Equip or Eviscerate? Now that I have your attentionTell me once and for allPutting me through schoolAll these many yearsWhat on earth was it for? Cos when I put forth my viewsThat came aboutBecause I took time to study and readYou turn on me and tell meI'm being disrespectful and I know Nothing. When you … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #107
How can I be a better son on World Alzheimer’s Day?
Her name's AG and she has Alzheimer's. She's also my 87-year-old mom. I've blogged about my strained relationship with her and my discomfort when around the elderly. I know that probably makes me Public Enemy #1. Certainly, it isn't something I bandy around like a badge of honour. For wasn't it one of God's Ten … Continue reading How can I be a better son on World Alzheimer’s Day?
Parenting in reverse #1: my “discomfort” with mom
Ever get this niggling feeling at the back of your mind? Like there's something you need to do or ponder? Maybe it's a message you keep putting off writing cos you don't know what to say or what it's all about? Or you feel it's still too soon to say it, yet it keeps bugging … Continue reading Parenting in reverse #1: my “discomfort” with mom
The Stay Home Dad’s now a Stay Home Son.
In a previous post, I alluded to my apprehension of an impending move. And now, it’s finally here! In less than two weeks time, my 84-year old mom will be moving in to live with us. My mom was diagnosed a couple of years ago with dementia. Over the course of that time, we’ve watched … Continue reading The Stay Home Dad’s now a Stay Home Son.