December 18, 2015
They come for dinner and spill surprisingly candid beans over Jewish comfort food, prepared on purpose to help with his blue dogs. She was born in a Japanese internment camp, but he's the one with depression in his genes. He has always come across as cheerful - but confesses that the Prozac is no longer working as it was. A new drug has just been added, but he doesn't see a psychiatrist. And although their 43-year marriage is solid and loving, he worries that she is growing weary of this. Scared, too. She still has difficulty calling it by name.