Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday the 28th day of August, 2016.

It is overcast for the most part this morning but it is clearing some to the south and I assume to the east as I can see brightness coming from that part of the sky.

Sunshine or not??

Oh yes there is some sunshine as it is shining on one of the houses to south of my window.

YAY ….. sometimes it is the little things that bring such joy.

I really would like the sun to shine.

It seems like we have had many days of clouds and rain.


Yesterday was a busy day preparing the house for the tea party today at noon.

So in just a few hours.

Some of the girls that I used to work with at the store are coming for the Steeped Tea party.

It will be so nice to see them.

Last night Alvin and I were invited out for supper.

My friend “J” made this incredible spread ….. way too much yummy food.

We had a great visit, me, “J” and “A” ……

Alvin enjoyed playing with Jasmine’s plush toys.

He only has non-plush ones because given the opportunity he just chews on them until the threads break and the stuffing comes out.

Even the hard core ones that are supposed to be “chew proof” … not so much.

That boy of mine.

So instead he has a ball, his snowball and we play fetch with that……

He has some other toys but not a soft one in the bunch.

Maybe as he gets older he will not attack them so much and I can get him some softer toys.


One of the girls is bringing her youngest girl so that will be nice.

Alvin loves children.

Well I supposed I should get this show on the road.

Get spruced up and prepare the table for the tea party.

I am going to make a couple of goodies for the tea party even though my hostess is bringing some baked good.

There will be Steeped Tea’s “Coconut Key Lime Dip Mix” with fresh strawberries AND “GuacamolTEA” with Artisan Roasted Garlic & Black Bean Tortilla chips.

We will have fun and Alvin will enjoy the company.

He loves to be surrounded by women, go figure.

Well he is a guy after all?

Laughing aloud.


Time to go, I hope that you all have an awesome Sunday.

Remember to go for a walk and enjoy the great outdoors.

I hope that you are as blessed as me to have some parks close to your home.


Special Hello to: my friends here and there and everywhere.

Always, Carol and Alvin



Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 27th day of August, 2015.

Well it is another gorgeous morning here as the sun begins to rise later in the morning.

I love this time of day.

Quiet and lovely.

Alvin and I had a great walk last night sharing with two of our neighbours.

It was great.  She has a pup name Jasmine.

Jasmine is afraid of most dogs because she has been attacked but she “loves” Alvin.

He is just the best guy.

I am so proud of him.

He is definitely very loveable.

Right now the guy is sitting / laying / now walking into the office.

Checking things out.

He always waits for me to be done getting ready before going back downstairs.

Follows me wherever I go …. most times.

Well here we go again ….. must be almost fall …. my body is telling me to start preparing for winter.

Hibernating …… sleep.

This week all I want to do is to sleep in the morning.

Okay, gotta run.

Bad girl …… need to get up a few minutes sooner.

Have a great day.

Special Hello to: all those folks who are finding it hard to get going in the morning ….

Always, Carol and Alvin

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