Second Half of the NEW YEAR – last quarter

Good Morning All. How are you doing on this fine Wednesday? I am doing great. The Steeped Tea or Sipology order arrived perfectly yesterday. Two friends have already come and picked up their orders. I am so grateful that we were able to have a COVID 19 visit meeting the protocols. Masks and social distancing. Today another gal is coming to pick up hers and I am delivering one to another friend who lives close by. The delivery arrived in time for me and Alvin to head out for a walk during my lunch break. The wind was a bit cool but otherwise divine. Good old fashioned “fresh air” can be so uplifting.

Mid week. I always like mid week. Wednesday is the date that my daughter was born. I even had the pleasure of choosing her actual birthdate. Something not maybe Moms are able to do. She was born by c-section so it was a planned “event.” As she grew up I soon realized that perhaps I should have chosen a couple of days later due to paydays but who knew that was ever going to be a thing. Anyway we, she, me all survived to tell the tale. Life is always what you make it. I am once again reading some books by Mike Dooley. THE UNIVERSE guru. I so enjoy reading his books as he gives us a different perspective on living our lives. Always good to learn new things and then reread books to remind us, just in case a Pandemic has hit and all good and common sense has gone out the window. Because clearly in some cases, this has happened. Always be mindful of what you can do not only for yourself but for others. Our THOUGHTS DO BECOME THINGS. Those things drive your life. “think about it.” If you are continually thinking I am tired – you will be tired. If you are always thinking no one likes me or I am no good or I am unlucky – then you will be all of those things. Experiment, if you don’t think this could be true. Also I am quite certain that in 2020 you have heard of a “little known book” called THE SECRET. Just try – what do you have to lose, nothing. You can even take the book out of the library if you do not have access or the means to a copy.

Well almost time for me to head on back downstairs. This 1.5 hours or so in the morning (sometimes shorter) always seems to evaporate. Most especially when I sit down to write. The words seem to pour out of me some days and then it is time to go to work.

I wish you good health, that you are safe, that you are kind and respectful to yourself and to all others. It is the only way to live your life.

As Always, Carol & Alvin

P.S. one of these days I am going to surprise you with some new photos and likely myself as well.

Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 12th day of January, 2018.

Last day of the work week, yay.

Been a cold week but a good one.

I was so grateful to have another ride home last night with my friend.

So grateful not to be standing out waiting for the bus for a long period of time in this cold weather.

Tomorrow is to be “0” …. I guess we shall see.

I hope so, Mr. Alvin is going just a little stir crazy with no walks.

I get that.


I was reading one of the books that I have written by Mike Dooley “Thoughts from the Universe.”

These books inspired me to write my thought for the day.

I used to receive a daily email from him but as of late or actually quite a while, now that I think about it, have not received them.

I miss them.

This weekend I shall look into it and see if I can once again receive them.

Or perhaps there is a charge now – they used to be free.


So many things in life come with a price tag.

Very sad.


Well almost time to get this show on the road.

Takes me a few minutes to get into all of my winter apparel.

I hope that everyone keeps warm and safe in this frigid weather.

We welcome warmer temperatures and hopefully with clear skies and sunshine.


Special Hello to: Mike Dooley, somewhere out there writing on behalf of the Universe.

Always, Carol & Alvin

Thoughts for the day…..

Good Tuesday Morning and WELCOME to February 5th, 2013.

The moon is so beautiful this morning.

I love seeing clear skies in the morning.

For most of the winter our Alberta skies have been overcast so this is a breath of fresh air …. CLEAR SKIES.

Back to the moon, I love seeing how different from day to day the moon appears to us.

I have always loved the sky and have always been interested in “going beyond our atmosphere” and exploring the Universe …. the GALAXY and BEYOND …..

Imagining what or whom might be flying by at anytime …. or the possibilities of what may be.

The beauty of the planets …. the sun ….

I guess that is part of the reason that I have always been drawn to shows like “STAR TREK” and “STAR WARS.”

The moon seems mysterious to me ….. somedays you only see a quarter or it …. sometimes half and then the glorious fullness.

I love watching the skies ….. in the summer I lay out on the deck in the darkness and check out the stars and the moon.

In the daytime I love laying back and watching the clouds as they float by.

We are truly blessed to have such great beauty at a quick glance …. whether in the morning, at noon or in the darkness of night …. it is magnificent.

So take a couple of minutes and look up and enjoy (just make sure that you are not driving / operating heavy equipment.)


Special Hello to: all those star gazers out there …..


Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day…..

Welcome to Thursday, September 6th, 2012 …. the sun is starting to rise for the day …. (or at least our view of it).

It is funny how that all works …. something so big and so far away can have such an effect on us…

I love the Universe and all that it contains.

Every time they find a new star system or such I get so excited right down deep in my soul.

I love everything about the sky and what is out there …. it just makes me feel great …

I would love to travel in outer space ….. would be so C-O-O-L.

Well this morning I had a couple of small sidetracks getting signed into my blog so this will be short.

Almost time to leave for work.

I hope that you all have something that makes you feel GREAT.

Something that you think about and ponder from time to time.

Something to read about …. talk about…..

I hope that you have a wonderful day …… remember to keep it simple and live in the moment ……

What you think about now builds the next moment and the next and so on.

Special Hello: to all those dreamers …..


Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day…..

Here we are at Thursday, January 26th, 2012.

Five days until the end of January …… we have been so blessed this winter ….. weather-wise.

Living in Canada, especially the western prairie provinces ….. well, I will just say this …… you can close your eyes and then open them to find the weather has changed.

Usually we are shoulder deep in snow, crazy bad ruts on the residential streets and frigid temperatures.  I should add here “strong gusting winds.”

But happy this year has been totally different.

I love a mild winter ……. the warm breeze with just a layer of snow covering the ground.

Having dry streets has made driving to and from work so wonderful.

Our residential streets sometimes are a bit icy but if you drive slowly …. it is okay.

Almost every night has been great for walking with Alvin.

I am very grateful for this mild winter.

I am very grateful for this mild winter.

I shall repeat this many times and hope that Mother Nature and the Universe agree ……

So wherever you may be …. I hope that you are enjoying your “winter” or perhaps it is “summer” ……

Have a great and blessed day.

Special Hello to: all of the Canadian Snow Birds relaxing in the warm southern States ….. One day I shall join you….


Always, Carol


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