the ups and downs

There’s been a change in Dad over the last few weeks. I’ve been expecting it but it’s difficult nonetheless. Watching a decline in someone you love isn’t the easiest thing in the world but we try as best we can. It’s all there is. Finding coping mechanisms that work without dragging me into an ever … Continue reading the ups and downs

quality of life

I arrived to find Dad sitting on the floor in front of his bookcase sorting through his dvd collection. Browsing and looking.  Trying to remember if he’d watched them at all, never mind recently.  Apart from The Quiet Man, Erin Brockovich, Colombo’s greatest hits, Russell Watson and a variety of Danielle Steele nonsense that is.  … Continue reading quality of life