Everything was so different from his old neighborhood: houses made of brick, new yards covered with straw, the faces of unfamiliar people.
It all made him so anxious. But soon it began to feel like home again.
Now he is eighty-three. He and his wife just sold their house and moved to a retirement center. It is a new place, with straw-covered topsoil, small trees and unfamiliar faces.
It all makes him feel so anxious.