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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Friday, October 15, 2010

Walk, work and pie

Another day, another walk. :-) Great walking weather this morning - cool and crisp.  It was nice to see the start of another day as the sun came up.  I walked along streets and paths and made up another route connecting the paths up.  Only saw a couple of other people out -  the others must have been walking around the lake. In a back yard along the path I saw seven deer having breakfast in someones garden.  The people would be happy to know that they all ran away when they saw me.  It was too dark to get a good picture.  I tried but all that came out was their bright eyes from the flash.  I also saw the white of a bunnies cotton tail as it ran away into the trees.
As I come to the end of one path, I crossed the street and went down another.
 Another path I walked along.


I took some money with me today and just before coming home, I stopped in at the Giant to pick up a couple of things. Sour cream for the taco salad tonight and sweetened condensed milk for the key lime pie I made this afternoon.  There were only a couple of people in the store at 8:00 in the morning.  I walked up and down most of the aisles and probably added half a mile to my walk.
I walked a little over 6 miles.

I washed and hung the sheets out to dry.  On these cool days the sheets smell extra good line dried.  Also got some of that house cleaning done that I didn't do yesterday.

Here's the Key Lime Pie that I made this afternoon.  Very simple to make.  I used the recipe off the bottle of Nellie & Joe's Key West Lime Juice.
A 9 inch graham cracker crust.
 Filling in, baked for 15 minutes and now it just has to cool.
No ice cream tonight, I'll have pie instead. A dollop of whipped cream would I think go nice on that. 

That's been my day so far, I just have a few more things I need to get done yet before I can sit and do a little knitting or reading. 

Hope your Friday was a good day with lots of sunshine.
Happyone :-)

11 comments:

  1. I like to go to the store early in the morning because then I have it almost by myself - I am not happy with crowded places.
    Nice pie ツ

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  2. The trails you walk are wonderful and full of early-morning creatures. Yummy to the pie!

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  3. Nicely done post. Keep it up! Thanks. PS: Your profile needs editing. You are not average.

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  4. As I sit here at 8:30 this Friday evening, I think of you enjoying a delicious homemade key lime pie and later laying your head on a pillowcase scented with the sweet smells of fresh air and I think that sounds like a most lovely way to end your day. I love key lime pie. Have never made one, but do enjoy one from the freezer section of the grocery store :). Line dried sheets ~ heavenly. One day when I live in a neighborhood more accepting of clotheslines I hope to recapture that bit of heaven.
    May your weekend be wonderful, my friend.

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  5. I love pie. Alll kinds of pie. It is my favorite way to end a meal. I do not, however, like to make pies. I am not into cooking. But I am into eating. It is a problem. :-)

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  6. I like empty marts as well...it makes me feel better... the new path looks great Karen as does the lemon pie

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  7. YUMMMMM!!!!! loving this weather!

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  8. I love Key Lime Pie!!! (What??? You lost my phone # ????) And I also like being in the Giant that early when there's no one there!

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  9. The scenery on your walks is beautiful. I have enjoyed the pictures.

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  10. Being at the supermarket first thing before it gets busy is one of life's little triumphs.

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  11. My mother will be snagging your key lime pie recipe... Seven deer munching on the garden remains...that's not what the homeowner would like to hear.

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