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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Friday, November 4, 2011

Punkin Chunkin

Giving Thanks Day Number 4

I'm Thankful for fun weekends
where we do something different.
We are about to start one of the those fun and different weekends today.  Ever hear of Punkin Chunkin?  It is held in Delaware and it's a contest to see who can launch a pumpkin the farthest on some kind of a launcher that people have made throughout the year.  Check out the link to learn more about it.
We are leaving in a few minutes for a weekend of fun!!  We will camp out in the FJ and tent Friday and Saturday nights.
I'm hoping to have some photos when we get back.
Enjoy your weekend.
Happyone : )
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
~ Epictetus


  1. It's a hoot...and often crowded! Have a great time...and welcome to Delaware, Home of Tax Free Shopping!

  2. That sounds to be a very exciting adventure! My boys would love that! Have a great weekend!

  3. I've never heard of it, but the name is so cute. I will check it out.
    Have fun and I look forward to seeing your photos.

  4. Sounds interesting... Are you two going to be launching any pumpkins? =D

  5. YES! Of course I've heard of Pumpkin Chuckin'! Hasn't everybody? ,-) They do a program on it, on cable tv.

    What fun! Enjoy! Of course you will. And wishes for good weather, for tenting.

    Hummmmmmmmmmmmm....... "Tenting tonight... Tenting tonight... Tenting on the old camp grounds."

    Gentle hugs,
    "It is the glory and the worry of heavy laden boughs,
    the preparation of the pantry for winter.
    It is the bloom of the land, preserved."

    ~Amy Machamer

  6. How interesting! Have fun on your camping trip.

  7. Have a blast, looking forward to your picture posts. Stay warm, temp suppose to drop to freezing Sat night, yikes!

  8. This sounds like fun, enjoy!!

  9. This sounds like so much fun! -- the pumpkin chucking part, not the camping. :)

  10. Sounds like so much fun.... I've never heard of it --but I do know that many cities/towns have all kinds of Pumpkin-type festivals this time of year...

    Have fun!!!

  11. I've seen video of s pumpkin chunkin in Ohio, so I look forward to your pictures. Have fun!


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