I had hoped to go to bed early last night for a good night’s rest but, as usual, I retired late. Since I am a light sleeper, I could hear Vladika Lazar getting out of his bed and walking to the bathroom. Suddenly there was a cry for help from him and I arose as quickly as I could to hobble and offer my help. It was a shock to see blood all over the kitchen and bathroom floors and the most dire thoughts raced through my mind. As it happened, he stumbled and injured a toe of the right foot [the one still suffering from the stroke] causing profuse bleeding. He has had to take blood thinning medication to prevent any blood clots, so it took a long time for the blood to stop running. Unfortunately I am not much of a paramedic or even an ordinary care giver, but eventually this was brought under control. By this time it was five o’clock in the morning and I fell into a heavy sleep. As you can surmise, I arose fairly late and the entire day seemed to have passed in a state of slow motion and drowsiness. This sad episode was mitigated by a pleasurable visit with kind people.