It can be shocking to hear of someone who has been stricken by dementia. The taking of a mind, often at a prime time of life, is truly a tragedy. Some of us get brief scares when memory fails or we do something "absent-mindedly". Such lapses are common and don't usually mean that dementia is looming. But they can give pause.
This week Lou takes a break from his usual irony to act out a scene of "pause". He gets back on track though with a little "nonsense".