Tobacco Pipe.

imageJoe has been hallucinating quite severely today and he keeps saying things like, “Look over there!” and “Whoa! Watch out!!”

I have been trying to redirect his attention to other things but to no avail.  Finally I asked him what he was seeing, thinking that maybe we could have a conversation about

Joe: “You mean you don’t see that?”

Me: “Nope, sorry I really don’t…”

Joe: “You don’t see that pipe over there?”

Me: “Like a tobacco pipe?”

Joe laughed harder than he has laughed in weeks.

Joe: “Tobacco pipe?! Why the hell would they be holding a tobacco pipe?!”

Me: “Umm…”

Joe: “It’s a steel pipe. Good god, everybody knows that!”

What was i thinking?!