Thought for the day …..

Good Afternoon and Welcome to Saturday the 4th day of November, 2017.

Well already it has been a great day ….

Up early …… my daughter slept over last night.

She had a dream about this REUSE centre located in our City and wanted to go at some point.

We decided after our pumpkin pancake breakfast to check this place out.

They carry mostly paper products ranging from cards to books and everything in between.

We were barely in the door and she noticed this cutting mat.

She has been looking for one for a long time.

It was brand new still in the retail plastic.

They normally sell for about $50.00 and our total including items for both of us was $5.00.

We both found lots of items that we will use ranging from cards to books to magazines to wall paper and stencils.

I found enough Christmas Cards to last me a lifetime.  Bonus.

We had a great Friday night after having homemade Chili and garlic buns with deep dish apple pie for dessert.

The tree is up and partially decorated.

I have all afternoon to decorate and do laundry.

After a busy evening and morning ….. it is time to head out for a walk.

Time for Mr. Alvin …..

It has been snowing with the sun shining this morning and into this afternoon.

Which seems totally strange but beautiful.

I hope that you all have an awesome Saturday.

Time to get this show on the road.

Thank you my daughter for a fun evening and morning.

Happy Saturday.

With the tree up ….. doesn’t get better than that.


Special Hello to:  special Relationships … those who are lucky enough to have them.

Always, Carol & Alvin


P.S.  with the sun shining the snow is sparkling like diamonds in a glass showcase.

Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday the 5th day of August, 2014.

What a gorgeous morning out there …. slight cool breeze with definite hopes of being hot.

Fed Aussie (one of my neighbours cat’s); emptied the dishwasher, had breakfast, dressed, wrote in my gratitude journal, made my bed of course and put on the coffee.

Seems like I did more but after I write this and grab my coffee …. time to hit the garage and get things organized.

I want to have my house, yard and garage all cleaned up before Thursday.

Clean the bathroom fans, dust baseboards and blinds ….. all the fun stuff.

All, while enjoying several cups of COFFEE.

I most especially love the smell of brewing coffee.


Things are going great …. so grateful to be on vacation.

Alvin is settling down and actually listening to me.

Which is nice.

Likely because I do not raise my voice to him ……

Love me Alvin ….. such a good little guy.

Well what is on your agenda for this fine Tuesday.

Oh, I just felt a tinge of coolness coming in from the window ….. ah, so nice.

Alvin is standing watch or rather sitting and watching out the window.

My daughter took today off from work so she is having a shower.

She wants to sit back and enjoy watching some of her recorded television shows and read.

It’s her last day off and she has worked so hard …… she should enjoy it.

Me, I will enjoy reorganizing the garage ….. haven’t really done much out there since the garage sale.

Or garage give aways…… it was so great to give 97% of everything away.

People were shocked and surprised.

That’s okay ….. all good.

Well time to get my butt in gear and grab my coffee and the baby gate so that Mr. Alvin can watch …. I really don’t want him underfoot.

Happy Tuesday….

Special Hello to:   so many Family Birthdays ……. Happy Birthday Everyone…….

P.S. only FOUR sleeps until I am “57” …… how crazy is that …… I feel something GREAT COMING MY WAY ……..

Thought for the day…

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 8th day of November, 2013.

We have a fresh blanket of snow covering the ground.

Last night Alvin and I went for a nice little walk and then a bit later it started to snow.

Sometimes we have impeccable timing.

Today is my day off from the office and I work tonight at the store.

My friend “G” is coming over in less than one hour and we are going to take several boxes of “extremely well kept” magazines to a nearby hospital.

My daughter and I love magazines and we take care of them.

So it is with pleasure that others will enjoy them.

Lots to do this day.

Thoughts today revolve around just how blessed and fortunate I am to live here and now.

I guess you could say that I have impeccable timing.

I hope that you have impeccable timing in whatever you are doing this day.

Take care and I will be back tomorrow.

Have a great Friday.

Special Hello to: all my supporters who have made reaching my first goal of 1,000 blogs a reality.

If no one reads it is just another journal.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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