Monday, May 4, 2015

Great Aunt Matilda Prepares to Ride Again

You will be pleased to know that Great Aunt Matilda, she of the Severed Limbs post last fall, is still whinnying with us, unlike Dylan Thomas's poor old aunt. This is not exactly a heartwarming made-for-TV story of recovery and renewal, but GAM's two remaining branches, each of which sport a tiny little brand new leaf, have demonstrated yet again that given the very slightest opportunity, life will find a way. And I figure if I help her recover for the same amount of time I spent inadvertently letting her perish, why, she should be in sporting condition.  A tip of the large, ornately decorated bonnet to NanaBeast for inquiring after the old one's health.


  1. And NanaBeast is delighted to hear that the old one is tenaciously hanging on to life by a branch. May GAM show us all a thing or two about hanging on and going forward. This large-bonneted lady is struggling after the recent death of her father and simultaneous life-threatening condition of her mother. Examples of survival jump out at this lady of late, bless all the GAMs out there!