Thought for the day ….

Good Morning and Welcome to Saturday the 18th day of August, 2018.

The sky is that same grey white smoky colour.

The wind is blowing as I can see the trees swaying.

The air SMELLS of smoke.

I opened the window earlier and had to shut it right away as the smell was so strong.

My heart and prayers go out to ALL those folks living in and near the areas affected by the fires.

I think of all the birds, bears, deer, moose, insects, foxes, the wildlife that may not escape the red lashes and breath-taking fumes of the fire.

I hope that they do not suffer.

I think of the domestic cats, dogs, cows, chickens, horses, pigs that are not able to escape.

I hope that they do not suffer.


Last night after supper, I decided to mow the grass front and back.

Followed by watering the plants, trimming and deadheading the plants and flowers.


Not long afterward Alvin and I were sitting on the sofa watching some television …. it had got dark rather quickly.

I looked out to see that it was raining.

I did not hear the rain at first as I had the electric fans on, the furnace fan on and the television.

Not long after that there was ferocious THUNDER and LIGHTNING that lit the night sky.

Some claps of thunder made my jump.

One minute the rain was coming down in a mad rush and the next minute it stopped.

My flowers and plants will not be thirsty for a few days now.

Likely too much water.

I did not see where they were forecasting rain for last night.

They will be okay.


Hopefully British Columbia is receiving some rain.

No lightning, please.

Just rain.


I am grateful to all those FIREFIGHTERS that come from across the world to help out.

They are a breed all to themselves.

You always hear of ours going somewhere to help and then others coming here.

Thank you MEXICO.

We are so grateful.

Guess more people could take a page from these brave souls.

I pray that they are all SAFE.


Well today will be staying indoors for the most part.

Lots to do in the house.


The fun things.


Have an awesome day.

Be kind to every creature whether two or four-legged, winged or crawling.

We all play a role in this place we call EARTH.

We need each other.


Happy Saturday.


Special Hello to: all my friends and family who have made this the best summer, thank you.

Always, Carol & Alvin


Thought for the day…

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 14th day of November, 2013.

How are you this morning?

One of my coworkers and I remarked yesterday about how when we leave work it is all about going home and eating and going to sleep.

I think that is pretty much true of any of us who live in a climate marked by the temperature drop of the seasons.

We are just like the bears …. eat and sleep.

I had big plans for last night but then it was raining after I got home and well no walk for Alvin.

(can you believe, rain in Edmonton in the middle of November!)

He did enjoy being out in the back yard in the rain.

He loves being outside and sniffing about the back yard.

I love watching him.

Oh well, I am like 99.9% of the human population on this planet and we like to eat and sleep.

Sometimes more than others but we do just the same.

Oh well, I did enjoy watching The Voice …… each year the talent is more amazing.

What a way to spend the evening.

So on this Thursday I wish you well and lots of energy.

Perhaps it is time to start using the treadmill who has made a lovely holder of my yoga mats.

Oh well, I am human.

Have a great day.

If I had one wish for everyone it would be that you are kind.

KINDNESS should be the one thing that everyone strives to be.

Special Hello to: all those dear friends and family who have lost loved ones as of late ….. you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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