Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday, the 9th day of July, 2013.

It was thirty years ago today that one of my cousins got married, and it also marks the day of one of Regina’s worst floods.

At that time I was living in the south end of the City of Regina in Saskatchewan with my daughter.

Funny how things just come back to you.

While Alvin and I were out for our morning stroll, it came to me.

I remember being all ready the night before … clothes packed and all.

I remember waking up to water up to my knees in our basement apartment.

It was a crazy day.

Virtually all of our belongings were damaged, and unsalvageable as the sewer backed up.

Thank goodness that we were okay.

I had put all of my photo albums up on our shelving unit so they were dry and safe.

You just never know what will happen over the course of a few hours.

It just rained harder than I had ever seen before in my lifetime.

Having to go out and buy shoes to go to the wedding as all my shoes were on the floor.

Walking barefoot in the mall was almost shameful.

The looks I received.

Believe it or not we did make it to my cousin’s wedding which was out of town … about three hours away.

I am always grateful after the rain to be safe and dry.

The sun is shining and it is a beautiful day.

No matters what happens in life ….. you can always get through it.

Special Hello to: ¬† Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary to my beautiful cousin “V” and her husband “R” ….. I hope that they have a great day.


Always, Carol and Alvin


P.S. what is with goose poop and dogs wanting to eat it???  Anyone know?




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