COUNTDOWN: 60 Days to 60

Today is Wednesday, July 5, 2017 and it is the 36th day until my 60th Birthday.

Okay, perhaps I am showing my age, just ever so slightly as I do not remember everything that I have written thus far.

Mm, what I have done over the past 59+ years ….. check.

Mm,  things that are important to living a great life ….. check.

Mm, places visited ….. check

What else did I write?


I guess one more thing I can think of at this very moment is:





I say these words over and over and practice and practice.

I try everyday to live in the moment.

Some moments are successful and others are not.

But I keep trying.

Trying being the operative word.


Have fun …. be yourself.


Always, Carol


Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 21st day of April, 2016.

Today I reminded even more to live in the moment and to be happy.

You never know where life will take you and when life will take you.

So live that life …. live your life.

Even when things are not working perfectly …. whether financial or relationships.

It is not those that define who you are it is you who define how you will handle your finances and relationships.

So take a deep breath and relax.

Help yourself by helping others.

Helping and giving thanks is always a good thing.

It helps to bring that flow of energy in the positive direction.

Have the best Thursday ever …… lend a hand ….. be grateful.


Special Hello to: all of our Angels who are watching over us now and always.

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday the 4th day of June, 2014.

Whoops almost typed April then May ….. that is what happens when time seems to pass so quickly.

We all are educated enough to know that time passes at the same rate each and every second.

So why then does it always seems that it either zings by or goes at such a slow pace you could cry?

I guess it all boils down to how you live your life.

If you are living in the moment …. then time would pass at the perfect rate.

If you are always running behind and have a to do list the length of a football field, then it would appear to be passing too fast.

Perhaps you are excited for something to happen – then it could seem to pass slowly.

There are a million reasons and it all depends on what you are doing or not doing.

Food for thought.

How does it affect your days? your life?

I find for me it seems to pass quickly but I do get my to do list completed …. just seems like I would like to accomplish more ….

Sometimes we just have to be more organized, spend our time more wisely.

I know that to be true.

Well time to go to work.

My ride will be here shortly.

Special Hello to: my friends back in Regina …..

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 5th day of September, 2013.

What a gorgeous morning.

Just hopped out of the shower and am ready to grab this day by it’s tail and go for it.

I was thinking about something.

Are you where you thought you would be at this point in your life?

Are you happy?

Are you living life to the fullest extent of your being?

Are you giving back?

Well honestly for me, I do not think that I could have dreamed that I would be doing what I am doing at this stage of my life.

When I was a child and young woman,  I dreamed of a big house with a white fence and now my children would be grown up and likely grandchildren.

But as we all know sometimes we change the course of our lives.

I did that early on but I still dreamed of four children even if it meant they belonged to someone else (blended marriage).

Today I have one daughter, a son-in-law, two grand=puppies and one “son” my Alvin …… they are the BEST.

I am surrounded by loving family and friends.

I am not in a relationship other than with my family and friends.

I work two jobs so that I can live in this house.

My very first house at age 52.

I try to write as much as possible.

I have a jewellery business (small but we will grow) with my daughter.

Making jewellery and writing are my two passions … being creative is wonderful.

I still dream and revise those dreams all the time.

Which I think helps you to grow.

I know that my dreams have changed somewhat but I am SO HAPPY.

Somedays it can be “difficult” being on your own but I know that I CAN DO IT.

I am abundant in so much of my life that the remaining part will catch up and that I know for sure.

I try to give back wherever I can ….

I belong to the Capital City Clean-Up and keep my neighbourhood clean by picking up the trash.

Whenever and wherever I can I help others.

Time is always a good thing to give ….. it has more value than you know.

So get out there …. dream …. revise those dreams ….. give back and live your life.

Have a great Thursday.

I am on the second day of learning about Pinterest.

Computers are a wonderful thing.

Special Hello to: all the dreamers of the world.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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