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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Pretty, Plus Painting Progress

I took some time this afternoon to take the picture out of my camera and file or discard what was there. I ooh these in the last few days. I find I  reach for the camera more often now that I blog.

 I like to see pictures in blogs, and usually they say more than a lot of words could.

There are many flowering fruit trees,  wild and in orchards, blossoming right now.
I have always just taken them for granted.  This year I am seeing them!
Another sunset from the deck. 
 Although the color in this one is not a vivid as in some of the others I shot that night, I liked the way the bare branches are silhouetted against the sky.

  (That tree in the center is about 150 feet tall!)

And last weekend's painting progress:
Craig did the cut in trim painting I couldn't quite reach from my 8' step ladder, and
painted the  part of the stair well to the downstairs that could only be reached with the extension ladder.  I painted the lower part on Wednesday.


AND ...  I have started walking again.  I let myself be lazy for awhile!

Exercise Goal:
1000
 miles on the treadmill, 

1.5 miles Wednesday
miles Thursday

Total walked = 314.5 miles  

Someday I will be hiking 1000 miles in National Parks!






6 comments:

  1. I keep forgetting to take pictures of the everyday stuff. Thanks for reminding me! Every morning there is a beautiful sunrise as I get ready for work. I need to get it on my camera!

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  2. My, that is looking really good! I don't mind cutting in, but not on a high ladder. In fact, I can't keep my head bent back for long, even standing on the floor, because of old whiplash injuries. You're lucky to have a "helper"!!

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  3. Take your camera with you! I think it's easier to appreciate life through your view finder! :)

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  4. funny how the mind works... as we get closer to departing it is quite evident that we see through different eyes than we did just months ago...

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  6. It is the everyday pictures that are the most special..a picture is worth a thousand words!!..wouldn't catch me up that ladder!!..I can't even stand on a chair in front of the kitchen window! :)

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