Thought for the day ….

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 27th day of October, 2016.

Dark out is the new norm for the next few months.

Just as I was getting dressed I saw from my upstairs window a police cruiser drive by.

Which leads me to our situation that happened Tuesday evening.

That night we went to bed a bit later than usual …. about 9:40 p.m.

I had just turned off the bedside lamp and laid down when the room lit up with red and blue lights.

Well I will say that I never jumped out of bed so fast in all of my life.

When I peeked through the blinds I saw a police cruiser all lit up and there was a policeman doing something under the hood of the car.

It was dark so I could not see.

I could see a policeman a few houses north of us.

There was the canine unit complete with the largest shepherd (dog) that I have ever seen.

So in a matter of minutes there were multiple police cars and policemen.

Over the course of the next couple of hours there were a total of 7 police cars across the street from our house.

I counted about 10 policemen.

Now in the dark it was difficult to get too many details.

One thing that scared the out of me was the semi-automatic rifles they were carrying.

Not their handguns but the bigger ones.

Not all of them carried the rifles I saw two for sure.

It is getting almost time to leave so I have to make this short.

They shone their flashlights all over the ground.

They were looking for something and obviously someone.

At one point the canine unit was back near the car.

By this time I had both of our upstairs blinds pulled open and the window open about 6 inches.

Alvin saw the police dog and let out this growl.

I knew the police dog hear him so I quietly asked him not to growl.

He seemed to understand and was quiet.

It lasted with no results.

When they left they did not appear to have what they were looking for.

Will finish story later.

All is well.

It was definitely a bit of excitement and not the good kind.

Special Hello to: family and Friends.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Monday the 5th day of May, 2014.

WOW, it is incredibly “foggy” outside this morning.

I can barely see the houses behind my garage.

It seems so eerie ….. so unearthly quiet whenever it is foggy.

I guess we will be getting rain in ninety days or so the stories go.


Quick, cute story.

I was in the bathroom …… applying my face this morning ….. when Alvin walked in and was sniffing around …….he walked over to the shower door and looked up.

He growled once ….. small and sharp …… I told him ……”Alvin, ┬áthat is you” …… He looked for a few seconds longer and then walked away…….So cute.

Alvin is absolutely a darling …… he keeps me smiling and my heart full of love.


Well I guess I better start the trek downstairs and put the finishing touches on getting ready for work.

You know grab the lunch and pack my bag.

Go out and pick up the “poop.” ……. always good to keep the backyard clean.

Someone lunch and poop in the same thought ….. not so much.


Have a great …. awesome ….. fantastic Monday.

As you go through your day remind yourself of something “cute” like my story about Alvin and surely a smile shall adorn your face.

Happy Monday.


Special Hello to: my grand-puppies … I know if they could read … they would read Grandma’s blog.

Always, Carol and Alvin


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