Blogging has its ups and its downs. Some weeks I’m on a roll, and I seem to have something to say almost every day. Some weeks I feel like there’s no point in bothering. What I have to say has all been said before, or someone else said it first and said it better. Those …

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So once again, we reach my least favorite part of the week. It’s not his fault that he has to go. It’s his job. To anyone who’s ever loved a person who travels for work, I salute you. It takes a special person to keep a brave face, smile and wish them safe travels when …

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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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