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Tag Archives: old age
Walk in my shoes, or perhaps not
I didn’t sleep very well last night. Although I was anxious about today’s vet visit, it wasn’t that which kept me awake. It was pain. I first noticed a problem in the afternoon when I stood up and my foot … Continue reading
Posted in current events, health, My life Tagged aches and pains, old age 34 Comments
The Last Dance
The soft music played over the intercom in the minimarket. It was a classic piece from yesteryear, the kind of music that made you sway gently and put you in the mood to dance. He came in alone, wearing a … Continue reading
Posted in fiction, miscellaneous, short stories, Uncategorized Tagged dance, fiction, music, old age 7 Comments
Age is catching up with us all
Maggie will be 13 in January. In Doggy years that will make her 91. Photo on the beach this week. Always active and ready to chase gulls, crows, squirrels, pigeons and lift pheasant or partridge alike, these days she is … Continue reading
Posted in diary, Dogs, health, Maggie Tagged dogs, health issues, old age 12 Comments
What is Love?
Love is probably one of the most complicated things we experience, as it has so many faces and depths. It pulls at the heartstrings, divides loyalties, causes rifts, and tears you apart. L Lasting O Overpowering V Volatile E Emotional … Continue reading
Posted in diary, Family, health, Just a thought, Relationships Tagged emotions, family, old age 9 Comments
Her Chariot Awaits
Poor Maggie. She had such a lovely time yesterday swimming in the sea and dashing about over the grass to dry off. This morning she’s awoken extremely stiff and isn’t putting any weight on one of her hind legs. We … Continue reading
Posted in Dogs, Maggie Tagged muscle problems, old age 10 Comments
I lingered and watched you walking, A fluid spring in your gait, Taking in your surroundings, You stop when I tell you to wait. Nothing is missed by that nose of yours, You squat often to leave your mark, At … Continue reading
Posted in animals and pets, Dogs, Maggie, observations, Poetry, Walk Thoughts Tagged arthritis, old age, walks 12 Comments
The newborn was placed in her arms, a tiny, red-faced prune-like creature. A boy. Timothy. So many years ago she had held a baby just like this for the first time. But she knew this was not her child, yet … Continue reading
Posted in fiction, short stories Tagged confusion, family, generations, old age Comments Off on Too Many
I Love you Mum
I have reblogged a post entitled The Heartbreak of Dementia today and although I know my Mum won’t be reading this, I hope she knows somewhere in her mind that I think of her every day. Sadly, I also know … Continue reading