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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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Saturday's Critters

Linking up with Eileen for Saturday's Critters.
My two horse friends I visit most mornings on my walk.
Two ponies just down the road.
And look what we found in our new house being built.
A Bat
Ronnie found it in the eaves and threw it outside.
Ken took the picture.
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Didn't leave until 7:30 for my walk this morning.
A warm 48 degrees out and a rainy one so off I went in my rain gear.

Walked through town and then over to the industrial park.
There are only 6 businesses there and it's nice a quiet with no traffic at all
on the weekend.
Cut my walk a bit short and only walked 5.2 miles.
My feet got wet and my toes were cold.
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Still can't find a gas stove we like for the new house around here
but we did find one we liked on line and will order that one.

In the afternoon I baked sugar Christmas Cookies.
It was a new recipe and I liked how the dough rolled out.
The easiest to roll out that I've come across.

It's been a rainy, dreary day all day.
Too bad all this rain isn't snow.
We are expected to have snow on Christmas day and the day after.

A happy day to you.
happyone ๐Ÿ˜Š

"There has been only one Christmas,
the rest are anniversaries."
~ W J Cameron

14 comments:

  1. ...I don't think that I would like to live with bats.

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  2. Hello, love the pretty horses. The bat was looking for a warm home. It has been raining here all day too. The sugar cookies sound yummy. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. I appreciate your visits and comments too. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
    Enjoy your day and weekend!

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  3. A Bat!!! Yikes! I don't really care to have them around.Guess they are harmless, but I just don't like them much. Hope you get that snow, just in time for Christmas.

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  4. Hi Happyone! I love your new header. What a great photo. I feel lucky to have found your blog and enjoy the photos you share. I want to wish you and Ken a very Merry Christmas. Hope you two have a wonderful day! Best regards from the Pacific Northwest. John

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  5. Just love those horses ...
    I will check out your recipe ...

    My good wishes to you and yours for Christmas

    All the best Jan

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  6. Great shots of the horses. Yikes about the bat. Glad someone dealt with it. I'm heading over to check out the cookie recipe.

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  7. Hi Karen! Yummy. Maybe I'll make sugar cookies in the morning. That's an amazing bat, so perfect.
    Have a lovely celebration of our Savior's birth! I'm thankful for good and sweet YOU!

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  8. Merry Christmas Karen! Hope you get a little snow for the holidays.

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  9. Your friends are beautiful! I once found a baby bat hanging inside of our swimming pool - it's tiny head dangling close to the water line. It took me a while .. they are pretty scary looking when agitated , but I finally got it out before it drowned.

    Merry Christmas!!!!!

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  10. Those to horse friends are real beauties! Older daughter and I baked cookies yesterday, too, but just chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, and tried a new peanut butter stuffed recipe which In have not sampled...

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  11. Happy Christmas! May it be a wonderful day for you & your family.

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  12. Looks like the house in coming along nicely. Wow that bat was cool to see. Nice looking horses. - Wishing you & your family a very Merry Christmas. Looing forward to blogging with you in 2018. God Bless.

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  13. I hope you and your family are having a wonderful holiday full of good food and good cheer.
    Have a very Merry Christmas, and we wish you all the best in the New Year, too!

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