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, August 24, 2010

A cool morning walk

When I stepped out the door this morning I thought maybe I should have worn long sleeves, it felt that cool, but it didn't take long for me to warm up.  A cloudy morning and it looked like it would rain any minute, but it didn't and I stayed dry.  A lot of people out walking around the lake and I saw quite a few people that I knew. 
The last house I lived in I thought how lucky I was to have such nice places to walk and I had many walking friends that I would see along the way.  I didn't think I would find a better place but moving here I have the best walking places ever!  I have met many new walking friends.  What was nice about both places is that I don't have to get in the car, I can just walk out the door and go.
Well, back to this walk.  I saw two white egrets, one flying and one standing in the water close to the shore.  The geese were making quite a stir in the water, honking and splashing about and a cute little chipmunk ran across the path in front of me. 
I walked 6.2 miles.

This morning I'm headed out to meet the ladies for a happy time of knitting and talking, but first I have to have breakfast and do a few other things.
Enjoy your Tuesday.
Happyone :-)


  1. We are enjoying such delicious crisp air today! It's a joy beyond compare. At first, I thought that you were going to say that, but now I see that you're under the threat of rain.

    Have great fun with your knitting group!

  2. oh i am sure you will make friends anywhere Karen.... it is people like you who keep the world going.. and i mean it

  3. Congratulations on no cavities.
    We are having cooler mornings this week too and I love it.
    Have fun at your knitting group.

  4. Thank you Ratz, what a nice thing to say! :-)

  5. How nice to have cooler temperatures. We're getting ready to go on a little vacation and hope to find cooler weather because it is sooo hot here!

  6. We've enjoyed some cooler weather as well. You're very fortunate to have such wonderful walking possibilities at your doorstep.

  7. So glad you've found the near-perfect walking place!!


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