Miss You

Family reunion yesterday

The numbers are dwindling every year.

Where’s so and so?

And why didn’t he or she make it?

Some are too old and feeble to join us.

Miss you


Gayle Walters, age six

Sunday 160 Challenge:  http://petzoldspracticalprose.blogspot.com/

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  1. I know that feeling well. I watched my grandmother out live most of her friends. It was very hard for her.


    • It’s very hard for those older ones to watch their loved ones go. My 85 year old mother’s best friend died a couple of years ago. And one by one many others are following.

      Thanks for your comment today, Alice.


  2. have fun meeting your family members.

    lovely 160.


  3. Mixed feelings here… it’s so nice to see whom we see.. and sad to not see whom we don’t…

    So beautifully and succinctly put, my dear…


  4. So very true, Kavita. Thanks so much.


  5. Pretty soon we end up being at OUR final stop on the bus…part of the dwindling numbers. Great Sunday 160. Thanks for playing.


  6. What do we put into time, or rather, time with others?


  7. This is so true and a bit sad…especially when you have a small family to start with. Cute photo, Gayle!


  8. You’re so right–the losses in a small family must feel the sting even harder.

    Thank you, Victoria!


  9. True. Tears. Well done …


  10. very candid. this is the only minus point of get togethers- missing those who could not make it. heart longs for them even though mind knows they wont be able to be with us.


  11. This is life. And an essential part of it…

    Here is my Sunday 160: demise



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