Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday, February 26th, 2013.

Here we are at the second last day of this glorious February 2013.

We have had a great month both me and Alvin.

We basked in some awesome warm weather.

Enjoyed our walks.

As spring approaches followed by summer ….. we daydream of our long walks on dry sidewalks with no heavy coats.

Happy Spring ……


I was watching “Katie” last night and she had someone help with her “clutter” …. to get reorganized.

I am thinking that the majority of us are hoarders on some level.

While I was watching I looked around my living room and thought about the basement and my office upstairs.

My living room is definitely not filled with clutter.  I would say it is at a good place.

My kitchen is the same although I have a couple of drawers that tend to get away on me from time to time.

My bedroom and bathrooms are perfect … not overdone and the books have spots on shelves … nothing on the floors except the bed and dressers and the tub, toilet and vanity…..

Now the basement and the office …. might be considered cluttered but “semi-organized” clutter, you know what I mean?

In the office: books on the shelves (just likely too many of them – but I love my books); storage containers in the closet filled with an array of memorabilia.

It is those storage containers that frighten me ….. I think it is time to be ruthless …… GO FOR IT.

But then my inner little girl that likes to open up the card boxes and go through them from time to time ….. says “please, no.”

The basement has a story all of it’s own.  Two things down there that I cannot part with and they are: CHRISTMAS stuff and the baby collection of items for my grandchild.

Now the baby stuff I am only storing and it has it’s place so really it is not out of hand but the Christmas stuff …. and oh, I forgot the stuff that did not sell in the garage sale that I brought back into the house.

Bad girl.

Anyway you get the picture.

We all have our “issues” ….. and that’s okay.

We just have to keep working on them and we will reach “our” perfection when we are ready.

So have a great day …. please do not get too hard on yourself when you watch those shows that tell you that you have things to fix.



Special Hello: to all those keepers/collectors of stuff.


Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

How are you this morning?

I am feeling great.

I hope that you are as well ….. just remember most of how we feel is up to what you are thinking ….. brainpower…..


Last night after I finished up with supper, walking with Alvin and some chores … I settled down to watch some television.

I record (what is the proper term??) several of the daytime talk/news shows like:  4th Hour of the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda; Katie; Live with Kelly & Michael; Jeff Probst Show and a few more.

With a limited amount of time to watch television I fast forward to the actual shows ….. and I also record some primetime shows, as well.

This past week the Today Show with the girls was recorded from sunny California …. what a gift.

It was even nice to see sweaters and jackets come on some of the audience at times.

Also on Live they are in Florida and Kelly wore gloves and a jacket.

So nice to see other parts of the U.S. other than the ones that have snow like us.

Thank you guys.

I often get ideas and always a laugh from these shows ……

Well I am running a bit behind the clock this morning …… so have to sign off.

I hope that you enjoy some television.

It is always good to see what the rest of the world is doing and not just on the news.

Because it is the daytime shows that bring us “good news” …… usually.

Have a wonderful day.

Special Hello:  to all those Kathie Lee and Hoda fans.


Always, Carol and Alvin

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