― He said, "When I retire I want to paint ... when I'm not crazy working to pay bills ... Only 7 more yrs." ∙ My heart went out to him. But there was not words to tell him my true feelings on the matter. ∙ In 1990, My brother who was a year and a half younger than me passed way two days from his 28th birthday. Dropped dead. Atherosclerosis ∙ I was so shocked and hurt but I had to know why. The Houston, Texas coroner told me it happens all the time. " I've got them in here [...].