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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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Scarves and going to Lancaster

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30 degrees this morning when I started on my walk at 6:35.  There was a crescent moon hanging in a clear sky this morning.
Here is the sun just coming over the mountain at 7:50.  I took the above picture just few minutes later. 
Stopped to talk to my neighbor Harold who stepped outside to get his newspaper and then I continued to walk around town.  Walked around both cemeteries and the ball park loop a couple of times.
No other walkers or runners out but I did wave to all the usual bus drivers.
Walked 5.7 miles.
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I finished the last scarf which makes a total of 14.  Newest one is on the back of the chair.  Each scarf takes about 10 hours of knitting.
I packed up my suitcase today for a three day trip to Lancaster, Pa with the ladies from church for our fun Get-a-way.   : ) There are 15 of us going.  The scarves are going to be a surprise gift for them.  It will be so much fun having them each pick out a scarf.  I'm going to have 14 pieces of paper each with a number 1 - 14 on them.  Everyone will pick a paper and who ever has number 1 gets to pick first and then on down the numbers it will go.

We are meeting at church tomorrow morning at the very early time of 6:00 to begin our little adventure so there will be no walk tomorrow morning for me.
I'm bringing my laptop and will try to find time to blog.

Have to go and make supper now and then it's off to Wednesday evening church service.
Hope your day has been happy and bright.
happyone : )
Every now and then,
when the world sits just right,
a gentle breath of heaven
fills my soul with delight.
~ Hazelmarie Elliott

11 comments:

  1. Aw! The scarves will be a lovely party favor! How nice of you! Have lots of fun!

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  2. Hi Karen, have a great time! I am sure all the ladies will love their new scarves.
    Take care.

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  3. Have a great time! If you wave wildly enough, I might even see you! We're between 1/2 - 3/4 mile from where you're going as the crow flies! :)

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  4. Aww... what a sweet and fun idea you have for the scarves. Sounds like a great time waiting to happen. I would love to get to Lancaster one day. Hope you take lots of pictures :).
    Have a wonderful time.

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  5. Good morning, your scarves are lovely. I am sure your group will love them too. The trip to Lancaster sounds like fun. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

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  6. I love those beautiful scarves! What wonderful gifts for the women in your group! I will look forward to the posts about your get-away to Lancaster, PA. Isn't that Amish country? Have a great time!

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  7. You are so generous with your time and resources. What a great surprise for the ladies! I know you're going to have a blast on your trip. MJ

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  8. Have a lot of fun on your outing. I love Lancaster, PA. Your friends are going to have such fun selecting a beautiful scarf. I know I love mine.

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  9. You are such a blessing to us all and an inspiration to me to get up and get moving. I have been trying to start walking again ☺.
    Blessings to you and Ken and your family and church family!
    Diane

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