thenarrowing ofhis ownlife,his abilitytolook after
Bella had become his main source of self-worth.
be attentive to thechangesin his owncapabilities; he
about his own limitations.
One evening, Felix invited me to dinner. The formal
dining hall was restaurant-like, with reserved seating,
table service, and jackets required. I was wearing my
who worea blue-flowered knee-lengthdress that he’d
onceshe’d been seated,she couldn’t find the plate in
wild-rice soup, an omelette, mashed potatoes, and
she had high blood pressure. He ordered salmon and
find thedifferent itemsonher plateby thehands ofa