Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday the 17th day of August, 2016.

I have to apologize to my friend “V” as I forgot to mention her birthday yesterday.

I knew it was on the 16th but I did not think that the date was the 16th.

One of those things.

I did wish her a Happy Birthday on FB but I wanted to acknowledge her on my blog.

She is one of those special people that deserves recognition.

We have known each other for likely 25 years or so now but really got to know each other as good friends just this past year.

Life just is full of surprises and that was an excellent one.

She has become one of my dearest friends and I am grateful for her friendship.

Happy Birthday “V.”

 

Well Alvin is going to have some company today as Elton is on his way over.

Yay, I will have a ride to work.

It is our staff barbecue today as well so that is nice.

Happy Wednesday.

 

Things are finally coming together …..

I love when that happens.

 

Well time to get this show on the road as they will be here any minute.

Just a short note today but I would leave you with this …..

You just never know what life will bring your way.

I also just in the past year or so connected with another person who happened to be a close friend many years ago and we just lost touch.

Such as life happens.

So “M” – I am grateful for you and our friendship.

I am truly blessed.

Surrounded by amazing family and friends.

 

Time to fly.

Happy Wednesday.

Special Hello to: all those great folks out there …. you are so special.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day ….

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday the 17th day of February, 2016.

It would appear that we have spring here in Edmonton.

Temperatures hovering around the zero and single digit plus temperatures.

We would not be complaining that is for sure.

The ice is melting.

Chip chip away ……

One morning we shall wake and the sidewalks and streets will be bare pavement.

Then it will be summer …..

 

I hope that you all had a grand long weekend ……

In Canada we celebrated “Family Day” and in the U.S. they celebrated “President’s Day.” and there was “Valentine’s Day.”

I have never googled to see if anyone else on the planet celebrates Valentine’s Day ….

Mmm, I seem to remember something about that day ….. will have to check later.

Maybe today would be a good time at some point to google something new.

Always good to learn something new.

It was a busy weekend.

 

What is new with you?

I hope that you are managing to get through winter depending on where you live.

Very cool that there are different types of “winter” and “summer” depending on which part of the planet you are located.

I will say that we are so lucky to have four different seasons.

Winter has perhaps become longer over the years but has definitely is shorter.

 

So on this mid week day …. I hope that you are well and ready to get on with this one.

Happy Wednesday.

 

Special Hello to: ┬ámy friends back in Saskatchewan “V” and “M” ….. thank you for support and friendship over the years.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Monday the 13th day of October, 2014.

This is Thanksgiving Day for those living in Canada.

Today I am thankful and grateful for:

– being born in Canada and being a Canadian

– that nephew is alive

– family and friends

-clean air to breathe

-my dog Alvin and his great companionship

-my friend “G” and our friendship

-sunshine and warm autumn days

-to be in good health

-that my kids are living with us while their house is being built

-my house/my home

-all living creatures

-the colours of the leaves on the trees

-for coffee …..

I am grateful for my life period.

There are some moments that of course are less than perfect but that is what life is all about …. taking the bad with the good.

Happy Thanksgiving and Warm Wishes to all My Fellow Canadians.

Special Hello to: my family and friends …..

Always, Carol and Alvin

 

 

Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to the second day of summer Sunday, the 22nd day of June, 2014.

It is bright and sunny out this morning and the air has a slight coolness from the breeze, making it practically perfect.

This morning I was reminded as I gathered the jewellery that I always wear …. you know the rings and watch and then touched off with bracelets and a necklace, perhaps earrings.

One piece that I have worn every single day since it was given to me back in the summer of 1976 – a jade ring.

The ring is smooth and green ….. an ever ending circle of friendship.

It was a gift from my then best friend, Carolyn.

My forever friend, Carolyn, I might add.

We met in Grade Twelve.

She got married right after high school.

She had gone on a trip to the United States and had brought it back for me.

It is strange that I have no other piece of jewellery that I have consistently wore for that length of time.

This summer is is thirty-eight years since she gave it to me.

We were inseparable for a long-time and always kept in touch.

But somehow like many relationships go they slowly slip away.

I miss her.

We have and had such an amazing friendship that no matter how much time had elapsed we would just pick up from that point, like we had just spoke that day.

To my knowledge she still lives back in Regina and hopefully someday we will meet up again.

I am grateful for the jade ring a fond reminder of love and friendship.

Special Hello to: my friend Carolyn wherever you are ………

Always, Carol and Alvin

 

 

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