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Crow’s Feet

Granddad Was 90 Years Old When He Lost His Index Finger.

Sometimes losing a finger is worth the aftermath

the left hand of an old person
Photo by Hulki Okan Tabak on Unsplash

I had set up the chop saw in the garage because he liked to tinker with wood, making birdhouses and the like to keep busy. Working with wood was something he enjoyed doing all his life. It got him away from the mental grind of divorce law. He wasn’t sure how he got into that area of law…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Vuyo Ngcakani

Vuyo Ngcakani

writer, husband for 26 years, father of 3, grandfather of 2

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