Ben may be having problems distinguishing dreams from reality. The unique features of the new television are also challenging Ben’s emotional condition.
Ben is quickly recovering his physical health. His mental and emotional status continues to erode. This situation is made much worse when the television ordered by Abbie is delivered. In Chapter Two Ben becomes aware of the unique features of the television. Emily and Martha continue to be supportive but Ben’s ultimate worry relates to […]
Due to a severe injury, Ben Duckworth is confined to his apartment for an extended period of time. For many weeks Ben was lost to the confusion and inability to act that comes with very high levels of pain killing drugs. We join his story at the time that he’s beginning to show some mental […]
“I was feeling well and while I was chatting with Ruth and Margaret a sparrow flew into the wrapping area from the outside. I was drawn to the plight of that sparrow for the rest of the day. I thought it so odd and unnatural for that bird to be in the noisy factory with […]
He leans against one wall and smokes his pipe while watching the other workers, mostly women, in their activities at the gate. Some are arriving for their 10 hour shift and others are leaving. A variety of accents and languages can be heard as they talk to each other or to the person they are […]