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Sacred moments...


Saturday, November 30, 2013

I got out on snow shoes for the first time this Winter this afternoon. Normally I would go out with my brother and we would push each other to go a little faster, but he is out of town with his daughter this weekend, so I went by myself. There is something so peaceful and serene about moving through the untouched snow, listening to the birds, and identifying various animal tracks. There is a feeling of being somewhere sacred. I only stayed out for about an hour, but I worked up quite a sweat (should have shed a layer before I set out), and spent some time talking to God.

Had lunch with mom and dad before going snow shoeing. We had sirloin, baked potatoes, green beans, beets, peppers with cream cheese and sauteed mushrooms and onions. We also made an apple crisp which we ate after I got back from snow shoeing. Then mom and I sorted out some more clothes from upstairs. Dad is making progress at clearing out the sewing room, while I have gotten stalled on cleaning mom's old bedroom. We will get it to a point where it is possible to do the necessary renovations, but it might take a while longer than planned.
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SWEETNEEY 12/2/2013 8:21AM

    lovely

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CHERIRIDDELL 12/2/2013 12:16AM

    A lovely walk !

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BONNIEMARGAY 12/1/2013 3:04PM

    Miracles everywhere!

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GARDENCHRIS 12/1/2013 10:48AM

    the absolute quiet out in the snow .....beautiful

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PMRUNNER 12/1/2013 6:04AM

    Sounds great!

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COCK-ROBIN 12/1/2013 12:36AM

    Very good!

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GOING-STRONG 11/30/2013 11:38PM

    Your lunch sounds fabulous... yum! I have never been snowshoeing before, but it sounds lovely.

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BUSYGRANNY5 11/30/2013 9:56PM

    What a peaceful way to spend your day!!! Good for you!!!

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CINDHOLM 11/30/2013 8:14PM

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COLLEENROSTE 11/30/2013 7:42PM

    your walk sounds amazing- so peaceful

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MARYANNSQUEST 11/30/2013 5:25PM

    Wow, what a wonderful thing to be able to do and just admire what God created, and being able to have some time talking to him .

Lunch sounded so Yummy emoticon wish I was there, and the apple crisp, one of my favorite desserts.

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Maryann

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BIGPAWSUP 11/30/2013 5:21PM

    Your snowshoeing sounds like absolute BLISS!! How wonderful.

Congrats on such a good day.

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DOGLADY13 11/30/2013 5:01PM

    Sounds like an excellent day, especially the quiet time with God.

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