Monday, January 6, 2020

Monday WRites 227


[in my mosaic today: 1. 2020 Calendar, 2. 2020 favourite mug gift from my sister Gail, 3. my Christmas tree stays up for one more week]


The new year, not yet a week old, i make no resolutions. Consciously, however, i want to stick to my early morning exercise routine in my backyard. I have so far narrowed it down to not less than one thousand natural walking steps and some stretches. Then i reward myself with a fruit smoothie. I have let go of minutes. It doesn't work for me. Sometimes my right knee hurts, so i will on those mornings stop at a thousand steps. My sneakers are ragged, note to self, i must make the time to buy a new pair.

arms outstretched -
wide enough to give the sky
a big hug
© gillena cox 2020


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You've heard about the Monday Blues ❧✿❧ well this is Monday WRites (musing on the definition here of rite, as any customary observance or practice eg the rite of afternoon tea). A Happy Monday to all
Welcome to Monday WRites #227, ❧✿❧ Happy New Year 2020


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Blog hopping today with

Mosaic Monday #61. Holiday Leftovers


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Beginning (again) – Haibun


REVISIT
bits of inspiration 2015
Chinese New Year 2018
Happy New Year 2016

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30 comments:

  1. I love giving the sky a big hug!

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  2. Good for you for beginning the day in exercise! Great way to start the day.

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  3. This is a beautiful Haibun. Sometimes new beginnings mean continuing the routine! I can see you in your wide yoga pose!

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  4. ...i make no resolutions either! Enjoy your New Year.

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  5. That is a lot of steps! I LOVE your haibun!!!!!

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  6. Happy New Year Sherry

    Much🎆love

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  7. Gillena - I have convinced my husband to let me keep the tree up until the end of January! Good for you to work toward your health goal and be realistic about what works for you - much more likely to keep it up! If I lived near you, I would also be hugging the sky! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday.

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  8. A great way to start the day, Gillena, with a smoothie and a sky hug!

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  9. the thought of giving a sky a big hug is so adorable. cheers to exercising!

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  10. Happy New Year to you 'AReadingWriter'

    Much🎆love

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  11. Happy New Year Debbie

    Much✨love

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  12. I really love the haiku in the end... sounds like a great way to stay in shape.

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  13. Keep stepping and stretching for a happy new year, Gillena!

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  14. Happiest New Year to you too, Gillena!!💝💝

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  15. I love this unharried new beginning of each day.

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  16. Ah....you made me smile this morning! I LOVE the haiku! :)

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  17. Happy New Year Lillian

    Much🎆love

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