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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Thursday, May 13, 2010

No pictures here today

Yesterday morning and today were both cloudy mornings and I didn't see the sun at all. I walked my connect the path route yesterday and walked 6 miles. Today I walked along the road and went over by the school and walked 6.6 miles. I was looking for a certain mailbox to take a picture of but I wasn't sure which road I saw it on. I was happy when I finally found it. Later on in this post you will read why I wanted a picture of it.

Ken took a vacation day yesterday and in the morning he did some stuff on his own, but we went out for lunch and then did a few errands during the afternoon. The sun was out for a time but then we got some really heavy rain toward evening. Today it's just cloudy so far.

I went to my Bible study group last night. It was the week where we break up into small discussion groups. It was a small group of women this week, maybe because of the ran. We are to the half way point now.
I looked in the folders where the Secret Sisters leave things and I had a nice card from my SS. :-)
Every Sunday I have been leaving things for my SS. The first week I left a card. Second week I left a chocolate cake recipe. Third week a small bag of M&M's and this past week I left a Mother's Day card. I am going to try to leave something every week. I am having so much fun with this!! :-)

I have been invited to join United Bloggers, a blog where there are several people who contribute a picture each month on a theme that one of the members have chosen.
This month the theme is Mailboxes. (that's why I went looking for a particular one)
Two people who contribute to this blog, have been blogger friends of mine for quite some time and I always enjoy visiting them on their blogs. They are Dot of Strolling Through Georgia and Dick of Eye on Texel.
I feel highly complimented to be invited to this group as I think they take fabulous photos!! Check out their blogs and United Bloggers as well.
Thanks Dick for inviting me. :-)

Commissary day. Lots of people and a wait on line and I was in the 20 item line! Seemed strange for so many people to be there in the middle of the month. On the way home there was a terrible car accident. The road was closed and we had to be detoured through a parking lot.

Didn't have a lot of groceries so putting things away went quick. Next I'll have some lunch. Haven't decided what I'm going to do with the rest of the day yet.

I hope your day brings you lots of smiles.
Happyone :-)
All the windows of my heart I open to the day.
~John Greenleaf Whittier

9 comments:

  1. Congratulations to you on being invited to be a part of United Bloggers. Since I was not familiar with them and I was curious about this mailbox, I went over to take a look. That is a most interesting mailbox you found and a good photo you took. Do you think those are license plates of places the homeowners have lived?

    Enjoy the rest of the day.

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  2. Congratulations! I'll go check it out too.

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  3. Hi Happyone! - Im not at all surprised you were invited to post - you take great pictures!

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  4. Nope, doesn't surprise me that you've been invited to be a member of a select group of photographers either! Yes, I'm off to follow your links.

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  5. Hi My DEar Karen,

    It feel so good to be back here and reading your blog posts.... Ooooh!!! the simple things... love it... And the header picture... beautiful one.....

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  6. Hi Brad, nice to see you here. Hope all is well with you. :-)

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  7. Thanks for mentioning my blog. I glad you found the mailbox. It's really cute.

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  8. Hi Karen! It's good to be home from a two-week trip and to catch up on my favorite blogs. Yours is one of first ones I go to. It's always so cheerful!

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  9. Interesting concept! I'm sure you'll do it justice!!

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