Author Archives: stevelew

First Letters

Introductory Comments I believe I have almost all of this correspondence, but a couple of the letters such as this one indicate they are in response to one that I have not found.  There is also a peculiar gap between … Continue reading

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A Light of a Different Nature

A Light of a Different Nature In its previous incarnation, this blog ended on the funereal note of the death of my wife Carol from early onset dementia.  I worked it into a book,  Dementia, a Love Story, which was … Continue reading

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DEMENTIA, THE BACK STORY

Revived and Renamed Coming soon, a continuation of this blog, now titled “Dementia, the Back Story,” presenting  in epistolary form the beginning of the love relationship that sustained us through the early dementia and death of my wife Carol.  The … Continue reading

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Now, Dementia, the Book

  All of the posts in this blog are now gathered into a book to be published by Mission Point Pres under the title, Dementia: A Love Story, available for pre-order at Amazon.

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Fin

Thursday afternoon in the community library during my respite period.  I had contemplated staying home up in my office to either write or begin the odious chore of getting my tax material in order for my appointment next Thursday with … Continue reading

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Like A Body Blow

Tuesday afternoon of a lovely spring day. I notice in my journal a remark from about a week ago: Just saw a blue jay land on the table on our deck amidst the still falling snowflakes, and shake its feathers … Continue reading

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Of Then, Now, and the Future

In the community library on Thursday afternoon. With my computer on my lap, I have just finished an edit of the post that I will publish Saturday morning.  My neighbor, a senior citizen of my vintage, sitting to my left … Continue reading

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Just Letting It Be

Sunday night a little after midnight.  The dog is snoring loudly, an uneven accompaniment to “After Hours” played by Gillespie and the two Sonnys, Stitt and Rollins, in my earbuds from Pandora.  It’s been a quiet weekend with a little … Continue reading

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Her Book

Monday night.  Jazz from KNKX in my earbuds.  The dog slurping water from her dish.  Carol quietly and peacefully asleep, which is both welcome and a bit unusual. Spent the day in the house with the electric heater trying to … Continue reading

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Of Music and Writing

Wednesday late morning between breakfast and lunch, the dog rises stiffy from her bed, old joints beginning to stiffen, Carol restless in her chair, music playing some kind of classical trombone piece, didn’t catch the name, but an unusual sound … Continue reading

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