Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Saturday the 4th day of February, 2017.

The sun is rising.

It is cold out but not snowing.

Looks like the perfect winter day.

My daughter just called.

She is bringing Mr. Alvin home this morning.


Me Alvin is coming home.

Always good to see my daughter.


Don’t you always love the weekends?

Even thought they are usually jammed packed with things to do around the house, grocery shopping and the like …

But it is at home in your home with your peeps …. your loved ones.

Even though we may like our co-workers and our job …. there is nothing like “Home Sweet Home.”


I decided to get a jump on things and did a few items from my list last night so it will make my “to do list” a bit shorter.

More time to spend cuddling and playing with Mr. Alvin.


Just thoughts of gratitude this morning.

I truly feel blessed and grateful to have my own home, amazing family and friends, a job, good health and so much more.

Take a moment if you are feeling grateful and just SMILE.

Nothing like smiling to bring up your joy level.

I know on my way home from work when I am on the bus and all I really want to do is just get home and cannot wait …. I smile.

People might wonder …. so be it.

Smiling makes me feel good.


So smile today.

Have an awesome Saturday.

Excited to have coffee and catch up with my girl and snuggle with me Alvin.


Special Hello to: my family and friends ….. I am smiling at you.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day…..

Happy Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 ……. really…

WOW, 24 days into the New Year.

What was a quiet beginning to the New Year took on a whole new life mid last week on the 18th….

I never saw it coming …… well you know …… my unwanted visitors.

But I shall keep those thoughts to they came, had breakfast and were “ASKED” to leave …..  LOL.  (I can laugh now, phew)

I started my new position at my full-time job and am loving it.

There is certainly lots to learn but I shall always have something to do.

Which is great.

Isn’t learning lovely?

It seems though over the past months …. I have been learning lots of things.

Certainly as we get older ….. learning and exercising our minds is a great thing.

I think that I perhaps was a bit “stagnant” in some ways before with being in the same job for decades, working for the same company, living in the same home for twenty-five years and so on.

But almost three years ago ….. I threw caution to the wind and turned my life upside down ……

You know what?  Despite a couple of speed bumps along the way …… it has been SO GREAT.

Sometimes you just have to take the leap ….. have faith that things will work out and go for it.

One of my many dreams was to own my own home ….. so that if I wanted to paint….. I could.

Something to call my own.

Also to be retired (extended vacation) ….  sleep-in and enjoy that freedom.

To have my own dog….

There are so many dreams that I have realized …

Another big one … was to once again live near my only daughter …….

So I guess in the dream department …. I have hit the JACKPOT….

I am so blessed…. so lucky.

Well here it is almost time to finish getting ready for work.

I hope that you have an awesome day.

Take a chance ….. dare to dream…… make your dreams come true. BELIEVE…..

Special Hello:  to my cousin Janice and my sister Cindy …… two important women in my life ….. I MISS YOU GUYS!!

Always, Carol

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