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, August 2, 2010

An early post

Sunrise 6:08
Sunset 8:18
A cloudy morning for walking and though I wouldn't exactly call it cool, it wasn't all that hot either. A few sprinkles of rain was just enough to keep me cool but not get wet. I walked 6.2 miles around the lake and there were few people about. Maybe the threat of rain kept them away. I haven't seen the white egret in quite a while so it was a treat to see it this morning over by one of the small islands in the lake. I've been seeing a lot more ducks lately and less geese. The usual bunnies were along the edge of the path and some real tiny ones too. The little ones are extra cute!

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Yesterday on the way to the lake I saw a deer with her two babies. If you care to take a look at the pictures of them I posted them on my photo blog HERE.

Yesterday morning was a bit hectic getting things done before I left for church.
And last night when I went to wash my face to get ready for bed I noticed that I had forgotten to put makeup on. So I walked around all day without any makeup. I don't wear very much, just a little eyeliner, mascara and a little foundation but still ......

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It's cloudy out now but the sun is supposed to be coming out later, so I did put the clothes out on the line. Hope that is true and I won't have to bring in wet clothes later.

I will be staying home today and getting some things done around the house.
I'm posting a bit early today so I might post again later tonight.

Hope you all have a great Monday.
Happyone :-)
Todays quote was up on the sign by my church.

There is no saint without a past,
No sinner without a future.
~ Augustine of Hippo

7 comments:

  1. I was up and out really early this morning, too. It poured on the other side of 29. Will try to get to the gym within the next hour or so.

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  2. Loved the pictures of the deer. I know that most people think of them as a problem, but I think they are beautiful and graceful. A joy to watch - even if they pop out unexpectedly, like one did with me the other day - causing a bit of an increase in heart rate for both us. :-)

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  3. Just to let you know that I did actually start my morning walking today.
    I took my dog along, and let her set the pace, which gave me time to stop and see the wildflowers.
    When I can start my day with a walk and a prayer time, it's just a better day all around.

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  4. I went to your photo blog to see the deers. The mom and her babies are so sweet. Great pictures.
    Hope your clothes didn't get wet outside.

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  5. Great quote! I loved seeing the pictures of the deer on your other blog. Sooo cute!! I hope you have a wonderful week.

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  6. Raining here in the mountains, too. The forest is very green. Glad you are seeing wildlife on your walks - makes going out even more worthwhile.

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  7. I saw the pics in ur photo blog...a nd i think they are just amazing Karen.... Sorry for been slack in commenting... i have been trying so many things that i want to tell you.... and i have also started taking photos- one photo per day... and i am so excited about them Karen.. i have uploaded them on Flickr and i would love if you could check them and tell me what you think of them...

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