Issue 2.9 – A Proper Introduction

Hazel’s frustration with the group of gossips was growing. It had been a week since it all began. In that timeframe, Hazel had dealt with snickering behind her back, not being invited to participate in a number of group-led activities, and having to sit alone in the morning when she had her tea. Millie had…

Issue 2.8 – School Girl Nonsense

“Did you hear about the episode in the dining room yesterday?” A group of ladies were gathered in the activity room and were already gossiping about Walter’s outburst that took place the evening before. Hazel did her best to focus on the task at hand, washing out old planters left over from last year and…

Issue 2.7 – The Outburst

The sky was grey and gloomy, and despite weeks of gorgeous weather, Charlie and Hazel found themselves moving in cushions from the patio set they had on their balcony, to get it out from the imminent rain. “It doesn’t look like we’ll be enjoying dinner out here tonight,” Charlie thought aloud to Hazel. “Such a…

Issue 2.6 – Not Enough

Charlie had just come up the elevator after taking some things down for the ladies, who were busy outside planting. He could hear the phone ringing behind his door. “The thing never seems to stop ringing these days,” he thought to himself as he opened the door and set the keys down on the credenza….