Tag Archives: aging

The Love of Old Dogs

Everyone loves a puppy, of course. Why not? They are small and gangly and infinitely curious. Nothing is like the smell of puppy breath or the feel of tiny, razor-sharp teeth chewing on an offered hand. Puppies are adorable, and … Continue reading

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An Insidious Guest

Grief is an insidious guest, settling into a life, a home, a daily routine as if it has the right to take over, to claim ownership of a person’s most public and private self. It can pounce in unannounced and sprawl itself across … Continue reading

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Thinking of Grandmother

  My grandfather died before I was two, thus leaving my grandmother to live out the latter part of her life alone, something, I imagine after hearing tales about my grandfather, his sordid jokes, his hyperbolic mannerisms and his defiant womanizing, … Continue reading

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Stitches in Time

  Three times now in the past six weeks I have found myself in a JoAnne Fabric Store, wandering up and down the aisles looking for material, threads and velcro. I have been in need of more “belly bands”, the … Continue reading

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