Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday the 24th day of January, 2016.

Another odd looking sky this morning however this one is blue but not the kind synonymous with sunny skies …. but blue all the same.

Both Alvin and I are super happy because my daughter, his sister is coming for a visit today.

I am pancakes for us …… so will have to get on that right away ….

I like to have them made and in the oven keeping warm when she arrives.


The weekend seems to be zipping along as per usual UNTIL ……

Another speed bump in the flow of our lives …..

Yesterday  I noticed when I was drying a load of clothes that the inside of the dryer window was fogging over and then I could smell something burning.

So I quickly turned off the dryer and unplugged it.

I googled it to see if it was something that perhaps I could fix.

But it is likely better that I call in something familiar with dryers.

Could be lint or could be the motor.

Hopefully it is something that can be fixed and doesn’t cost a truck load of money.

Somedays it would be nice to be married to an electrician or someone handy with things.

Somedays I think I should go back to school.

If truly things happen in threes …. I am done.


On the up side, I won $5.00 on the lottery.

At least some extra money coming in …..

Guess I will have to get selling lots of tea ….. likely good incentive …. right.


Well enough woe is me …. I apologize …. just had to vent.

I do not wish my daughter to come into the house and first thing out of my mouth is the dryer …..

Thank you so much for listening – I appreciate it.


Have a great Sunday.

I am going to enjoy my day ……

Things will and always do at some point get better …..

I will always look to the positive.

Sometimes I have to take the time to mourn the negative and get it out of my system.


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

Always, Carol and Alvin


P.S. I did manage to give Alvin quite a lovely hair cut and followed by a bath.  I noticed of course well into the evening that I missed a small patch on his one side … about 1 by 1 inch ….. otherwise his hair cut was a success.  I even managed to get his paws trimmed quite well.  All in my life ….. of course.


Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday, the 21st day of March, 2013.

Quick weather report:  SNOW.  AGAIN.


I am wondering how “single” people deal with coming home from work or school when you have had a less than a stellar day.

You cannot “kick the dog”as after all he is your best friend …..

No one to talk to or throw your thoughts out at.

Perhaps this is good or not.

I do a lot of thinking and sometimes writing ….

Sometimes I just talk aloud to Alvin, my dog.

Sometimes I cry.

Sometimes I laugh.

Sometimes I eat.

Sometimes I drown myself in television.  Mindless bliss.


I am learning though and have learned over the years …… to take a deep breath and clear my thoughts.

Now, that is not always easy.

Sometimes we work or are around “cranky” individuals who always seem to have something wrong, and they are never happy.

So I work on just being as nice as I can.

Sometimes I have to “vent” and I have a couple of people that I can just mutter a quick “OMG, can you imagine …. or this just happened.”

But I do try very hard to not be that person who every time they encounter another breathing organism they “spew negativity.”


But when you are alone even dancing is not easy.

We were meant to be in pairs and to this day I have just not managed to find the other.

But I shall endure and life goes on.

I do have my Alvin, and I am truly blessed to have the best family and friends a girl could have.


Food for thought ….. if you have any thoughts or comments that you would like to share …. please do.

I love feedback.


Special Hello to:  all those people who are alone, and wish to someday be a pair.

Always, Carol and Alvin


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