Issue 2.35 – Too Long

The roads weren’t the greatest. Still, Catherine decided to head out to Edmonton with her dad’s Kleenex and soup in tow, after being asked to by her mom the night before. Catherine wasn’t exactly sure why her mom had made such a big deal about it all. The store was literally a block and a…

Issue 2.34 – The Sniffles

“Do we have any more boxes of Kleenex?” Charlie sniffled as he rummaged through the hallway closet where Hazel stored the linens and household paper products. “I’m not sure. I went through two boxes last week and it’s not something I regularly stock up on.” Hazel coughed. Charlie harrumphed. His entire head felt swollen and…

Issue 2.33 – Cenotaph Ceremony

The bus arrived at the front door to take residents from the Manor to the cenotaph ceremony. There were only a few gathered, as it was frighteningly cold outside, and the ice had made the streets and sidewalks very slippery. Hazel had chosen to stay in. She wasn’t feeling the greatest and the weather was…

Issue 2.32 – Leisurely Solutions

It had been a rough few weeks at the Manor for both management and the residents, but with some effort and a bit of creativity, activities and classes were resuming thanks to various community volunteers and individuals stepping up to take on different roles. Natalia, who had led the pysanka workshop in the spring, approached…