COUNTDOWN: 60 Days to 60

Today is Monday, July 17, 2017 and it is the 24th day until my 60th Birthday.

I will say that picking out a memory from each of my almost 60 years is not easy.

2000: Came in without most of the problems that were forecasted regarding the computers, which was a huge relief.

2001:  ???

2002:  My beloved daughter moves to Edmonton, Alberta and two days later I go on a vacation to the U.S. with a friend.  It was perfect timing so I would be moping around the apartment missing my girl.  Still missed her but was not at home to be reminded every moment.  Visited Las Vegas and area and went to San Diego and the day trip to Mexico (the crossing was out of a movie and not a good thing). A close family friend’s daughter had first of her three children.

2003: My first great niece was born ….. such a cutie pie.

2004: ????

2005: My first born great nephew and the apply of his “Anta’s eye.”

2006:  ????

2007:  Elton John concert?  or was it 2006?  Regardless of when it was amazing.

2008:  My first born nephew marries, I retired from working at same company for 30 years and my daughter marries all within a couple of months.  Attend Celine Dion Concert in Edmonton.

2009: Buy my first house, 1/2 duplex in Edmonton close to my daughter and son-in-law and grand-pups and move to Edmonton at end of March.  My beloved J passes.

2010:  Enjoying semi-retirement.  Back to Regina for a visit with my girl.

I may have to locate my daily journals to find out what was going on in 2001, 2004 and 2006.

Obviously, I do not remember anything specific.



Always, Carol





Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 31st and last day of January, 2014.

So incredible …. February tomorrow.

Windy morning here in Edmonton with some light snow falling covering the ground …. covering the ice.

So everyone in this area be careful when walking and driving.

To all my fellow bloggers and readers to the south of us, in the U.S. I hope that you are safe and warm.

Crazy weather.

I am grateful that me and Alvin are safe and warm in our house.

Well today I am marking as the beginning of new and great things to come.

Today is the archway …. the opening ….. the gateway ….

I can feel it in my bones …. does that sound strange?

Sometimes you just know.

I know that wonderful things are about to happen for me.

I also know and am grateful to lead a pretty wonderful and blessed life as it stands at this very minute.

But hey more wonderful – nothing wrong with that ….

So on this last day of January 2014 – I hope it marks something crazy wonderful for you, as well.

May your dreams become reality and your reality feel like a dream.

Take care all ….

Special Hello to: everyone living in stormy weather …. keep safe and warm …. curl up and read a book or play with your dog …. 🙂

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day….

TGIF, as most would say ….. well it is Friday, May 4th, 2012….

The rain has stopped and the heavens are clearing up and it looks like the sun will shine this morning.

I am excited about this day because after work my daughter and I are going shopping to West Edmonton Mall.

She has some items to pick up before her strip to the U.S. later in May.

Me, well there are a couple of items that I am hoping to find….

It will just be great to share supper with her and walk around the mall talking and checking things out.

I hope that we are both successful in our shopping.

So on this day and because I am running a bit late …. I hope that you all have an amazing FRIDAY.

May you be blessed like me to spend some quality time with your loved one(s).

Remember to smile, be happy and laugh.

So have a happy happy Friday.

ENJOY.  Have a great weekend…  🙂

Special Hello: to all the Mothers on this great planet of ours ….. two legged, four and eight ….. or winged.


Always, Carol and Alvin

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