Growing older has some wonderful benefits. But as we age, our Health becomes the most important thing to us. "Mel" is a Non-Fiction short story, chronicling a real person living in a Nursing Home. It will give you a glimpse into his Anger, Grief, Depression and Fear of losing control over his own life. It is a dark piece, with only a sprinkle of humor. Sometimes we don't think about those that are caring for us, even in our darkest days. This was written to remind him of the good in his life and how he was viewing only the sadness.