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

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
~Henry David Thoreau

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, September 19, 2020

A happy visit

 Had my usual walk around town this morning.
Walked up and down all the streets, around both cemeteries,
and the ball park loop as well.

It was clear and 34 degrees.
Even had a light frost in places.

Saw Rebecca out walking around town two different times.
It was a quiet early Saturday morning.

By the time I get back in the Jeep from walking I'm pretty warm
and have to turn on the defroster because I fog up the windows.

Driving home just before getting to the house I stopped to let
6 deer walk slowly across the street.

Walked 5.5 miles
By the time I was home the sun was out and shining.

☀️     🙂     ☀️

Got a couple of pictures of the buck that comes around the house.
I named him Billy.  Don't know why but Billy just popped into my head.

We've had such an enjoyable day with David and Liz.
Just great to be able to spend time with them.
We walked all over Happy Trails and really just visited and talked
and talked.  They plan to come up again soon.
That's it for today.
A happy Saturday to all.
happyone  ❤️


A Brit in Tennessee said...

What stunning pictures, beautiful scenery and vistas and wildlife.
Thank you for sharing they made me smile :)

Tom said...

...no frost here yet, but a brisk and sunny day. Take care Karen.

Ruth Hiebert said...

I think Billy is the perfect name. Glad you enjoyed your visit with family.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

34 degrees...with frost! Wow! That really is something! Glad your David and Liz are there to have some time with you! Enjoy your weekend!

Vee said...

No frost here yet, though there have been warnings...in fact, I am bringing in the flowers just to be safe. Billy is a good name for a young buck. So glad that you have had a nice visit with your son and Liz. Always good.

Debi said...

We had a frost last night too... fall has definitely arrived!

ellen b. said...

Well on the weather front I'm happy to report that the smoke is not as bad today. Glad you had a nice visit with your son and his girlfriend. How long does it take them to drive to your place from where they are living? Have a wonderful Sunday!

Deb said...

So glad you had a good visit with your son and his girlfriend. So glad they will be coming back again soon. It always does a mother's heart good to spend time with her children. I love the pictures of Billy Buck. Have a happy Sunday.

Rose said...

Sounds like a wonderful day! And that is a handsome deer!

KEV. Robertson. said...

Hi Karen- Glad that you and Ken have had a great time with your Son and his Girlfriend...it is great when Family get together. Regards. KEV.

Hootin' Anni said...

I can only imagine how wonderful it was during your visit! Comforting. Billy is a beautiful creature. Wow...frosty morning.

Victor S E Moubarak said...

What a beautiful deer.

God bless.

Jeanette said...

So glad you had such a nice visit with your son and his girlfriend. Seeing frost on the grass in the morning does look so pretty!

bill burke said...

Beautiful photo with all the frost. Billy is a nice looking buck. Glad you had a good visit with your son and his girlfriend. Enjoy your day!

susan q said...

A son visit is always welcome♥ Billy looks curious. An enjoyable walk for you. Be safe and well.

Lowcarb team member said...

So pleased you enjoyed your visit with your son and his girlfriend.

All the best Jan

Nellie said...

Our frost is usually later than this, mid- to late-October, usually. I will have to be alert in order to bring a plant that isn’t hardy inside! Lovely pictures! So glad you had a good Saturday!