Tag Archives: Gran

Gran’s Overnight Palm Garden

Gran went on an outing today. As Mrs PP chauffeured Gran through the countryside, Gran spied some palm trees. “Palms. I hate palms.” Gran hissed. “OK.” said Mrs PP. “Why don’t you like palms?” “They’re prickly. And you’ve gone and … Continue reading

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A New Bird: Spotted Pardalote

It’s 1:30 am and Gran is talking in her sleep. “Don’t do that Jenny!” she hisses sternly. Soon enough she shifts pitch and her voice is sounding anxious and moving from muffled mumbling to clear and raised and alarmed. I’ve … Continue reading

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Cooking For One

Dinner time. It’s often a challenge and seldom with some sort of drama from someone. Tonight the Little Fellas were actually eating all of their dinner and I think they really enjoyed it. I made a mini banquet of assorted … Continue reading

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Less More & More Less

When the morning nurse came to visit she stopped by the kitchen on her way out. “I use to visit this house years back. ” she reflected. “There was an old couple I used to come and check on. The … Continue reading

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Chocolate for Tuesday, Gran & Black Beans

Picture this – One night this past week,  . . . Mrs PP had dished a bit of salad out for Gran (you should read this post Gran’s Diabetic Garden first) who then immediately and carefully, pushes the cucumber and … Continue reading

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37 Shades of Red Geraniums

There is a geranium cutting staring at me from a jam jar of water near the kitchen sink. I’m doing the dishes, and this yellowing, leaf-dropping, cutting is crying out to be planted in the garden. GeRANiums. Gran loves them. … Continue reading

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Gran: a birthday

Gran was asked some time ago what she would like for her 77th birthday. “A Steak. And a Coffee Cake made with Chicory Essence.” Bless her. She knew exactly what she wanted for once! Fortunately, we live a happy walking … Continue reading

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