98 and Stuck in Hospital

It's 7pm and my nanna has now been in hospital for one week. She has been brilliant staying in her own home 97 years but as 98 approached she took to her bed, prefering to sleep the day away. Concerned, my father called in the carers. Just prior to her stay...
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You Can Be My Kid Any Time ...

               In my spare time I do some volunteer work as a secretary for a fairly large church organization.  There is always someone to do for, as there was one day recently.             I arrived late, and I found a little girl quietly minding her...
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My Greatest Achievement

As I typed in the heading for this topic, I stopped and pondered over it for a few minutes. Was my greatest achievement the swimming trophies, medal and prizes I won as a teenager? Was my greatest achievement my nursing career; gaining my General , Psychiatric and Theatre qualifications while still...
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My Patchwork Quilt

Although I have collected family stories all of my life, I have only been involved with writing stories since the mid 1980\'s, around the time I started making patchwork quilts. My 2 children watched in amazement as I cut up pieces of fabric into tiny shapes and carefully, lovingly stitched the...
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