Monday, February 17, 2014

My Life - “Choices”

I was talking to my sweet cousin Cindy on the phone yesterday and we were sharing what places we’ve visited and photographs we’ve taken…what projects we’re working on and good books we’re reading, and I thought once again what an interesting life I live.

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Hubby and I hiked on some ‘new’ trails yesterday and that was great fun.

 Cross Florida Greenway 

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A few glimpses into what’s going on this week to keep me busy…

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(same outfit I wear a lot, maybe I need to shop for new clothes this week! lol)

Vee will have her note card party (starting tomorrow) and the Downton Abbey discussion on Thursday.

My girlfriend Danice from Homespun Hannah asked me to tell her friends that she is offline waiting for a new computer cooling fan and will be posting again soon.

AND festivals and art shows are in full swing here in Florida.

Feb 22, 23 Cracker Days and Native Plant Sale, Rainbow Springs State Park

Feb 22, 23 KNAP-IN AND STONE-AGE ARTS FESTIVAL, Silver Springs State Park

Feb 23 Fine Arts Show, Palm Grove Auditorium, walking distance from our house

I’m busy making a bear, too!

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(still a jumble of parts but he has EARS! lol)

What’s going on in your world this week?

40 comments:

CJ STITCHING AND BLOOMS said...

The hikes you all take look wonderful. DO you ever come upon snakes or alligators.. I hope not. VBG You ask what is going on in my world..I was pretty excited to teach a needle felting class which has always been a dream.. Love it. I wish I could attend some of your craft show.. I wonder if they sell needle felted wool creations in Florida?? Hugs Judy

Vee said...

Those are obviously your comfy hiking clothes and they look just wonderful to me. Do you have to run to catch up with your hubby? Thanks for adding the info. Wasn't DA good last night? I'm working on getting specific moments.

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

You look warm and sunny and happy! :)

Have fun with the little bear! :)

ann said...

Hi Judy. So nice to see that you can get out and walk. I would imagine that see all sorts of wildlife. He we still have snow on the ground, but it is warming up so the snow will melt quickly. We have a busy week here, so nice weather is welcomed. The little bear looks cute.

Susie said...

I think it's wonderful that you and your husband go on hikes together. I love being with my Teddy too. We point out interesting things to each other. Can't wait to see the finished sewing project. xoxo,Susie

camp and cottage living said...

I love hiking and it looks like you've got a lot of trails to choose from!
Are you dressing Teddy?

Diane said...

All sounds nice. Be sure to show the bear when he's finished. Not sure what I'll be doing this week. We're under another winter storm warning so it depends on the weather.

Cozy Little House said...

Sounds like you're keeping busy!
Brenda

Susan said...

I love how your week is planned; I'm still a little befuddled with all I have on my plate right now. I can't wait for the DA discussion, it is the highlight of my week reading all the insights of my fellow bloggers...that I love, XOXO

Christine said...

Busy and blessed! Can't wait to see the finished bear!

Dayle Allen Shockley @ A Collection of Days said...

Have a terrific week, my friend.

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Looks like you'll be staying busy, AS USUAL! Have a wonderful week!

Joanne said...

I predict that bear is going to be ADORABLE!
Blessings, Joanne

Montanagirl said...

That will be a cute bear! Not much going on in our world today. It's our 27th Anniversary today, though!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You are so lucky to have so much outdoor time during the winter. The perks of living in Florida!! I'm working on editing some more collections this week, blog posts and watching Tiger one afternoon!!
hugs,
Linda

Margaret said...

Sucha lovely photo of you! I think it is great that you have such an interesting life and that you realize you do! I wonder how many people go through life not realizing just how blessed they really are! Maggie

lilraggedyangie said...

You always have such great fun and I'm envious of that sunshine lol can't wait to see your finished bear...enjoy your day hugs lil raggedy Angie

Debby said...

Oh I'd love a nice walk right now. Too cold and slippery out. Yes, that was a doll from our Pat C. I just ordered the new one with the green dress. Her name is Kate. I will use her to decorate for St. Patrick's Day. No one can match her dolls, can they?

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

You're so fortunate to have so much to do and so many beautiful places to roam.

Lesa said...

Our weekend newspaper was full of things to see and do this month. One can hardly decide! Sounds like your enjoying our sun and your bear has such great ears. I'm sure he's going to be fantastic when finished. Have a beautiful week!

Noelle the dreamer said...

Nice trails Diane and looking forward to the finished bear!
P.S. Have you noticed how at our age we tend to purchase mostly a favourite style/colour in apparel?
All the best,

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Looks like fun!

NanaDiana said...

Oh- You are like me, Diane. Always busy. What would we do with "down time"? lol

Great fun with your walk and all the shows coming up there. Your little bear is coming to life. Can't wait to see him done! xo Diana

Karen said...

Snow, snow and more snow.

Looking forward to your bear creation!

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

You DO lead an interesting life and I love reading about it.

We got 7.2" of snow today. :-)

kitty said...

Hiking sounds like such fun, Diane. My beloved hubby and I used to love to hike together. Enjoy those special times with your sweetie. xo

Patty Antle said...

Snow and more snow today! I'd rather be hiking with you. What fun events lie ahead. I'm looking forward to next week when I can see my beautiful grandson in California. I also look forward to the downton abbey discussion. Wasn't it good this week!

September Violets said...

Hiking in capris ... soon! I can't wait to get hiking again. Ice in the woods is keeping me away for a while yet. Your bear looks a bit double-jointed! He looks like he'll be a good listener with those ears ;) Have a great week, Wendy x

Musings from Kim K. said...

Your hikes are such a welcome change of scenery. Another snow storm is brewing outside. We are having a serious case of cabin fever. Downton Abbey was fabulous this week.

Linda said...

Gardening, gardening, gardening! What else to do in this "no sweat" temperature in Louisiana! My walks are back and forth to the compost heap. ;))) Linda@Wetcreek Blog

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Oh dear, is that a alligator that I see behind you in the photo of you standing next to the tree? LOL...

Jen

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Diane, you look great in that outfit, wear it as often as you like. If you're like me, you have favorite clothes that are comfortable and wear often. I can't wait for capri weather here! I can't wait to see the finished bear, I just know he/she will be adorable!

cynthia lee designs said...

How fun to go hiking. We are still have snow here and some freezing rain. I'm so looking forward to warmer weather.
hugs,
Cindy

LindyLou Mac said...

You lead an interesting life because I believe you see life as an adventure. :)

Trace4J said...

What a wonderful Life Sweet Friend.
Oh so exciting.
I cant wait to see your bear all done.
Hmm will it be a girl or boy?
Woolie Hugs

boopnut said...

You make retirement very attractive!
Deb

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

sounds like you have a wonderful week planned. Hiking in capris sounds wonderful. Did I just say wonderful twice? I guess that's because you are so wonderful. xo Laura

Donna said...

Good for you - getting out and about with some exercise and fresh air! Yes, I need to get my post ready for the note card party too. And your little bear-in-making looks delightful!

Sam I Am...... said...

I love hiking trails! You seem to have quite a few. I don't think I live anywhere near any so I just forge my own. LOL!
Are you using a pattern for your bear? He looks so cute thus far.
The arts and crafts shows sound fun too.

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

It's wonderful that you take advantage of all the wonderful walking trails. I didn't know they had set up so many!! At least this time of years, you don't to worry about the snakes and too many bugs!!
I do hope that you get a chance to paddle also!! There are a zillion places to kayak/canoe that will take your breath away!!
You must do Juniper Run!! Easy 4 hour paddle
!!