the television set on for you," her husband said softly, "until you
He turned on the
set at the foot of her bed. "When Perry Como and Jackie Gleason are on, she
makes me put two sets on top of each other so she can watch them both."
Zaharias smiled absent-mindedly but her mind was on other things.
know," she said, "I read those stories that tell why champions retire,
but I've got my own ideas about it. They don't retire because they're through.
They retire because they're just tired of it. They get tired of putting on
their shoes. I did, too, when I got to feeling bad...I don't feel that way now.
I'd just love to get my shoes on once again."