Many of us start to hear differently about the time that we also see differently. It
goes with the territory when we’re past our prime. If that doesn’t make any sense to you, that’s because you’re most likely still enjoying the good side of “prime.”
It all begins on a day when your doctor indicates that it’s time to don glasses. You had suspected that might happen soon, since reading your newspaper now required that you back off about 10 paces and have someone else turn the pages.
The process of deterioration is underway. After about three prescription changes, something else may be noticeable. Things are being said at the dinner table that make absolutely no sense to you, and you answer questions that others put to you in a manner that your companions find hilarious…