Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday the 7th day of May, 2014.

WOW, it is Wednesday.

Mid week.

Are you excited?

I am.


I do not know.

Just feel excited.

Perhaps it is due in part to the fact that the SUN IS SHINING.

It has not been this bright and shining this early in the morning for awhile.

Oh, bright sun how I love thee.

This could be an ODE to the SUN or perhaps Sonnet of Sunshine.

I think that most of us have had a long dreary winter and spring and we just want SUNSHINE.

Sunshine …. sun rays…… warm days …….. to be able to wear flip flops and a tee-shirt and shorts or capris ….. just summer gear.

We have been wearing a combination of winter, spring and summer clothing for weeks now.

I have been patient biding my time.

But please ….. pretty please …. let this be the beginning of beautiful weather.

Yes, Mother Nature I am aware that according to the calendar “summer” does not officially start until June 21 or 22nd …… whenever that magic date is …. ???

The grand-puppies will be spending the day with Alvin so that is always nice.

He is anxiously awaiting their arrival.

I hope that wherever you are that the sun is shining and that your day is all bright and happy.

Feel the smile and feel the joy in your heart.

The time has come to shake those winter blues and get ready ……

Get ready to have fun and be outside …..

Special Hello to: all those people who are planning their gardens ….. I love vegetables and flowers ….

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday the 11th day of March, 2014.

First off, another gorgeous morning here in Edmonton with promises of more spring-like temperatures.

Second off, I just have to say ….. this …..


Four years ago my life took a somewhat different turn than I had ever dreamed.

Four years ago you came into my life.

At first we drove each other “nuts” to say the least.

It was new for both of us.

But over a short time we grew to be inseparable.

You have grown from that insecure young dog into this loving, kind and wonderful more mature dog.

We have enjoyed our time.

Our walks together ….. visits with family and friends ….. being in the garden ….. so much more.

Wherever I go …. you follow.

In our house you are my shadow.

When I have a shower you lay on the mat outside the tub standing guard.

You keep me safe.

You have the best personality.

Everyone loves you.

You are always happy to see me and me, you.

I miss you when you sleep at your sister’s house.

Your second home.

I am so grateful that we found each other.

I always wanted a “son” and you fill that bill completely.

Doesn’t matter that you have four legs instead of two.

You are my “son” ….. my boy.

I am thankful to have you here with me.

I hope to always do the right things for you.

Cheers my darling to many, many, many happy, healthy years together.

I love you, “me” Alvin….

Love Your Momma


For my Alvin who always inspires me that I can do anything …… we have come so far together …..

Special Hello to: everyone who shares their lives with a four legged family member …..

Always, Carol and Alvin

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