Thought for the day……

Good Evening and it is near the end of Saturday the 26th day of July, 2014.

We slept in after a busy Friday and then spent all day moving the last of my daughter and her husband’s things.

Cannot forget the grand-puppies, as they have a great many items ranging from towels, jackets, hair brushes, toothpaste and everything in between.

Thank goodness we have been gradually moving things over for the past few weeks.

Almost done.

Tomorrow is cleaning day ….. the oven ….. the fridge ….. walls …… garage …… carpets …….. you know all the fun stuff.

It will likely take us a couple of weeks to get everything organized but so far so good.

We managed to incorporate two households into one ….. considering they had a house and I have half a duplex.

We made it work.  The garage helps of course.


HUGE DEAL FOR ME:  I noticed last night before bed that I have “500” followers.

WOW, and 1300 posts ……


It is so exciting for me and I am so grateful for each and every one of you.

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy lives to read my blog …..

I want to do more with my blog ….

Expand the recipes ….. stories about Alvin …… poetry ….. helpful hints ….. the whole nine yards.

Things that I have learned over my almost fifty-seven years on this earth.

Hard to believe ….. yikes.


Anyway time to hit the hay.

Tired and a bit sore ….

I must have been up and downstairs in both houses about 100 times.

Most of those trips Alvin was with me ….. following me …..

Sweet dreams everyone.

Special Hello to: all my followers ….. you rock.

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 24th day of July, 2014.

It is a beautiful morning here in Edmonton.

The move-in went well.

A couple of small changes made where some furniture was going but otherwise all of the kid’s “big stuff” has been moved in.


The puppies seem to be okay this morning ….

Last night I think they figured we were crazy.

One minute they were in a cool house and the next they were out on the deck.

I will say that “I” went out there for the most part with them …..

I would say in about one week’s time we should be settled.

We will have things where they are comfortable.

So far this morning things are going smoothly and that is always a good thing.

No lineups for the bathroom yet !!

I do have three of them so we should be good.

This is great ….

I am very happy to have the kids here.

Well time to go …. have a great Thursday.

Special Hello to: parents who welcome their children home for a “visit.”

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday the 22nd day of July, 2014.

Another gorgeous morning here in Edmonton.

I love that we have a bit of coolness to the air before the sun warms everything.

There is a nice breeze.

Deep breath.

Feels so nice, as I imagine if I were outside standing on the deck drinking it the glory of the early morning.

Even though I am not really a morning person …… I love the feel of the morning.

If I could just convince my body that 5:00 is a good thing.

Perhaps if I give it the talk on a regular basis I could change things.

I shall do that.

Well one more sleep until our home of two increases to six.

I am excited.

Not sure about Alvin ….. guess we will find out.

It will be interesting to see Elton and Penny’s reactions when they find out they are not going “home” ….. kind of sad for them.

But they will have their Mom and Dad here so that will help.

It is a good thing for Alvin to have the company everyday.

Change is always good.

I am excited to have someone to cook for  ……. always nice.

Well time to go and finish getting ready for work.

I wish you all a great day filled with love and laughter and warmth.

Special Hello to: Hello friends all over the world.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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