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

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24


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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Walking, knitting, baking, and reading

This morning I walked along the paths through the neighborhoods with no special route in mind. I just wanted to stay in the shade under the trees because it was yet another hot sticky morning. I cut my walk a bit short today and only walked 5.4 miles. No deer again and I didn't even see any geese or ducks because I wasn't by the lake. But I did hear all the birds singing their happy morning songs. Quite a few people along the paths though and I stopped for a little chat with Petey and Bob.
A picture I snapped along the way.Isn't this mushroom huge?A slug making his way slowly down the sidewalk.When I get home it feels so good to step into an air conditioned house!!!
We did go to Rita's after supper yesterday. We went a little after 8:00 and the parking lot was full. Seemed like everyone had the same idea as we did. We both got vanilla and cherry Gelati's.

It's Tuesday and off I went to the knitting group this morning. The other Corvette was parked right next to mine when I left again. Next time I think I'm going to leave a note on their windshield!

I had some lunch when I got home and then I baked some Welsh Cookies. The recipe is HERE. A nice biscuit type cookie that is not very sweet but is very good and goes just perfect with a cup of tea!

For the rest of the afternoon I am going to enjoy sitting in the chair by the front window reading my a book and NOT feel like I should be doing something else.

A happy Tuesday to you!
Happyone :-)
I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
~Eleanor Roosevelt


  1. The Queen Anne's Lace and mushroom are neat! The slug, not so much! :)

  2. Love all your photos today! Hope you enjoyed your book.

  3. actually I thought the slug was beautiful..like a tiger...and that mushroom..wow
    still can't wrap my head around a bitty girl like you driving such power..and in red

  4. A Great quote! LOVE that mushroom!! Really cool slug too!

  5. Nice pics.... and that is really some big mushroom..... but WOW


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