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Up Early And Getting Things Done


I'm Awake Or At Least My Eyes Are Open

The days seem to slip by so quickly

On many occasions I have wondered where did the time go

So here is my honest attempt to make the best of this wonderful day

Lately my physical health has slowed me down

I know everyone gets aches and pains

So I am no different

I hope the way I experience my struggles

You can get a little insight to my life

Finding new ways of dealing with my problems

Might even give you suggestions to help you on your own setbacks or limitations

I have found ways to make me happier and give me more freedom than before

I sleep great every night and that is so amazing in itself

That alone gives me the energy to attempt to make things better

I love to read so that gives me more knowledge

With that knowledge I can make more choices

I turn to the experts in their own fields

So they can help me with my future decisions

The more things I do

The easier and quicker things get done

The more I can get out of life

Today being not my best day

I struggle with an ongoing discomfort

When I find time to relax

I use a foot massager that I enjoy very much

It puts me in a good mood

I love looking out our slider

Enjoying the view and the fresh air

Writing as I pull my creative thoughts together

Spending time with our cat Charlotte

Talking on the phone to an old high school friend

Recently connecting after many years

Has brought back a flood of memories

I once thought were gone for good

My wife and I look forward to so many new memories

Sharing the fun in our day

Stories of family and friends

Busy with work is not a problem

It is who we are and is part of life

Caring for others is not a hassle

It is what we do without question

Having friends who share the same values

Makes today one heck of a day

There will be times that seem gloomy and somewhat uncomfortable

With our chin up we will get through them

We make the call

Looking to the bright sunny skies of Fall


DREAM ON (author) on October 03, 2018:

John Hansen I am so glad when things work out . I recently had a starter put in my car. For all the times I turn the key and the car goes how can I complain when it goes. I was so happy it didn't go at the wrong time. I was so blessed I was done with work and my wife picked me up a few hours later. A friend installed it and it saved me some money. Everyone is happy. In a home there are things that wear out and they are an expense. For the most part a have a wonderful, happy home. I wouldn't trade it for the world. My arm is still giving me some trouble and I have an appointment with the orthopedic doctor in two weeks. He gave me a cortisone shot a few years ago and i felt fantastic for a long time. i have been trying to stretch it out with different exercises but they only work for a little bit. Thank you for your concern and nice comment. Have a beautiful night.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on October 01, 2018:

Dream On, we have started to feel better thanks. In regard to the water leak..the pipe had rusted,out and corroded and quite a section needed replacing...The plumbers Bill was quite reasonable though and we have stronger water pressure now than before. Hope your elbow pain eases soon.

DREAM ON (author) on October 01, 2018:

Gypsy Rose Lee I am so happy that you are doing well. You have done so much in such a short time. Your second book wow. Maybe if you talked about your book in a round about way. Like you were doing a book review instead of trying to say here is my book. I will keep thinking. Off to work. Thank you so much for reading and sharing. Have a wonderful morning.

DREAM ON (author) on October 01, 2018:

John Hansen I hope you are both feeling better. The water was a real surprise. Let me know how that all turns out. One day my wife and I were home and my wife heard an odd sound coming from our cellar. I went down to check. The piece of pipe that leads to the water tank had corroded and let go. I had to go shut off the water from the main. If we were out the whole house could of been flooded. We were so blessed. My elbow still hurts and I aggravate it every day in work. I have been trying to do exercises to work it out. Thank you for reading and sharing.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on September 29, 2018:

Can you tell me please Where did September go? It was still one of those tough months for me because last September I was still in Riga, Latvia and we had a ceremony at the gravesite. Now everything has turned topsy-turvy and time is flying by. The good news is that I am in touch with the publishing company that helped with my first book of poems and soon my second book will be int he making. Could you please tell me once it is published how I could announce it here on HubPages because the last time I remember I wrote about it but they said it was not acceptable.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on September 28, 2018:

We can always find so many positives each day if we just take the time to look. My wife and I have both been sick with the flu for a few days so are feeling lethargic. I woke this morning to find we had no water.....and the driveway was full of water. One of the pipes had burst so I had to call the plumber. Apart from that, the sun was shining and the day was beautiful.

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