Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 24th day of July, 2014.

It is a beautiful morning here in Edmonton.

The move-in went well.

A couple of small changes made where some furniture was going but otherwise all of the kid’s “big stuff” has been moved in.


The puppies seem to be okay this morning ….

Last night I think they figured we were crazy.

One minute they were in a cool house and the next they were out on the deck.

I will say that “I” went out there for the most part with them …..

I would say in about one week’s time we should be settled.

We will have things where they are comfortable.

So far this morning things are going smoothly and that is always a good thing.

No lineups for the bathroom yet !!

I do have three of them so we should be good.

This is great ….

I am very happy to have the kids here.

Well time to go …. have a great Thursday.

Special Hello to: parents who welcome their children home for a “visit.”

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day……

On this Sunday afternoon with snow falling outside my window – I am quiet

My thoughts are slowed and deliberate ….

My mind lies waiting as if for something – I know not what.

I am at peace.

At peace with my mind, body and spirit.

At peace with all that surrounds me.

At peace with life.

I think now that a quiet mind is a good thing.

Given the chance we should all take the time to quieten our minds

Take the time to just BE……

Take that time……


Always, Carol

The thought for the day…….

I think that I am the luckiest woman on the planet.

I am surrounded by people who love me, and I them.

I have a dog named Alvin who is pretty darn cute, and so loveable.

I live in a wonderful country, safe and true.

I can look up at the night sky, and if clear see the stars shining so brightly.

I have so much freedom …… definitely a cause for celebration.

I love my life, and wouldn’t change a thing.

Each day is new.

That is a good thing.

I can dream and make them all come true.

So I think ….. just that …. LIFE IS PERFECT….

Always remember …… we are so blessed….


Always, Carol

My thought for the day……

While I was out to  mow my front lawn, I decided it would be nice to mow the lawns on either side of mine.  My neighbours, of course.

So I did, mowed and raked it all.  Good feeling to do a bit of “manual labour” and will be a pleasant surprise for my girls.

So “My thought for the day” is this:  whenever possible do something nice for someone else.

They will be grateful for your kindness and you will have done a good thing.

Doing good things when not asked to do them …. doing them just because is one of the greatest things you can do.


Enjoy your day.  You will only have one chance at this day.  Make it great.

Always, Carol

P.S.   The sun is shining here in Edmonton and Alvin is “quiet” – ready to start vacuuming ….. isn’t life grand.

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