(Editor’s note: Writer, BEST guest blog contributor, and stroke survivor, Isaac Peterson, shares his memories and feelings for a beloved friend, while also coping with survivor’s guilt, as she copes with progressing dementia, in his latest personal essay. KT)
Isaac Peterson grew up on an Air Force base near Cheyenne, Wyoming. After graduating from the University of Wyoming, he embarked on a career as an award-winning investigative journalist and as a semi-professional musician in the Twin Cities, the place he called home on and off for 35 years. He also doesn’t mind it at all if someone offers to pick up his restaurant tab. Peterson also welcomes reader comments. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.