Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

RIP, Molly

You showed us how to make a graceful exit

The problem with dogs is that they don’t live long

Not long by human standards, that is. If Molly had been human, she wouldn’t even have had her driver’s learning permit. But Molly was a dog — a very, very good dog — and, at only weeks shy of her 15th birthday, she was also a very, very old dog.



“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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Jan M Flynn

Writer & educator. The Startup, Writing Cooperative, P.S. I Love You, The Ascent, more. Award-winning short fiction. Visit me at