A strange occurrence,
last night as I was
making a light snack as
I would do in our home.
I reside in an Independent
living facility while my wife
resides in the memory care
unit, one floor below me.
I heard my wife's voice,
saying," What are you up to?"
It sounded real, but she seldom
The emotional impact was instant.
I lost control, my eyes started
leaking. I write this several hours
after it happened and my eyes are
I do not like this feeling of
helplessness. The most difficult
activity I have ever dealt with.