Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday the 29th day of May, 2016.

It is another glorious morning with the sun shining and blue skies.

I am hosting another garage sale today and thank goodness for “light” blue sunny skies this weekend.

Alvin went to his sister’s for a sleepover and to be with them during the garage sale.

He gets so excited when people come and it is kind of boring for him to be stuck in the garage with me all day.

Not much fun.

I have a good feeling about this one and know it is going to be great.

Lots of people and lots of sales.

Bye bye stuff.


Last night I was invited to one of friend’s homes for a get together.

Family friendly.

In the beginning we sat in the backyard around a fire pit.

I was not there (only a couple of minutes from my house) very long when the skies started to cloud over and the wind got up.

We sat and roasted marshmallows and visited.

Then it started to “spit” (only a few drops) and we jokingly said “no it was sun rays” ….. trying to remain positive.

As it rained harder and harder – we pulled out the umbrellas as remained outside in the rain roasting marshmallows until it rained so hard we were forced to go inside.

That was after about one hour or so.

In the house we played cards …. so much fun.

Most Saturday nights it is me and Alvin at home – watch some shows or perhaps a movie but I do not go out anywhere unless we do a later walk.

We laughed and guess what I won the card game.

First time played it.

Luck of the Irish …. I do not know but it was so much fun.

I am so grateful to have been invited and for the evening out.

So grateful that Alvin was not home alone for that time, as well.

Likely another reason why I do not go out.

I figure he is alone all week while I am at work so he needs me at home all weekend.

Which is fair, I think.

Well time to get going and get some coffee on and have breakfast.

Get out and put up the signs and balloons.

Gather my stuff and IPOD and set up in the garage.

Actually everything is ready to go.

Have an awesome day.


The rain clouds are gone and sunny days ahead.

Life is great.

You just have to think outside the box …… just referring to a problem I had ….. but all is well now.

Remember if you are having a problem … try not to dwell on it ….. it is hard, believe me I know all too well.

If you just think of a solution that you might think initially would not work but then it does …. life is good.

Not everything is black and white.

There are people to help.


Have a great Sunday.

Now breakfast, coffee and GARAGE SALE.


Special Hello to: my daughter and son-in-law and Mr. Elton (who is doing so much better, we love you buddy) – thank you for caring for Alvin while I work the garage sale.


Thought for the day…..

Good Monday Morning and Welcome to the 13th day of May, 2013.

Wow, almost at the midpoint of May.

Are you having a great month of May thus far?

I must say that I am.

The past couple of weeks have been chalked full of excitement.

– first neighbourhood trash pickup

– fell on the only piece of ice left in Edmonton, and now I get to go to physiotherapy for my knee ( never been to physiotherapy )

– got rid of the yucky snow mould and leaves that blew in from all across the neighbourhood on both front and back yards

– brought out all of the deck furniture

– enjoyed my first cup of coffee on the deck with my daughter and the puppies (no coffee for the puppies)

-cleaned out winter clothes and brought back summer

-made jewellery with my daughter

-wrote on my blog and in my journal and in my “writing book”

-enjoying the season finales of all my shows

-enjoyed the finale of Survivor and I will not divulge the winner’s name

-had the best Mother’s Day

-having a blast on the morning after ….. that would be today.


So that has be the month thus far for me.  I know that I have missed some things but that is life in between two jobs.

Also coffee with friends in there, as well.

So have a great day.

Gotta run …. my early start day.


Special Hello to:  SUMMER


Always, Carol and Alvin


P.S. will have to post photos ……


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