Thursday, December 10, 2009

Friday Flash 55 stronger than...


We took him off the ventilator yesterday.
He put a toothbrush to his teeth, for only one stroke.
“Weak as a kitten.” My standard response. “You’ll do better tomorrow.”
Standard, until kittens knocked a glass brick onto my toilet tank lid.
It’s broken in four pieces.
“Be as strong as a 150 year old tortoise.”

8 comments:

  1. this one gave me a chill, as two years ago i watched my MIL slowly slow away. it felt rather like shattering at times. great 55.

    mine is up!

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  2. Good thing the lid was down eh, better a fractured lid than a busted can.

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  3. Great example of inner strength, for all the creatures in your post. Including the kid on the tree trunk. Happy Friday, Dianne!

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  4. Kittens, Turtles, Oxen...Whatever!
    We all have our moments..
    Excellent 55 My Dear.
    Thank You for this Gem of a contribution,
    You Rock Baby...
    Have a Kick Ass Week-End...G-Daddy

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  5. I just love these stories that allow us to create our own interpretation. Great 55. My 55 is Lost. Wait. HERE it is.

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  6. nicely turned! Thanks for stopping by!

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