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

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Basement

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Didn't start walking on this cold windy morning until 7:10.
Walked up the main street through town and around both the cemeteries
a couple of times.  Lisa who usually runs was out walking this morning and she
was walking around the cemeteries too.
Made a loop around the little town pond which now has ice on it.
By this time I noticed some frozen snow pellets falling and could hear
them hitting my jacket. 
Walking past the post office the mail clerk was outside throwing salt
on the sidewalk and told me to be careful and keep warm out in the cold.
Kind of funny because he was outside in short sleeves throwing the salt around.
 By the time I got to the ball park loop the frozen snow had turned into
regular snow.
 By the time I got home the snow was starting to stick on the roads.
 Walked 6.2 miles
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Did a load of laundry and since it is too cold and snowy to hang the  clothes
outside, they got hung up downstairs in the basement.

Talking about basements, we stopped by the house and here's the
new basement complete with stairs going upstairs.
It was a nice afternoon to sit in a cozy warm house in the front room
in front of the big window reading, and every once in a while look out
the window to watch the snow coming down. ⛄❄

 A happy day to you.
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"Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely, Love Divine;
Love was born at Christmas;
Star and angels gave the sign."
~ Christina Rossetti

17 comments:

Christine said...

Our snow has mostly melted today & we have rain. I'm a bit sad to see it go but our sidewalks were so slippery & dangerous.
I love watching snow fall in front of a roaring fire!

Lisa said...

This looks nice right here at Christmas time. We had a little dusting. We get our snows (if any) around February and March. The house is coming along good!
Lisa

Lowcarb team member said...

We too have snow in many parts of the UK.
Pleased to see your new house is coming along so nicely.

All the best Jan

Ruth Hiebert said...

Watching the falling snow is so relaxing.I'm glad you got to enjoy that today.

Rose said...

It was cold here today, but sunny and bright. Your house is really coming along!

Adam said...

Our snow the other day didn't seem to stick to the roads, I was glad

Prunella Pepperpot said...

Our snow has fortunately melted which is a relief as my parents will be arriving for a holiday in a few days. So much to do!!
Thank you for your posts and kind comments over the year and I would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas filled with peace, joy and happiness with a large sprinkling of good health thrown in. I look forward to joining you again in 2018. With hugs from across the miles. xx

eileeninmd said...

Hello, we still have little bits of snow around since our snow on Saturday. Your house is coming along nicely. It is relaxing to sit and watch the snow come down. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!

Tom said...

...just imagine how many trains Ken can fit in there!

Sue said...

Brrr! sounds like winter has arrived for you. Our cold came in last night hoping it won't stay for long.~smile~ Looks like your home is coming along so nicely.
Thank you for visiting and for your sweet and kind comments.
Blessings,
Sue

Happy@Home said...

Fun to see your new house beginning to take shape from the ground up. That sounds like a chilly walk. We got a little snow and sleet over the weekend. All gone now.

Connie said...

We are having cold weather but there is no snow on the ground at the moment. After all the snow we had last year, this is a bit refreshing. It's exciting to see your new home coming along . . . you must be very excited.

Debby Ray said...

Wow...your house is really coming along nicely! You just may get lost in that huge basement! Happy Wednesday!

ellen b said...

That's a nice roomy basement. Enjoying the snow from the inside is my favorite.

Arieth V. said...

I love to see your new home growing and growing.

The Furry Gnome said...

Room for a nice big train layout in there!

Vee said...

That’s a nice big basement!