COUNTDOWN: 60 Days to 60

Today is Sunday June 18, 2017 and it is the 53 day until my 60th Birthday.

Wow the days are passing away quickly as it has been one week since I decided to do the countdown.

Mmm, let me see: things that I have learned along the way.


Learn new things everyday ….. will keep you healthy in body, mind and soul.

Be forgiving ….. less stressful.


Incorporate variety into your life in every aspect.

Be kind to yourself ….. perhaps the biggest lesson to learn and the most important.

Surround yourself with people …… we all need each other’s energy to exist.

Do more of what makes you feel fantastic.

Listen to music.

Dance to your own beat …. do not be afraid to do things your way …… it is okay to be different.

Be grateful for everything you have in your life.

Be kind to others.

Meditate …. even if it is only a few minutes each day.

Listen more …. speak less.  ( I find this one difficult but I have worked on it my whole life).

Be yourself as there is no one else like you on the planet.


Always, Carol



Thought for the day….

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 9th day of January, 2014.

Another gorgeous day….. temperatures on the rise.  YAY.

I believe that the “topic” of friends/friendship deserves a few editions on “Thought for the day…”

Friends are those special people or animals that light the flame in your heart, and make you feel warm and wonderful.

They are there to listen, to give advice, to lend a helping hand, to see things that might not be obvious to you.

They laugh with you, they cry with you and jump for joy with you.

They are mothers, daughters, fathers, sons, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, grandparents …. they all fall into one or more of those roles.

They are your friends.

If you are lucky enough to have friends then you are truly blessed.

You must remember to be there for them, as well.

Friendship is a two way street.

It is important to always give more than you receive.

I am truly blessed to have so many friends and each friendship is unique and special.

I believe that people come and go during your lifetime …. some they go because they move or because they pass on.

But each friendship is there for a reason.

They come at that time …. when needed the most either for yourself or for them.

Some are forever …. others are not.

If you sit and think about it you will notice that each time a friendship has been forged during your life ….. it has been for a reason.

Perhaps you met someone on a trip …. you just clicked …. you love to laugh …..

Perhaps your parents had friends who had children ….. you became friends when small, and remained that way your whole life.

Perhaps it was a four-legged furry little guy,  that graced your life with a friendship that you wanted to last forever.

So many variables.

Something to ponder for sure.

Happy Friend’s Day.

I love my friends.

Special Hello to: my childhood friend “D” who is always in my thoughts …..

Always, Carol and Alvin

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