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A new day! A new beginning!!
written by Sue, Saturday, January 15, 20ll
I took this photo early this morning, God's mercies are new everyday!

Yesterday was my second day walking my 2 miles, my goal is to work up to 4 miles a day.,and it felt so good to be able to get outside and breath the fresh air. Thursdays walk had me sparring with the rooster that we had gotten earlier this year, I am happy to report I won!
We finally finished getting the Christmas decoration put away, in the garage, and both Mr. P and I were two happy campers. The boxes had been sitting all around the house for a week, because of snow and we both were tired of looking at them.lol

Yesterday I worked on trying to get the house back in order, didn't get very far though! I started in the dining room, for some reason this seems to be my favorite place to start. I had my music playing and was just humming along with my work. Ooops!! I  picked this glass globe to clean and dropped in on this charger.I know this hasn't happened to any of you, now has it?
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We are trying to eat healthier this year, except for the chocolate cake, which Mr. P has enjoyed. So for dinner we had broiled flounder, peas, slaw, and 1 piece of cornbread each. The evening was quiet, dh went to a local basketball game, I watched Monk, just love this show,as I so relate to his clean phobia I also blogged always fun for me.
For today, I will walk, do some cleaning, and we have plans to go to the mall this evening. Happy Saturday and I hope your day is filled with many blessings.
Sue

8 comments:

Heather's Blog-o-rama January 15, 2011 at 11:01 AM  

Hi Sue, : :) :) :) :) Your ph oto is beautiful!! I'm sorry that you broke your glass globe:(:(

WAlking sounds like a good activity. It's so easy and healthy !! I really need to do more walking..just don't want to walk in the rain :) :)

Oh, I had to drool over your new blogger header. I'm looking for storage jars like yours. I'm actually stopping by a yardsale today...all items, including household goods, just $1. So I'm hoping to find some good storage jars for spices, noodles etc!!! Wish me luck :) :)

Have a lovely weekend Sue!!! Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Carol January 15, 2011 at 11:05 AM  

Walking outside is so refreshing! Sounds like you're off to a good start with healthy living in 2011.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Smiles,
Carol

Farm Girl January 15, 2011 at 11:12 AM  

I just love your days when you get to be at home. I love Monk too! It is nice to watch someone who like things clean. Oh do I know about dropping things. I have dropped more things this week.
Oh, you have one of those kind of roosters? I am glad you won. Sounds like he is needing to be someones chicken dinner. :) Enjoy your weekend.

Elena January 15, 2011 at 12:22 PM  

Putting up the Christmas decorations always gets me in a cleaning spree. I think I have got the house all back in order now and a trip to the thrift store to make a donation:) Your dinner sounded so good! Have a blessed Saturday!

Barb January 15, 2011 at 3:24 PM  

Hi Sue!

I sounds like your days are so peaceful and energizing! I can't wait for Spring so that I can get out and walk. I use my elliptical, but there's nothing like fresh air!

I am all thumbs! I so understand breaking thing! So sorry... :0(

Eating healthy is also a goal of mine - I always feel so much better when I am eating the way I should. Your menu sounded so good!

Have a wonderful week-end!

Hugs,
Barb

P.S. I love your music on your blog - I always stop mine and listen to your for a while!

Jenni January 15, 2011 at 10:09 PM  

What a lovely picture you took! And you are so right about God's mercy being new everyday... Isn't He amazing?

That broiled flounder, etc. sounds delicious and healthful, too. Hmmm... I need to start eating like that....
And good for you for walking. We are cheering for you...

I just got back in from the mall, myself, and got two lovely tops... hooray! just Love love love shopping....

Have a happy evening!

Jenni

A Hint of Home January 16, 2011 at 9:25 PM  

It sounds like you are feeling good these days. Energenic and always busy.
The farm looks like a wonderful, peaceful, relaxing place to enjoy.
I'm always inspired when I visit you.
God's blessings are unmeasurable!
Hugs!

Yolanda January 17, 2011 at 11:21 PM  

I am trying to become healthier this year to so I am on the same journey . I love your photo of the sunrise.

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