Overtime 62:
Memory Care

This hour of Overtime contains two stories about employees and their musically inclined patients at a memory care facility on the cusp of the pandemic: "Long Black Veil" and "Lockdown Blues."

Paul Cioe taught English, folklore, and journalism at Black Hawk College for twenty-five years. His short stories, essays, and articles have appeared in little magazines and Midwestern newspapers. These days, he makes music as a volunteer guitar picker and singer in nursing homes and schools in and around the Illinois-Iowa Quad-Cities. He and his amazing wife and proofreader, Nancy, live in Rock Island, Illinois.

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