Older Sherlock and Molly making breakfast together.
Older Sherlock and Molly attending their children’s wedding.
Molly urging Sherlock not to deduce the mother of the bride.
Molly noticing how much more Sherlock relies on his spectacles and not saying anything but quietly comforting him all the same, waiting until he’s ready to talk about it.
Sherlock putting a hand on Molly’s lower back when she pauses at a certain part of the stairs, and letting her blame the builders for making it so high.
Molly attending the doctors with Sherlock when he finally admits he can’t see properly anymore.
Molly helping Sherlock choose a new pair of spectacles.
Sherlock getting grumpy about his spectacles, and Molly telling him he looks more handsome than ever.
Sherlock liking his new spectacles because now he gets to see Molly’s laughter lines.
Sherlock still cuddling Molly close in bed.
Sherlock laughing when Molly complains of a draft because even after all these years, she’s still the warmest person he’s ever met.
Sherlock giving a wide grin to try and get out of trouble.
Molly not having one second of it.
Sherlock immediately apologising as a result.
Molly watching Sherlock let his grandchildren draw on his face when he’s ‘sleeping’ because it makes them laugh.
Molly making sure that her grandchildren only ever use felt tip pens when drawing on their grandparent’s face by hiding the permanent markers.
Sherlock and Molly setting aside time every Sunday to dance together.
Molly making fairy cakes with her grandchildren.
Sherlock trying to steal one of said fairy cakes but being stopped via a quick flick on the wrist.
Sherlock being uber proud of his grandchildren for getting good grades at school.
Molly demanding a copy of every painting their grandchildren make so it can go on the wall.
Sherlock pairing up his socks weekly as a mental exercise.
Molly deliberately messing them up so he can do it again.
Sherlock showing his appreciation by making her a cup of tea.
Sherlock falling asleep in his armchair while reading.
Molly seeing him asleep and letting him be for the moment.
Molly regaling her grandchildren with funny stories about Grandpa’s exploits as a consulting detective.
Sherlock always telling the story about the case with the train guy.
Sherlock regretting he doesn’t have more stories about Molly solving cases with him.
Molly reassuring him that it’s okay; she doesn’t mind, because John was always going to be his blogger, not her. She’s his wife, after all. Can’t be a blogger and a wife.
Molly overhearing Sherlock tell his granddaughter all about how he fell in love with Grandma and smiling as he tells it.
Sherlock and Molly grieving the loss of John with Mary.
Sherlock helping Mary and her children act out John’s wishes.
Molly visiting Mary to reminisce about married life with John.
Mary laughing at all the funny things she and John used to do.
Sherlock making Mary laugh by retelling the story of her wedding day.
Sherlock calling John a hero during his speech at the funeral.
Molly hugging Sherlock tightly when he finally breaks down outside of the church.
Molly and Sherlock walking together every morning after breakfast, sometimes taking a shortcut through the graveyard to visit John’s grave.
Sherlock taking up bees as a hobby.
Molly tolerating the bees for Sherlock’s sake.
Molly taking pictures of Sherlock in his bee-keeping outfit and sending them to Mary.
Sherlock letting Molly take said pictures because he thinks he looks rather dashing for a beekeeper.
Sherlock teaching his grandchildren how to keep bees.
Sherlock hugging Molly when Mary dies a year after John.
Sherlock slowly losing his sight.
Molly describing the world around him.
Sherlock terming Molly his 'painter’.
Sherlock being uber-picky about which nursing home he goes to.
Sherlock insisting his chair be moved with him.
Sherlock going first.
Molly angry at Sherlock for leaving first when he promised not to.
Molly learning how to keep bees in Sherlock’s memory.
Molly going a few years after Sherlock.
Sherlock and Molly being buried side by side.