Tag Archives: Dad

The Old Man !

Skipping between radio stations yesterday, I happened upon this song. I’ve always loved it and I suppose I always knew the day would come when I would hear it for the first time after Dad’s death. Yesterday was that day.

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Winter has come.

Last night you passed away From us and so My grief for you Begins today.

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No Shame

Source: No Shame I was in visiting my Dad recently in the nursing home which is now his home. No doubt his last on this earth. I found it very emotional being there, seeing him as a shadow of himself … Continue reading

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New Year ” resolutions ” part 4.

Nothing posted yesterday as I spent the day with my brother doing stuff for our parents, who are both quite elderly. Dad is 91 and now in a nursing home and Mam, while she is 89, still lives at home … Continue reading

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On Your 91st Birthday, Dad.

  You lie in the bed, Dad, Nodding and sleeping. Waking, Fearful and confused, Barely speaking, Lost and quietly

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Father’s Day

I was on the phone today to wish my Dad a happy Father’s day. He said he’d do his best . He’s 90, two weeks out of hospital and not great – to put it mildly ! My son was … Continue reading

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Today’s Tarot

As always the question was: ” What do I need to know today ? ” And the cards were: The Seven of Cups The Three of Wands The King of Swords My reading of those cards is that; plans I … Continue reading

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Today’s Tarot

Over the last number of weeks I have tried to get into the habit of pulling three cards for myself on a daily basis with the intention of learning the Tarot. I also intended sharing the cards and my interpretation … Continue reading

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Discharge day haiku.

Americano Steels me for the day ahead. Calm before the storm.

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Waving goodbye.

I’ve brought Mam and Dad to visit Anne Maria’s grave any time I could. I would get out with Mam and spend some time remembering, perhaps praying, tidying and talking quietly. All the while Dad would sit in the car. … Continue reading

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