Walking is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things. It is the one way of freedom. If you go to a place on anything but your own feet you are taken there too fast, and miss a thousand delicate joys that were waiting for you by the wayside. Elizabeth von Arnim


Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Walk, knitting and lunch out.

It was 73 degrees outside at 6:30 this morning when I started on my walk.  There was a light mist in the air when I left and I wasn't going to take my umbrella but by the time I got to end of my street it started raining so I went back for my umbrella.  A good thing too because it rained the whole time.  Not hard, just a light steady rain.  Didn't walk any of my routes just had a random walk.  Along sidewalks and down a few paths.
Stopped on a foot bridge here and looked down at the water.  I looked a bit farther away and spotted a deer head sticking out of the tall grass.  I doubt whether you will be able to see him.  He is in the middle of the picture on the left side of the water.
Farther along my walk I saw a deer and her two babies again.  Not sure if they are the same ones I keep seeing.

I found a quarter and two pennies but then lost one of the pennies so someone else can have a lucky day too. : )
Every time I find a coin I say, "See a penny, (or what ever the coin happens to be) pick it up.  All day have good luck."
In the gentle rain I walked 6.5 miles.
Sunrise 6:20
Sunset 8:04
I headed out to the mill for the Tuesday morning knitting get-to-gether.  11 of us there today.  I parked over at the old house to take in the recycling can and then walked over.  It was only 448 steps from the house to the mill!

I left knitting right at 12:00 and went to pick up my friend, Mary Jo.  We went to Ruby Tuesday for lunch and as always it was nice spending time with her just talking.  She has become a very good friend. : )

So now here I am back at home. 
I'm just about done with the second Agatha Christie book, Nemesis in the 4 novels in one book.  Just a few more pages to read and I'll finish that up later.

Hope you're enjoying your Tuesday.
Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
Comment reply:
Helen - Yes, I write in my food journal every day and have for years.  I also write the calories too.  It really DOES help me NOT to over eat.  I've done it so long that now it has become a habit.


Beth said...

I saw the deer's head!

It was nice of you to drop one of the pennies so someone else could have a lucky day.

I enjoyed walking with you today.

Vee said...

I'd never have found the deer without your directions. She looks other worldly. I might have screamed.

Always good to have lunch with a friend.

Retired Knitter said...

I was sorry to miss knitting today. That makes two weeks in a row. :-(

So far I am fine, but the incubation period is still an issue so it was best to stay home. My husband passed out in the bathroom last night - very scary. He is doing better today.

Nellie said...

Ruby Tuesday is a favorite place around here.

Interesting. I have kept a food journal for a number of years, too. Sometimes I'm better at keeping it up than others.:)

We had a rather steady rain here this morning, as well as some during the night.

You have a lovely place to walk!

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Hi Karen, Sounds like a rainy day in MD... We had some sprinkles --but that was about it for us. We did drive to Knoxville early this morning and they had LOTS of rain there.

We love Ruby Tuesdays and take Dad Adams there sometimes when we visit him...


Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

I can't get away from your photo of that beautiful rambling brook.... In the gently misty morning rain.... OHHHHHH sigh... Sooooooooo beautiful.

Gentle hugs,

Kerri Farley said...

Oh, I am a HUGE Agatha Christie Fan.....what was the first book in the series of 4?


Anita said...

Doesn't the air smell lovely early in the morning?

Anonymous said...

It's so good to catch up with friends over lunch - I met my girlfriends for our monthly lunch and catch-up on Wed. How interesting that you keep a food journal as this is what our slimming leader advised us to do at class yesterday.