ZOE Zoe came out of her apartment, zipping up her hoodie as she tried to locate her car keys in her large purse at the same time. She moved down the hallway to the stairs and quickly ran down to the lobby. She stopped to check their mailbox on the way through, and she squealed …

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YOLANDA Yolanda looked up as the main doors opened. She was in the process of helping one of the patients walk down the hallway. “That’s it, Mrs. Landry,” she said. Yolanda smiled at a young couple as they walked by her with a young girl and a toddler in his stroller. Several of the patients …

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XAVIER Xavier moved down the hallway towards the Crowley apartment, ready to start the week and his shift as an aide working with Mr. Webb, Mrs. Crowley’s father. He had been working in this location for a few months now, and he liked this assignment. Mr. Webb was an older man with Alzheimer’s. While he …

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WARREN Warren had been driving a bus for nearly as long as his buddy David had. They’d gone through training together, and they’d worked intersecting routes for many years. Usually they only saw each other long enough on a daily basis to nod in passing as they drove past each other. Other times they’d meet …

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