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

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24


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Monday, October 10, 2016

Quilt Barn (6)

Linking up with Tom today for The Barn Collective.
Ridgeview Valley owns this barn located on Gravelly Run Rd. in
McHenry, Garrett County, MD
and has a Crazy Quilt block design. 

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 Must have needed a bit of extra sleep because I didn't wake up  
my usual time this morning.
 Ken woke me up asking if I knew it was 6:45 already.
So I popped out of bed, got dressed and was out by 7:00.
It was 39 degrees so wore two sweatshirts and kept the hood up.
There was a bit of a haze on this sunny morning with no wind. 

Walked through town and down toward Happy Trails.
Up Barn Sale Road a ways. 
Around both cemeteries and the ball park loop
and around town.

The runner was running his 5 times around the ball park loop
and the man walking the big white dog was out too.

Walked 6 miles
Found 5 pennies
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Ken went up to Happy Trails first thing after breakfast
and I stayed home to got some housework done.
Moved some pieces of furniture around from one room to another.
Needed help with a bringing a table up from the basement so
had to wait for Ken to come home and help.

Late afternoon we went out to do a couple of errands and on the way home
stopped at Brenda's for half price pizza which they have during the cooler
months on Mondays.
Home now and I'll be reading, knitting
and later eating my snack of ice cream . ๐Ÿจ

A happy day to you.
happyone  ๐ŸŽˆ

"We have no right to ask when sorrow comes,
"Why did this happen to me?"
unless we ask the same question for
every moment of happiness that comes our way."
~ Unknown


  1. I love crazy quilts, but must say that I've never this on a barn before...NEAT! Thanks so much for sharing this interesting barn...please keep them coming!

  2. Great barn and quilt.

    Your third photo is marvelous - what gorgeous colours.

    All the best Jan

  3. Your day sounds like a perfect one to me. Love that barn quilt.

  4. Every now and then we DO sleep in a bit. I think you're right. We need it.
    I'm glad you had a lovely walk!

  5. Now that's an interesting quilt pattern!

  6. Sounds like you had a very pleasant day . . . maybe you should think about going to bed earlier and getting more sleep. Sometimes our bodies need more rest :) I love that photo with the trees. You live in such a beautiful part of the country :)

  7. My wife usually is glued to the bed but when it came time to go play bingo she was up without waking her...

  8. I'm enjoying seeing these barns so much! And thanks for sharing that view over the road across to the glorious foliage!
    Hope you have a great day!

  9. Great barn quilt.
    I moved furniture around here too... must be the season for 'fluffing' our nests :)


  10. That's an interesting looking barn quilt.
    It's getting pretty dark in the mornings now and I find it more difficult to get out of my warm cosy bed.
    Have a great week Happyone :)

  11. Hi Karen, I love the crazy quilt on the barn. Wonderful colours! We gave had a couple cool morning walks too but the sun is still nice and warm. Loving the Fall weather!
    Take care.


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