Living … One day at a time.

Good Morning,

Happy Saturday.

We were up early and then hit the sofa for some extra zzz’s cause that is how we roll.

At 7:46 a.m. the sun is just beginning to pierce the horizon and the sky is begin to lighten.

I love sunrise.

Alvin just let out a huge sigh as he lays on his blue blanket beside me.

Always close and evidently not pleased at the moment.

What a guy.

Last night as we were leaving the house for our walk …. some friends were walking by.

Jack (little doggie friend) and his Mom.

So we joined them for our walk and enjoyed their company.


Today is a very special Saturday.

Today two of my most favourite people on the planet celebrate their 11th Wedding Anniversary.

I remember their wedding as though it were yesterday.

The day was similar in temperature perhaps a bit cooler.

There was sunshine and blue sky.

I remember standing behind them as they stated their wedding vows.

Barely holding back the tears and smiling at the same time.

Then they were married.


Their wedding photos were taken down in the River Valley a short walk from where they were married.

The trees were bare, stripped of their leaves from the wind and weather.

Steps, so many steps leading down to the valley.

Not great for high heels …..

As the photographer (a school mate of the bride) snapped photos; I thought how much it reminded me of a scene from days of old.

The forest …. the trees, the darkness in the valley …..

Anyway it was very cool and a day to remember.


Happy Anniversary to my darling daughter and sweet son-in-law.

May the years ahead treat you with kindness and respect.

May you have good health, great joy, much love and laughter.

May abundance be with you.

May you celebrate with love each day of your lives.

Dreaming always and realizing those dreams.

Have a great day my loves.


Some flowers for the day.

With Love, Forever and Always,







Now time to get this show on the road as my darling daughter will be joining me

this morning for a pancake breakfast.

Time to shower and get laundry on and make those pannie cakes.


Always, Carol & Alvin






Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday the 20th day of July, 2014.

20th of July ….. wow it has been a busy, full month.

I am so happy that there are still 11 days to go.

This morning in Edmonton the sky has been mainly overcast with the sun peeking through every once in awhile.

It has been so nice to have the moisture as it has been pretty dry….

My lawn is now a pretty green …. so happy for that.

I am so happy that I was able to get the “master bedroom” all washed down (walls, floors and bathroom, blinds) for the new occupants who arrive on Wednesday night.

It is so exciting.

The last time anyone lived with me was 2001/2002 when Steven moved into the apartment in Regina with Amanda and I. (then they moved to Edmonton).

I guess I should count Alvin ….. that would not be fair.

Okay the last two-legged ones were over ten years ago.

It is always official when the cable guy comes out.

But in this case …. it was the “cable girl” ….. I was pleasantly surprised.

The first time a cable technician was a woman.

I asked her if there were many female cable technicians and she said “no.”

She said it is an interesting job …. you never know what you will find on the other side of the door.

I can only imagine.

Well my daughter will be here shortly for coffee and we will finish off the wedding jewellery …..

The jewellery fitting on Thursday night went great ….. the Bride and her Mom loved all of the pieces.

I was happy and relieved.

Have a happy, happy Sunday as I listed to “Happy” by Pharrell Williams.

I love this song.

It is the song of the decade.

It is so crazy that the best and most popular songs are from “children’s movies.”

I will be back tomorrow with bells on ….

Special Hello to: my sister ….. sorry it has been crazy busy on this end. ┬áMiss you.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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