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A Caretaker’s Thoughts at Midnight

It’s dark and I’m scaring myself

Wendy’s Writing
2 min readFeb 13, 2023

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Picture of four generations of hands holding each other.
Four generations of hands. Photo by Wendy Snyder

It’s 12:24 am, everyone’s asleep, and I’m just getting to bed. I hear a feeble “Wen” and I think it’s my mother-in-law. I put the light on my phone, jump out of bed, and waltz into her room. I gently slide the light onto her face. She’s still sleeping. Her chest moves a wee bit. Good she’s…

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Wendy’s Writing

Wife, Mom, & Author, all at the same time. I write books, blogs, and slogans. It’s not about the money, but it’s also about the money. www.WendysWriting.com