Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Wednesday the 27th day of March, 2019.

Well we had a rainy day on Tuesday …..  we missed our walk last night.

Sometimes I wished that Alvin had a raincoat with a hood.

I have to be careful that he doesn’t get an yeast infection.

It can happen from excess moisture in the ears.

Who knew?

We opted out last night but he spent time on the deck and every time he came into the house – out came the towel.

Tonight I have a meeting and our friend is watching over him.

Perhaps it will be nice and she will take him for a walk.

Otherwise we will have to play catchup tomorrow and over the weekend.

Not so bad.


I read the following just before signing on to do this post.

It was surrounded by math problems.

Love is many things none of which is logical.

I would tend to agree with this statement.

Love is anything but logical.

We all know and remember poems and song lyrics about love.

Nothing logical about any of them.

Perhaps love is an opinion.

After all we all love differently.

Some we understand and some we do not.

But we cherish LOVE above all else.

There is the love of another human being.

There is the love of one’s children.

Different love between you and your parents, for example.

There is the love of money.

There is the love of material items.

After all that priceless family heirloom was purchased with love and handed down over the generations with love.

There is the love of animals.

I love my Alvin.

There is the love of nature.

I love walking by a lake with tall grasses waving in a breeze.

I love watching animals in nature.

There is the love of food.

Who does not love chocolate.

There is the love of oneself.

Many levels of self love.

There is the love of a rain storm.

Yes, love the excitement of thunder and lightning.

There is the love of sports.

There is the love of exercise.

There is the love of music.

That song that you simply cannot live without.

There is the love of love.

Anyway you look at it LOVE covers a great deal of ground.


Funny how one statement can spark conversation or in this case a great many statements.

I hope that wherever you are and whatever you are doing that you love yourself, you are safe, you are in good health and are surrounded with love and support.

Happy Wednesday.

Have a wonderful day.


Special Hello to: my friends and family all over this world.

Always, Carol & Alvin





Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Tuesday the 2nd day of January, 2018.

There is a breeze this morning and it feels warm.

Could it be that the temperatures are warming up?

Well back to work today after a nice break.

I was wondering what my thoughts were on this date last year.

I think it still applies and of course brings us only two years from 2020 and even closer to 2025, which I think seems so futuristic.


January 2nd, 2017.

Did you wonder how 2018 was going to feel being one more year closer to 2020?

It feels so futuristic …. as though cars should be flying or at least driving without human invention.

I would have thought that we would have been further along the road to peace.

I would have thought that we would have cured every disease.

I would have thought that we would be treating other species with care, kindness and respect.

I would have thought that we would be the best planetary caretakers regarding the environment.

I would have thought that greed and power struggles would not be the underlying statement.

I would have thought that we would be further along than we are ….. disappointing, yes.

I hope that during 2018 we find it in our hearts and minds to work harder toward more safe technology and make things last longer so that the landfills and eco stations are not filled to capacity with no place to go.

I hope that during 2018 we find it in our hearts and minds to work together as a planetary collective and not as individual countries to solve all the ills of the world.

I hope that during 2018 we find it in our hearts and mind to bring peace at last to this beautiful emerald planet of ours.

I hope that during 2018 we realize that each and every living organism on this planet plays an important role in our future.

I hope that during 2018 brings stabilizing change for all of us.

I wish us all the best now and in the centuries to come.


Special Hello to: all those people who work hard every day for our future.

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day…..

Good Wednesday Morning ….. welcome to June 20th, 2012.

Wow, Wednesday already …… really ….. okay, who turned the “time dial” to EXTRA SPIN?

Lately I have noticed that both young and older people, like me all are having the same thought and that is:  “time is flying by.”

So it isn’t just a over 40 or 50 thing.

It is happening to everyone.

During a visit between me and two friends (Mom & Daughter) in my neighbourhood last night (while Alvin and I were out walking)…. the young woman said “it is because we are all so busy.”

I was both relieved and saddened by this statement.

Also the gals brought up that even though they have relatives at a short drive ….  there does not seem to be enough time to see everyone on a regular basis.

What has happened to us?

I know that I have been in Edmonton for three years, and now have my two brothers at about a two hour drive  in different directions and guess what, I have not been able to make the trip to see them.

I know that I do not have a car but that really is no excuse.

I have spoke to them but not regularly.  They are always in my thoughts and prayers, and I would love to have them in physical form, to reach out and touch them.

So often, actually more often than not these days we are working long hours, busy doing house and yard work when we are not working, perhaps running children to different things, and we do not visit our friends and loved ones as much as we should or once did.

I remember as a child getting together on a regular basis with family and friends.  We had several cousins that lived in our area so distance was not an issue.

Anyway, I would love to see my family and friends more often ….. the ones at a distant, and the ones close by.

I am however so grateful for SKYPE and all of the other technology that makes it possible to see people as though you were nearby.

I SKYPE with my sister from Regina every Saturday morning and I love it.

Well it is getting close to leave for work time so I had better sign off.

Have a great day.

Enjoy your family and friends.

I hope that you get to visit them on a regular basis ….

Special Hello: to all my dear ones near and far … I love you so much…… family and friends….. miss you, too.

Have a great, great day.

Always, Carol and Mr. Alvin

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