Second Half of the NEW YEAR

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

Raining through the night and earlier this morning but has stopped now.

Funny how that happens.

I missed watering my flowers on Monday night and then gave them a good drink last night.

Well they are well watered now.

Some of my flowers and plants are beginning to fade.

The nights are beginning to cool now.

I suppose it won’t be too long before I need to prepare for the next season.

Will check the long range forecast for frost.

I will leave everything as long as possible.

As long as the flowers are blooming I like to leave them and sometimes near the end they are beginning to look a bit less than perfection.


W for Wind.

Man oh man, have we been experiencing a lot of wind these days.

Seems like every year Edmonton gets more and more wind.

A nice breeze is fine but gale force is not.

Alvin and I have almost blown away on some of our walks and then sometimes we just stay home.


This is one of those mornings where for some reason I do not have a lot to say.

Fancy that.

Usually I start and don’t have time to write everything that I am thinking.

I almost never plan what I am going to write ahead of time.

Just sit down and start typing the things that come to my mind.

Sometimes they are silly and sometimes very serious.


I want to extend our sympathies to our neighbours on the passing of their beloved fur baby “Capone.”

He was a big guy and so sweet.

I remember when he was a puppy.

My how time flies.

We have lost so many of our fur baby friends and family this year.

Abi (Alvin’s girlfriend), Casey (long time family friend), and now Capone and our Mabel who was my brother and family’s girl.

Rest in Peace my darlings.

We shall miss you forever and keep you forever in our hearts and minds.


With kindness and respect for all,

I/We shall remain,

As Always, Carol & Alvin




Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 27th day of September, 2013.

It is a glorious morning here in Edmonton.

I am so enjoying this fall ……

My roses are even still blooming ….. so great.

I just finished my “blog story – which I am writing one line each day.

I am so enjoying this experience ….. but sure have to put on my imagination cap.


Last night my daughter and son-in-law picked up pasta for our supper from a great little restaurant on our way home from work.

They came over to my house (picked up the puppies of course).

We had so much fun.

Laughed and laughed and laughed.

My son-in-law can be such a goofball.

To top the evening off we had a “Dairy Queen” ice cream cake.

It was “crispy crunch” …. one of my fav chocolate bars.

So an awesome evening.

Ended the evening with a walk with Alvin and watching a few shows on television.


So I am on my way to have coffee with my friend “G”… which is always a great way to spend a couple of hours on my day off from the office.

I do work at the store this evening ….. I miss those girls …….


So on this great Friday … I hope that you are as blessed with family and friends as I am.

There are so many things to be thankful for …. I have a huge list.

The top being family and friends and our Alvin, Miss Penny and Sir Elton.

Cannot forget our fur babies.

So count your blessings ….. whether many of few.

The more you are thankful for things the more things will come your way.

I firmly believe in this ……

Have a great Friday.


Special Hello to: coffee drinkers ……


Always, Carol and Alvin

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