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Fun No More (until April)

15 Sep

I’ve been wonderfully distracted for the past two glorious weeks, BFF has been to play, stay, I meant stay. … and this time it was greatly needed by us both. Finally after all the stress, anxiety and sorrow attached to so many happenings I could cry my heart out and get physical console. But all too soon, the suitcase is being zipped up and it’s that dreadful time to try and hold the stiff upper lip and say ttfn.

Pre arrival plans had been put in place, a few DVD’s were ordered, two mahoosive boxes had arrived with the neatest of handwriting upon them (more wool to add to the packed suitcase stash) and the dozen bottles of cherry cola added to the grocery order.

We may both be in our golden years, but you’re never too old for a PJ party, and that’s what we do. It’s not all indulgent fun, there were chores and errands done too, the dentist visit with deep deeeep clean and the annual hospital appointment with my neurologist (test results, blood pressure, heart rate all ‘normal’, never thought that word would be attached to me). I supervised while BFF cleared out, sorted, organised my kitchen cupboards (nothing last century lurking in the dark corners), general tidy up of the bathroom and lounge, the resort and reorganising my bedroom draws and I feel sorted, organised, prepared for carers and helpers, etc.

We’ve mooched up and down my High Street, been back and forth to Morrison’s for eats and treats, sat outside enjoying the sun and breeze, took an afternoon stroll along the esplanade and I, yes me, suggested a ice-cream (it was lush), we even went to the cinema to see Downton Abbey (rather good).

Mostly we snoozed, nattered, laughed, chatted, rested, and watched stuff

  • Last Viceroy House
  • Mad Men Season 6 and 7
  • The Green Book
  • Trumbo
  • Edie
  • A Cat Named Leonard
  • Norma Rae
  • Pursuit Of Happyness
  • My Old Lady
  • The Favourite
  • Colette
  • Don’t Eat The Daisies
  • The Right Stuff
  • Spotlight
  • The Girl On The Train
  • Billy Rose’s Jumbo
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Man With A Horn
  • To Kill A Mockingbird

Of course the REAL prime reason for being together is a certain four legged furred charmer, known as Mickey, aka #NotMyCat, wandering in when he pleases, playing with his new toys, choosing one of the many seats to snooze upon, getting head rubs and chin scritches galore.

Three quarters of an hour ago we hugged, smiled, said “call you tomorrow”, and off she goes ……… just 199 days to go until we’re back together *fingers-crossed*

Thank you BFF for being everything I need and a heck of a lot more, words are not enough to convey all you do for me, help me, cajole me, entertain and help me.

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Posted by on September 15, 2019 in Films, General, Life, people, Pets

 

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4 responses to “Fun No More (until April)

  1. menhir1

    September 15, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    The pup is adorable.

    My eyes moistened at the end of your post.. Glad you were able to get up to so many nefarious activities.

    Kitty knows where he is well off. In his paws, I would probably do the same as he does…what’s not to like?

    xxxx

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  2. AnneMarie

    September 16, 2019 at 11:26 am

    That pup totally captured our heavy hearts at the end of our play time.

    I love Mickey, he’s a charming character, I think I might get my carer to accidentally leave the window open later on 😉😉

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  3. snowbird

    September 16, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    Awww, you too have such a beautiful friendship….lovely you still get to talk all the time. Here’s to the next 199 days flying by. Loving hearing about Mickey.xxx

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    • AnneMarie

      September 17, 2019 at 1:23 pm

      We’ve walked through some pretty heavy family circumstances, troubles and tragedies over the years, we are completely comfortable with each other and still let our inner teenager (well maybe twenty something) out to play. I’d be very lost and lonely without her.

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