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Repartee [Mar. 21st, 2017|12:06 pm]
Tony Grist
She still does repartee.

She's sitting in front of a half- empty tea cup. She's been sitting like that for an hour or so.

Her carer arrives to take her upstairs to wash and get dressed and she reaches for the cup. It's what she always does. We've come to read it- unfairly perhaps- as a delaying tactic.

"That'll be as cold as Christmas," I say.

She takes a sip.

"Boxing Day," she replies.
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[User Picture]From: halfmoon_mollie
2017-03-21 03:10 pm (UTC)
I love this. she's still in there.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-21 04:54 pm (UTC)
She is- and jumps out occasionally to surprise us.
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[User Picture]From: pondhopper
2017-03-21 03:34 pm (UTC)
This made me smile. We can think they're mostly gone and then they surprise us.
:)
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-21 04:57 pm (UTC)
Most of the time she's somewhere else- and then once in a while she pops back in.
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[User Picture]From: cmcmck
2017-03-21 06:07 pm (UTC)
Very sharp indeed! :o)
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-21 08:22 pm (UTC)
Funny thing, the human brain...
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[User Picture]From: cmcmck
2017-03-22 09:23 am (UTC)
And this you tell to me? :o)
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[User Picture]From: resonant
2017-03-21 11:59 pm (UTC)
lol!
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