Sam Salmon for The New York Times

Sam Salmon poses for a portrait in his home in Windsor, California, Friday, September 26, 2014. Mr. Salmon recently had rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder and is suffering from pain and fatigue as he recovers. He often gets tired during the day and finds it difficult to garden and play his guitar. Read more here.

Sam Salmon poses for a portrait in his home in Windsor, California, Friday, September 26, 2014. Mr. Salmon recently had rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder and is suffering from pain and fatigue as he recovers. He often gets tired during the day and finds it difficult to garden and play his guitar.

Read more here.