Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday the 25th day of January, 2015.

It is a good thing that my computer has a computer on the toolbar on the bottom of the screen otherwise I would have thought it was the 24th or 23rd.

Time just has a way of passing without great fanfare or drumroll.

The days just seem to roll up into one and before you know it a month has passed and then two and then a year.

My life is pretty great ….. I really cannot complain.

I have a beautiful house that I can call my own.

I share my home with the best “puppy” dog ( I like saying puppy dog) on the planet.

I have money to pay my bills, buy good food and to buy things when needed and sometimes just because I want them.

I am surrounded my love and support, kindness and understanding, laughter and sunshine.

Just sipping on a cup of coffee before I head out to work at the store where I will see new faces dispersed with the odd old one.

Most days I see only people that I have never met but every so often there are people that I have met before …. and people that have worked at the store but gone on to other things.

Well time to go and indulge in more coffee and breathe before turning up the energy.

It is good to be me.

I cannot say that my life is perfect but it is my perfection.

There will always be situations that arise that could be met with anger and disappointment, sadness and grief but amidst it all I see sunshine, love and laughter and it helps me get through.

You just have to know things will always be better.

This is my perfect …. my life.

Have the best Sunday.

Special Hello to: all my friends, new and old …… Happy Sunday.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Friday the 12th day of December, 2014.

Twelve sleeps until Christmas Eve.

WOW …..

We are officially in countdown mode.

I have a couple of things to do and then I am ready for the big day.

Besides cooking of course.

We are experiencing amazing weather here in Edmonton …

Yesterday was plus 8 ….

Everyone is beginning to think we are in the tropics……going without coats and wearing short pants.

Not likely the best idea but I totally understand.

Quite a lot of our snow has subsequently melted and that is good.

Just can be a bit icy when walking especially home from work at night.

I just take baby steps and my time, of course.

I hope that you are in the throes of “kindness” and “generosity” this holiday season.

There is and will always be someone less fortunate than ourselves ….. just the way of the world.

We are so blessed to have abundance all around us …..

A roof over our heads, good food in our bellies and surrounded by love and laughter.

Make sure that you take the time to help someone less fortunate than yourself this holiday season.

You will feel amazing and it is better than any gift you might open on Christmas.

Helping a fellow human being or an animal in need.

Both need our help today and always.

Have a great Friday.

I will be back tomorrow.

Special Hello to: every living being on the planet Earth – on this Friday I wish you comfort and joy.

Always, Carol and Alvin

Thought for the day.

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday, the 18th day of July 2013.

How are you doing this morning?

I am doing great.

Been thinking a lot about my thoughts over the course of any given day.

Isn’t it strange how you can be feeling wonderful and having great thoughts and then everything get all mumbled and jumbled up?

Sometimes it is where you are and what you are doing?

No matter how positive and how many good feelings it is hard to remain in that mode.

I know this is kind of jumbled this morning but truly I am feeling “jumbled” this morning.

The sun is shining and I even saw a bunny sitting on our lawn this morning just licking his face.

It made me think of things.

I was dreaming lots and perhaps even over thinking.

Anyway, that is it.

Just have to do what I say and say what I mean.

I strive to be the best person that I can be.

I truly love people and want to be thought of in that light.

I hope that you have a great day and understand what I am trying to say.

Life is always easy and all you can do is try to be the best you can be in every moment.

That is what I am going to do today.

Moment by moment.

Time to go to work.

Thanks for listening.

Special Hello to: all those people who try each day ….. keep the faith.


Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day……

Well, I had a slip up.  My patience and understanding fell to the floor, and it took me some time to pick it back up.  Even though we are all PERFECT beings somedays our practice of optimism and positivity just  “falls to the floor”.  So I got it off my chest and as my son-in-law said “be in the moment”.  So after several hours of “moments”  spent tossing those impatient and not so understanding thoughts around in my brain, (and sleeping on them), I finally have got back to being in the moment.  Really, that is where the best life you can live is located.  If at every single moment we “lived the best life” in that moment – our world would be crazy amazing and wonderful.  Can you imagine?  I can.  Birds singing, puppies playing in the grass, the laughter of small children, Moms and Dads having an ice-cream cone on the front porch, music playing in the distance, flowers blooming and the scent carrying us away under the warm glow of the sunshine.  What a life?  Is this your life?  It should be all of our lives.

So back to being me.  I love my life.  Alvin is waiting (lying down on the hallway floor) for me to take him for a walk.  I love our walks.  We check out the ducks and geese and see how big the babies are getting each day.  They are so so cute.  I am preparing for our “Dear Stella” open house this Saturday (here in Edmonton).  We (me and Amanda) are excited.  I hope that we sell all of our inventory so that we can start all over…… and we will.  Today is my day off so there is the traditional things to do, like laundry and cleaning.  So another busy day.  But that is great.  Better to have a life and live it than to just have a life….

Have a great, great day.


Always, Carol

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