Category Archives: Life

Sad News

We lost Caesar today. He had what appeared to be a stroke and on top of his other health problems his prognosis was very poor. He was around 14 years old, and had been battling health problems for the last … Continue reading

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Oh, well…

Caesar is still going along. The one who has been sick is me… (I’m letting off some steam – feel free to skip the rest of this post if other people’s symptoms bore you) I don’t often get sick, and … Continue reading

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Popping Pills…

Happy New Year to everyone, and all the best for 2017. Yes, I know it’s almost the end of January. I didn’t want to get lost in the wave of New Year’s greetings. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to … Continue reading

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Life, and Other Happenings

I submitted a manuscript in May for a competition. The blog post is here, for anyone who wants. The results came out a while ago, and I didn’t make the short list. I’m not sorry I tried, and I think … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Blog

I always do a search for any blogs that use the tag ‘tatting’. That’s how I came across https://myrahochang.wordpress.com/ She was rejoicing in the fact that she had managed to tat again, fifteen years after a stroke that left her … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Better!

My son is out of hospital – for the second time – and is starting to look better. All in all, he was in hospital for over two weeks. Two different hospitals, mind you. The first one let him out … Continue reading

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Update

Thanks to everyone who posted messages of sympathy and support. Every one of them is appreciated. I woke up yesterday hearing a cat crying. Caesar was on the corner of the bed, but hanging on and looking panicky. He couldn’t … Continue reading

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