Issue 3.1 – Flowers and Litter Pans

It had been a week since Hazel’s funeral. Charlie had not done much, choosing to be alone in his suite with his thoughts and memories. The phone would ring and he would muster enough will to answer. Unfortunately, the conversations were all the same, and thus his responses were almost rehearsed. “I’m ok.” “Yes, things…

Issue 2.52 – Hand Squeezes and Realizations

Charlie gave Catherine’s hand a little squeeze as the town car made its way past the cemetery gates. He briefly turned to look over his shoulder to see John and James’ town car behind them. It was weird. Funerals were supposed to feel…final. At least they had before for Charlie. He had seen many friends…

Issue 2.51 – It’s Alright to Cry

The atmosphere of the supervisors’ meeting was very different today. Where Debra was used to handling interdepartmental bickering and various interpersonal conflicts, this meeting seemed to center around the recent passing of Hazel. “I can’t get Perdita to even go into the unit,” Mary Ellen explained. Mary Ellen was the Head Housekeeper, and she tried…