It seemed the ocean had always been part of his life…in St. Yves, France, in Southampton, New York, and here in California, north of Morro Bay.
He loved the colors of the sunset. He mused. How do I see, people wonder, and how do I explain? On some days I see fairly clearly and on those days, I take out Jean-Marie’s picture and Jennifer’s. I study them and I study Johanna and the children and sometimes Johanna asks,” Jef, why are you looking at me like that?” And the children will say, “Daddy, you’re staring,” and I look away. They don’t realize how precious sight is, even sight like mine.”