Issue 3.5 – Feelings

Without a vehicle, getting to Dr. Ollie’s office turned out to be nothing but a big hassle. Charlie had attempted to make an appointment with his regular physician, but the clinic was out in Stony Plain, and Charlie was now living on the south end of Edmonton. Coordinating transportation services was a headache, and Charlie…

Issue 3.4 – Lonely

“It’s your shot Charlie,” Alf called from across the pool table with a bit of impatience. Charlie hadn’t been paying attention, lost in his own thoughts again. He was doing that quite a bit these days. “Are you playing or not?” Alf asked with his hands on his hips. “Oh…um yes…” Charlie said, picking up…

Issue 3.3 – Couple Suites

“Charlie, do you have a moment?” Debra asked as she approached Charlie’s table in the dining room. “I always have a moment for you Debra,” Charlie smiled. Charlie had grown fond of Debra during this most difficult time. She was always around to lend an ear, and frequently checked on him to make sure he…

Issue 3.2 – Declined

It had taken Charlie a few weeks to work up some motivation to venture out of the suite more regularly. Unlike Hazel, who had taken part in various activities around the Manor, Charlie was used to his creature comforts…his armchair and crossword puzzles, shooting pool with his friends, playing a game of cards, and maybe…