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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Twenty-One

The Unthinkable Gets Worse A small buzzing sound stopped their conversation. Georgie reached into her pocket and pulled out a beeper. A frown crossed her face, and she mumbled about having to leave for a moment. The old man nodded to her, and she excused herself from the room. A small trail of tears... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 23, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Twenty

The Unthinkable Bill’s words were soft as he began to speak, but he mustered his strength, and it was easier to hear his story. “Melissa Dawn was born on March 7th, 1955, just fifteen months after William. We called her ‘Missy’ almost from the time she was born. Billy had been a fussy baby, but... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Nineteen

Two Days Later Without her knowledge, the midnight shift supervisor had switched Georgie’s next night shifts around. She gave her the next day off and scheduled her for the day she previously had off. As she finally made her way to the end of the hall, she found Bill sleeping in his chair next to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Eighteen

3:42 AM Georgie returned five minutes later with two Styrofoam cups of steaming coffee. She sat one down in front of the old man and sat down with the other cup. Bill smiled when he saw the words ‘sweet & blonde’ on the lid. The girl had a sense of humor about her, and he liked that. He took the... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, February 18, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Seventeen

The young lady holding his hand nodded and whispered, “It’s alright.” Bill sat quietly for a moment before beginning again. “The first year of our marriage was like being in heaven. We hadn’t known each other long, so there was so much to learn. We would sit outside in the evening as it got dark,... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Love Through The Ages - Part Sixteen

2:30 AM Georgie ran into several patients who needed help to get to the restroom or hadn’t made it to the restroom in time and needed help to get changed into clean bed clothing. When she finally made it back to the last room at the end of the hall, she found Bill lying in the bed with Gladys. A... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Love Through The Ages - Part Fifteen

The Long Talk Begins When Georgie returned, Bill was finishing changing his wife’s diaper. She told him it was her job to do that, but he stopped her. “To you, it’s a chore. To me, it’s an act of love. She would have done it for me.” The girl stood back for a moment and looked into the face of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 8, 2023

Love Through The Ages - Part Fourteen

A Quiet Night Begins It took Georgie an hour to make her way to the end of the hall, where Bill and Gladys awaited her. A typical day shift would find her caring for ten patients, but tonight, her patient load was nineteen. Fewer aides working meant more patients for each aide. Most of her patients... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Love Through The Ages - Part Thirteen

The First Night Shift Georgie had found it difficult to sleep during the day. She had never worked nights, and most of the afternoon was restless, tossing and turning. When her alarm went off at 9:15 that night, she thought that she might have set it wrong. A glance at the small wall clock over her... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 27, 2023

Love Through The Ages - Part Twelve

The Night Shift A day later, during the normal shift change meeting, Mrs. Decker, the nursing supervisor, walked in just as Mrs. Schmidt, the day supervisor, was telling them what had happened during the night shift. She was about to explain what was scheduled for activities and patients that would... Sign in to see full entry.

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