC on!

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  2. Sounds like you had a productive day. I'll bet it feels good to have the lawn done.

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  3. You and Kenny have the prettiest empty lot in the whole wide world!

    teasing...

    It's finally cold here in the evenings and I think of you everytime I snuggle into the afgan you made - I love it!

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  4. Brrr.. it does sound a tad chilly! Definitely the Autumn nip coming around, isn't it!
    Lucky #48, it's going to be a fantastic lot, that's for sure!!
    Better scoop up a jar of that dirt.. it's going to be special! Place it on the mantel when you finally move in! =)
    ~Michele~

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