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, March 1, 2016

My new bowling record

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30 degrees this sunny morning and no wind.  : )  What a difference from yesterday!!  Enjoyed walking around the Farm Loop, my favorite route.
Lots of geese flying around here this morning and going off in all directions.  I also saw 4 Killdeer.  Their call is very distinctive and I heard them first before I saw them.  They were too quick for me to get a picture.

Coming back into town I made a quick loop through the industrial park and then walked up the hill behind my house before going back home.

Walked 6 miles.
Added up the coins I found in February.  Not too bad considering I walked inside some days and a lot of days I walked in the snow.
1 dime, 2 nickles and 8 pennies for a grand total of 28 cents.
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These Tuesdays sure seem to roll around fast and once again it was bowling day.  Well, it was quite a good bowling day for me.  I topped my last high score with a 191 today!!  My other two games were 144 and 138. 

I'm home on my own this evening.  Our pastor has been in New Zealand for a revival the last two weeks and comes home today.  Ken is on the way to Dulles Airport in Va to pick him up which is about 3 hours away.  Looks like I'll be getting my own ice cream later.

I started listening to an audio book, Lethal by Sandra Brown.  I've finished the first disc of which there are 11 while knitting.

That's it for today.
Hope you had a good one and you smiled often.
happyone   : )
Though we travel the world to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
~ Ralf Waldo Emerson

14 comments:

  1. The sunshine and the call of spring birds must make the walk so enjoyable.

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  2. Sitting through a big snowstorm here tonight. You're getting good at the bowling!

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  3. The killdeer are cute, I have heard their pretty sounds too. Congrats on your new high game, that is awesome. Great quote, enjoy your day!

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  4. Wow, your bowling scores just keep getting better and better. I heard a few geese yesterday too. Spring is on it's way!

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  5. Whoa! That's a long trip to the airport! I hope Ken got back safely!
    Way to go, good bowler!

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  6. I have never seen a killdeer before, but have read about their antics.
    Wow, you are on a "roll" with your bowling.
    How nice of Ken to make the drive to the airport to pick up your pastor.

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  7. Your first photo looks like decoration for wonderful peaceful life :) All of your photos are full of life. I can even smell the fresh air with the trees flavor.

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  8. Recent favorites from your blog: Feb 21 Blue Sky, Feb 22 Clouds in the Valley, Feb 27 Mega Shredded Wheat :-), Feb 29 Roast Beef Dinner, March 1 Walk along the tree lined road. Thanks for sharing your story!

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  9. Congrats on the new high score :)

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  10. Congratulations on the 191! You'll hit 200 before you know it!

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  11. I always enjoy seeing the photos from your walks. So very different from my daily walk.

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  12. Loving those rolled bales of hay. Congrats on that bowling game. Lately I've been having horrible scores on my Tues. league. Hope it improves soon.

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  13. Congratulations on your bowling score! This calls for ice cream!

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