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Seeing in the Dark

My father has been negotiating some dark passages of late. He's in his mid-eighties now, and the edges of life are starting to pinch in. He has lost much of his eyesight, thanks to macular degeneration; the peripheral vision that remains is showing signs of weakening, despite recent cataract surgery. And now his wife and soul mate of nearly sixty years has been taken from him, slipping helplessly away down the long, ugly slope of Alzheimer's. A few months before…
David J. Diephouse
March 16, 2005