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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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Thursday's Morning Walk

I took an extra long walk this morning to get some more steps in for the step competition and may have gotten a bit carried away.  I walked 8 miles which for me is 16,394 steps! I don't think I'll have much trouble making it to 20,000 again today. I walked around the lake and part way around it again and then just took a long way back home.  This picture today is taken as I come to the end of the path that runs along the stream and I go left and walk down the path by the park sign.  The lake is just down there a bit.  The weather started out cool and calm but quickly warmed up once the sun came out and by the time I got home I was quite warm and very thirsty!  I was out there just over 2 hours.  I stopped to have a little chat with two of my walker friends and to take a bunch of pictures.  I saw a few gold finches, rabbits, geese, and Cardinals. No deer today.
I still have to eat breakfast and then I'll get busy with my day.
I'll be back later. 
Have a happy Thursday.
Happyone :-)


  1. Are you a walker who carries water and a snack? It's been so warm here...over 80F last night at nearly midnight. Hopefully, the heat will be over in a few days.

  2. Vee, No I just take my camera and my phone. I drink when I get home!

  3. If my math is correct, 20,000 steps is going to be about ten miles. I'm impressed.


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