Thought for the day ….

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 8th day of February, 2018.

YAY, today is Thursday and I welcome it with OPEN arms.


Last night my daughter gave me a ride home after work.

So great chatting with her on the car ride home.

I do miss seeing her everyday.

She is the sunshine in my day and the moon and stars of my nights.

I am not forgetting me Alvin, he is constant companion and keeps good company for all the days.

Last night Alvin and I went for a walk, it was not a long one, but a great one all the same.

So good for us both to have a nice walk.

On the way home Alvin was showing signs of being too cold (lifting up his paws).

We hurried ….


I am working on some poetry as of late.

Usually when I write something and most especially a poem, I finish it all in one sitting but there are times when it requires a few sessions.

This is one of those times.

I am inspired by current circumstances and it has to be just right to capture the feelings.


Well it is almost time to hit the road.

Hit the road, Jack …… now I have that song in my head.

Cannot remember the title, though.

Perhaps it will ring a bell with you.

Please leave me a comment if you remember the title and artist.



Special Hello to: You, on this Thursday.

Always, Carol & Alvin



Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Monday the 19th day of September, 2016.

Yesterday I spent the afternoon with my daughter, one of my girl friends and her husband and two sons.

We had a photo shoot at the Devonian Gardens just south and west of Edmonton.

If you have never been – you should truly go.

Such a beautiful tranquil magical spot.

Waterfalls, a bridge over the water, rocks, flowers, plants, trees, shrubs.

It was such a great place to walk about ….

The colours were such a vibrant mix of end of summer and beginning of autumn.

Here are a few of the photos I shot in between:





















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Our selfie …… whoops.

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Well okay maybe more than a few.

All but a few that had people in them.

We had the best time.

Lots of beautiful photos taken.

We had a wonderful afternoon.

I hope that you enjoy the photos.

Best outing.

First outing in a long, long time.

So much fun.


Happy Monday.

Special Hello to: all those folks who spent Sunday afternoon exploring new places.

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 25th day of October, 2013.

It is an absolute gorgeous day here in Edmonton.

My rose is still blooming ….. can you believe it?

I did take photos so will share them.

The sun is shining and the sky is a beautiful powder blue shade.

Alvin is crunching on one of his bones and I am writing this blog.

We are both extremely happy at this very moment.

In less than one hour my friend “G” is coming for our weekly coffee and visit.

We do try to get together once a week.

She is a busy gal besides being the mother of two young boys she also runs a Day-Home.

Alvin just jumped up and is looking out of the office window.

He looks so cute standing on the IKEA ottoman.

Now he is sitting on his haunches with his back to me facing the hall.

I sure would like to know what he is thinking.

I bet it would be interesting.

Also the past few days I have noticed this bell like noise on our main level …

Sounds like a dinner bell.

It is a dainty ring but loud enough for me to hear.

Only sounds once.

I do not have anything that would make that sound.

The only thing I could think of is perhaps my tablet.

Maybe it sounds when it needs to be charged or something.

Not sure.

One of life’s mysteries.

Well I need to get running so that I can do a couple of things around the house before my company arrives.

I can smell that coffee now (in my mind).

So on this glorious Friday (my day off from the office and I work at the store this evening).

I wish you all the best.

I am going to go out after coffee and take Alvin for a nice walk and then go out and pick up any stray trash in our neighbourhood.

I always strive to have a clean place for us to live.

Happy Friday.

Special Hello to: friends

Always, Carol and Alvin

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