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The Small Dog has a Bad Week…

“Help! Ambulance!” Not a good way to start your week, but last Monday, it was panic stations. My two legs went wonky and, stood all hairless in the tub, she couldn’t breathe. The next few minutes, I was going spare, … Continue reading

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Doomed ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“I will stand here, then slowly scoot in and get us tickets. No one will notice.” “Are you kidding me?!” I tried to keep my voice low. Fortunately, it wasn’t difficult to do, muffled as it was already. Doug shrugged, … Continue reading

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Choices ~ Adele #writephoto

As I stand here gazing at the calm waves, I think about my grandmother, Maude. A lovely woman who was a nurse during the second World War. She was twenty-three at the time. I can still remember the sadness in … Continue reading

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Thankful ~ Deborah #writephoto

It was like winter wonderland. It felt good to be home again. It was December 1946, a little over a year since the war ended. He didn’t think he would make it but he did. He looked around him, at … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Cracked #writephoto from Morpethroad

He was told often enough that you didn’t need to be cracked to live here but it sure did help. Around him was one disorder after another. People crying, screaming in the night, accusing him of things he could not … Continue reading

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Expensive taste…

I was making small talk for a very good reason. The phlebotomy tray contained not just the usual, if overly large collection of neatly labelled vials, but an IV cannula and a couple of rather-larger-than-I-liked bottles too. The bottles were … Continue reading

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