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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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

An unwelcome guest

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This morning is was 55 degrees with some sun and some low hanging clouds to walk through.

I walked through town and up Sale Barn Rd.  Once I encountered a couple of dogs so now always turn around on a bend in the road just before I get to the end where the dogs live.  Today I was just about there when a pickup truck pulled up along side of me and the man said, "Watch the dogs!"  I told him I knew about the dogs but thanked him anyway. 

I had a most unwelcome guest with me for about a half mile when I was walking - A Fly.  What a persistent fellow he was buzzing around me!!  I'm thinking he spotted a cow and went to bother her. : )

I walked around one of the cemeteries and the ball park loop too once I got back to town.

No coins today but during the month of August I found 40 cents - 3 dimes, a nickle, and 5 pennies.
Walked 5.3 miles.
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A work day up at Happy Trails.  We got the back part of the roof finished.  Now we don't have to keep putting the tarps over it anymore. : )  The panels that you see standing up there are for the front part of the roof.  They will go up tomorrow.
We didn't stay ALL day and came home around 3:00.  I've been cutting more of the flannel figures out and now have two of the sheets completed and little bit of the third.  I have to stop and rest every so often because my fingers are really getting sore.

We ended up going to Brenda's for pizza for supper.  I hope to make the eggplant for  us and our neighbors on Friday.  If they can't make it then, I'm just going to make a couple of eggplant Parmesans and we can eat one and I'll give them the other one.

I'm off to watch a little television now and have my ice cream.

Hope your day was a happy one and you smiled often.
happyone : )
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant,
who finds peace in his home.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

14 comments:

  1. The cabin is looking good! I'm glad you watch out for the dogs.

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  2. Your posts never fail to bring a smile to my face and a good and happy feeling in my heart. Thank you!
    Lori in North Dakota

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  3. Sounds that you had a great day. Wonderful climate in September. Enjoy the climate.

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  4. Good morning, those dogs must be a menace. Your cabin does look good, what is going to be on the outside, vinyl siding? Enjoy your day!

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  5. You and Ken are making GREAT progress on the cabin!!!

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  6. The cabin looks great!
    When we walk in the morning Chuck is the one who usually gets bothered by a fly to two.
    While we lived out in the country in Nova Scotia we always had to be on the lookout for dogs too. No fun!
    Have a good day!

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  7. Those flies are so annoying! Especially when they wear out their welcome.
    Great progress is being made on your cabin.

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  8. The cabin is nice! Sounds like you had a good day. :)

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  9. Your cabin looks great, if there is a fly nearby he will find me. ~smile~
    Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings,
    Sue

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  10. I've never been bothered by a fly on a walk, but those pesky little gnats make up for their absence!

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  11. Well I'd be a bit leery of loose dogs myself, it's nice the man warned you. I hate pesky flies.
    Looks like the cabin is coming along nicely.

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  12. I guess you had the day just "fly" by!

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