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Today was one of those sun kissed days again, I am very thankful that the Lord has given us sunshine for these few days and am looking forward to many more days. I tried to catch-up on laundry today. Ask me if I did, remember I said I tried. lol. Oh! well there is always tomorrow.


I just felt like I needed to get outside and soak up the sun. Last night we were watching one of my favorite series, The Waltons. The episode was about Olivia and her bicycle, I looked at my sweetie, and asked him if he knew where mine was. Yes! I do have a bicycle, and love to ride.
He said he did and asked if I wanted him to get it out for me.

This morning, I looked out on the front sidewalk, and what did I see, you guessed it. So, now do you see why I didn't finish my laundry? I bundled up and took off, and it felt so wonderful, I rode 3 1/2 miles. Not bad for an old girl.

When I got off, I could hardly walk, I felt and looked like one of those cowboys when he would get off his horse after riding in the saddle all day What a sight that was. lol

I always reward myself when I finish any exercise and that is,... I go sit by the pond and have a wonderful conversation with the Lord, this is time I like to meditate and pray..... I get to watch these guys as an added bonus. (Click to enlarge)
When I came in the house, I went to the tub, not the shower, I soaked my poor muscles for thirty minutes.
We had dinner and that is how my day went.. with a few extras tucked in here and there.

Oh! you know I said I was going to bake that pumpkin pie, I did that yesterday, and didn't get to take a picture, because we started eating it!

Since it is late, I will say goodnight, and don't let the bed bugs bite,
Hugs, Sue

3 comments:

Farm Girl February 17, 2010 at 11:04 AM  

Hi Sue, I loved that you rode a bicycle yesterday. I was doing spring cleaning and never even went outside much except to collect eggs.
When I first read your post, I wanted to say, "Oh Wow a kindred spirit". But I thought, Oh she won't know that was what Anne was looking for and then she found Diana. I just had to tell you that when I saw that was one of your favorite books.
I am thrilled to have met you and all of the things you love. It makes me so happy.
Thank you for asking about my health, I feel much better. I think it was God's way of making me aware that I needed to slow down and spend some quiet time with just Him.
I am so thankful you found me, I really had been praying about stopping blogging because I don't want to ever do anything that God doesn't want me too and I had asked Him on Monday morning was it His will for me. Then you left your post and it was such a direct answer to my prayer, I was over the moon.
So thank you very much for being such a encouragement to me.
You wrote about your Mom too. Mine just passed away on December 3rd and that was the reason I started blogging was for her. Just so she could see what I was doing every day.
I am going to put your link on my page if that is okay with you so I can follow you.
So once again, we share our faith, our books and even our houses. :) I am so thankful that God still sees and answers our prayers. You were a answer to mine. Have a blessed day.

Apron Senorita February 17, 2010 at 3:29 PM  

I love watching the Waltons. It was a better time and place, in many ways. Great job taking time to exercise. I should so more myself.

♥ Kathy February 17, 2010 at 3:48 PM  

I keep losing you :( I've got you back now and hopefully won't lose you again!

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