Another great story from a man I admire and am proud to call “friend”. I got a glimpse of what Jeff is describing, last year as I helped care for a friend who has now moved closer to his daughter. And don’t we all wonder if this is “Coming Attractions” for us?
What was once an easy function is now menacing.
Recently relatives visited us just to get together. Ordinarily such an event is simply part of what families do, but this visit was very different for me making yet another impression about how fragile life really is. Hosting the visiting family at our home, we took a ride around the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you have never visited this part of Virginia, the scenery is fantastic, so the day trip was enjoyable with warm springlike weather. Of course I can tell that I am getting older because I actually pay attention to all the landscape and mountains.
One of our relatives visiting has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease for a few years; however because of the distance of the miles between us, we have not spent time with him lately. This man is a well-respected individual with a meager start, serving at…
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