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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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Sunday

I started out the new year as usual with a morning walk.  Around the lake i went and only saw a few other people.  Barbara who enjoys her walk as much as i do, a couple from my church and a runner.  There were three deer that i spotted on the path to the lake.

I walked 6.3 miles.
Someone asked how many miles i walk in a year.  I haven't added them up but if i averaged 6 mile a day that would be 2190 miles so it is around there somewhere.

I counted up the coins i found this month and it came to a total of only a 78 cents and only $11.42 for the year but a grand total in my glass banks of $215.28.
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Cause me to hear the lovingkindness in the morning;
for in thee do I trust:
Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk;
for I lift up my soul unto thee.
Psalm 143:8
A blessed Sunday to all and may this new year be your best yet.
Happyone : )

7 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, Karen. Congrats on your total mileage... That is AWESOME... That's why you are so healthy....

    Hope 2012 is as good to you both...
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  2. I am always so excited to read your posts all year but especially at the end of the year! Your book challenge was awesome without the number 75! I love you and hope you have a fantastic year! I am also so excited about your dreams of a cabine coming true! Yay....I can hardly wait to watch the growing of this dream! Much love and Happy New Year! Happy New Year to Ken too! Pam

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  3. Happy New Year to you! I love that you are still walking...and keeping up the penny count.

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  4. Best wishes to you Happyone in the coming New Year. I can't believe how much money you've collected over time, that's amazing. I get such a thrill out of your blog, love your awesome pictures. It's going to be a great year, I can just tell.

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  5. Happy New Year!!! I wish I could find some of your motivation to walk everyday come rain or shine!

    Wanda

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  6. And you are not tossing out the 200 something dollars are you? Now I haven't gone to the lengths you have to keep it separated, but I am picking up change. I figure it can't hurt and it might help. =) And just today I found $26 in my desk drawer and have no idea how it got there. I'm not asking questions either.

    I figure you've walked to the moon and back if you tally all the miles you've walked since you began at a year old or earlier. You were probably one of those who started walking at 7 or 8 months. =)

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  7. And we took our walk down-street, on a mild Jan. day. But of course, as soon as the sun went down, it was Dec. again!!!!!! :-)

    (-grin- I wrote a Dec. day, at first. lol)

    Gentle hugs...

    "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God
    who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect
    has intended us to forgo their use."

    ~ Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

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