To actually put it into words sounded like a nonsense rhyme.
The person they had hired as Matron, who became ill, was not left to die in a hospital, but returned to her ‘work place’ so she could linger for four more months.
For four more months the Board, unaware of Selma Rashford Grindley’s condition, had paid her salary and all the utilities for Miriam House.
That her son, Joe could treat Miriam House as his own, that he could hang on to the keys, was astounding.
But only to those who didn’t know these people. Who weren’t familiar with the Fourth Generation; that is those who were born to the grand children of the rich and powerful who were now poor and weak.