Thought for the day ….

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 3rd day of August, 2017

Well the day is drawing near.

Putting the final touches on the preparations.

Mowed the back lawn and fixed up the yard in the back.

Inside, just a few more last minute details.

One more sleep and that would be tonight and then tomorrow later in the evening we go to the airport to pick up my sister.

My daughter and I will pick her up from the airport.

Mr. Alvin is going to be surprised.


He loves company.


Thank you again to my friend who sent me the most thoughtful birthday parcel.

So kind and I love everything including the “treats” for Mr. Alvin.

He knew as soon as the door opened that he had something coming.

My, how I wished that my sense of smell was that good……

In between all of the wrapping and the box – he could smell his treat.

He did not even eat supper until I unwrapped the parcel and gave him his “treat.”

I would say that we are both terribly spoiled.

Thank you again my friend.


Well here we are once again and it is almost time to hit the road ….. to the bus stop.

One more day after today to work and then vacation until August 22, 2017, first day back.

So excited.

No words.

Have an awesome Thursday.


Special Hello to:  our friend “V.”

Always, Carol & Alvin

Thoughts for the day….

Pets are like children.

Last night Alvin woke up at 2:00 and then at 4:00.  I was able to convince him to go back to sleep “ALVIN, go back to sleep”, I said.

That was the first time.  The second time at 4:00 ….. no way.  He jumped off the bed (yes, he sleeps with his Mama, spoiled “nope”).

At that point there is not much hope that he will return to bed …. so that is my queue to get my butt out of bed and go downstairs.

So I go down and I grab my shoes and we head out to the backyard.  He does his “business” ….. okay peed and pooped.  Double good.

Anyway ….. seeing as though it was only 4:10 by this time, I figured that I would set the timer on the microwave so that I could catch

a couple of extra winks.  So I did just that.  Alvin laid down (sort of ).  Then I was awaken by the alarm and it is a buzzing noise.

Most annoying.  The alarm is upstairs of course in my bedroom.  Yes, I had forgot to turn it off before heading downstairs at 4:00 a.m.

By this time it is 5:00 and Alvin is ready to eat.  So I turned off the alarm.  Feed Alvin and see that there is still 11 minutes and 47 seconds

left out of my 60 minutes that I had entered into the microwave clock.  Okay gotta go here.  But you get the picture.

Your pets are like your children.  They basically RULE the household.  I love Alvin with all of my heart but I sure wished his inner alarm

clock would go off when my alarm goes off….

Anyway thought for the day ……. we spend most of our life “training the kids and training the pets” and some are lucky to throw a spouse into the mix.

If you happen to be a spouse and reading this ….. please do not take offence.

Have a great day.


Always, Carol

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