Sadness

Terry Pratchett, one of my favorite authors, has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers.

Fortunately he hasn’t yet forgotten his sense of humor (or, well, really anything yet) and said,

I will, of course, be dead at some future point, as will everybody else. For me, this maybe further off than you think.

I know it’s a very human thing to say ‘Is there anything I can do?’ but in this case I would only entertain offers from very high-end experts in brain chemistry.

He says he has a few more books in him, and since he’s all British, maybe they’re making more advances with the stem-cell research there than here. A girl can hope.

One response to “Sadness

  1. Very very sad…gotta love that quote, though. He’s the man!