Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 1st day of May, 2015.

Well I was off to a great start this morning.

As I was writing the first line in my gratitude journal about 5:00 a.m. …..

I wrote “I cannot believe that today is the first day of Easter”

I looked at the words and then started to giggle.

Really, no idea where that came from but it was funny.

What a great way to start a Friday.


Laughing at oneself, no less.

I know that today is going to be great.

Alvin likely thought his Momma had lost her senses.

On top of being the first day of May and one month closer to summer ….. I noticed that it was starting to get light out at 5:30 instead of 6:00 a.m.

Note to self: remember to flip all of my “paper” calendars to May.

They are forecasting some rain and that would be so nice.

Oh, I must share a few of the most wonderful things that happened to me on my first day back to work from being sick:

– a co-worker had written me a hand-made thank you card in appreciation of “me” and two home baked cookies

-another co-worker had returned all of my phone calls from the past couple of days

-others showed appreciation by making sure that I was okay

-others took on a few tasks to help me out

-my daughter picked up a jean jacket from a swap that they are having at her work (she is always thinking of her Momma)

-after work while waiting for the bus I noticed a gal that usually catches the bus with me and who lives in the same neighbourhood …. she waited for a couple of lights to come over and ask me if I wanted a ride home.  She had driven to work.  So thoughtful considering she had to walk the total opposite way to her car.

WHAT A GLORIOUS DAY ….. it was so wonderful.

It is the little things that make a person glad to be alive.

I wish you only grand “little things” today to make you feel as great as I did yesterday.

Have a great Friday.

Gotta go.

Time to catch the bus and of course, snuggle for a couple of minutes with me Alvin.

Special Hello to: my sister ….

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day….

Welcome to Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 ….. WOW May.

What a gorgeous morning it is …. the sun is coming up and the glow on the houses is so beautiful.

I absolutely love this time of day especially once my mind and body have gotten over the shock of getting up at 5:00 a.m.

I have a little alarm ….. four legged ….. black & White …… he always wakes up before the alarm.

But I love my little furry alarm clock …. at least I can usually persuade him into cuddling for a few more minutes before the buzzer goes off.

I wish that this day would be filled with wonderment, love and laughter for us all.

So on this first day of May ….. are you thinking about beginning your spring house cleaning or perhaps you are already finished?

Me, while I am part way there …. still have lots to do.

One person …… one house with a garage and yard, two jobs, a dog, jewelry business and other interests …. I should be done by summer!  LOL.

I hope that you all have an amazing first day of May.

Whether you have started, are mid point or already finished … may you find joy in your spring cleaning.

The part I love the most is going through the rubbermaid containers ….. washing the summer clothes, and realizing that I have all that I need (if I can get the zippers up ) …. LOL.

Special Hello: to my family and friends back in Regina ….. I love you and miss you …… also special Hello to my family in Quebec …. miss you guys so much.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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