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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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tuesday

 Didn't wake up till 7:00 this morning so got a late
start walking.
It was 39 degrees and sunny.

Walked around town, the two cemeteries and around
the industrial park.

A light frost here at the cemetery.


Saw Joy and Rebecca out walking.
They both said they got a late start this morning too!!

A Halloween decoration in a yard I pass each morning.


Since I was late walking I got to walk in the light and sunshine.
Walked 6 miles
Retired a pair of walking shoes this morning.
(I wonder just how many pairs of shoes I've gone through)

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Stairs Number 20
Like the shadows on this one


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Food shopping day.
We went first to the Dollar General and then to the Shop and Save.
What we couldn't get at the DG we picked up at the S&S.

By the time we got home and put things away it was almost
lunch time.

Did a couple of things around the house after lunch and
Ken went out to 'play' on his tractor.

 I went outside for my what is fast becoming a daily afternoon 
hike around Happy Trails.


Weather is just too NICE to be inside!!


This evening I plan to read, knit, and maybe make a weave-it or two.

 That's it for today.
Thanks for visiting.
A happy day to you. πŸ™‚
πŸ‘©πŸ»‍🦳 happyone ❤️

17 comments:

The Furry Gnome said...

I've wondered when you'd ever start using your trails for actually hiking!

Tom said...

...we got chilly last night, but no frost yet. Now you can enjoy some Indian Summer!

Debi said...

WE haven't had a frost yet, but it's coming!

Deb said...

Looks like a beautiful day. See you again tomorrow.

Rose said...

I was going to ask if that was frost! It won't be long here, if we haven't already had it and I missed it. The weather is just gorgeous here, too.

How long does a pair of walking shoes last you?

William Kendall said...

The frost is a good touch.

Henny Penny said...

No frost here yet. I'm just ready for cold weather yet. Like you, I just can't stay inside on the beautiful sunny cool days.

ellen b. said...

Looks like a beautiful day. There is something about those stairs that make my eyes cross. We passed so many Dollar Generals and never stopped but we thought of you!

Hill Top Post said...

It always takes me awhile to adjust to cold frosty mornings. I love your walking sign along the Happy Trail.

Granny Marigold said...

Doing the grocery shopping, taking a walk, doing a bit of housework and the day passes by. Looks like you had sunshine again. It made nice shadows on stairs #20.

Victor S E Moubarak said...

That frost is a reminder of winter coming.

God bless.

Hootin' Anni said...

I would not like waking up to frost 'cause I know what is soon coming...winter.
Love the stairway and shadows too.

bill said...

It's frosty mornings time.

Beside a babbling brook... said...

Lucky you! Frost!

Wow, that decoration is spooky!!!!!!

Yes, the weather is being conducive to an afternoon 'ramble.' -smile-

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R's Rue said...

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

Lowcarb team member said...

We haven't had a frost yet, but it probably will not be too long before we do!

Lovely photographs.

All the best Jan

Retired Knitter said...

Loved the cross walking person sign - in the middle of a woods!! :-). Sounds like you are adding another daily walk to your day.