Tag Archives: memory

If the Shoe Fits…

Today is our 43rd anniversary.  I gave my husband the usual sappy, sweet card, but when I opened the one he gave me, instead of the kind that makes me cry, I got one that made me roar with laughter. … Continue reading

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The Black Hole

When we were on our trip to Connecticut and Boston a couple of weeks ago, our expensive Nikon camera went missing. We had just arrived in Stratford and taken my mother-in-law to dinner at a little restaurant on Long Island … Continue reading

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“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time.  I think I’ve forgotten this before.”             —Steve Wright I’ve been working on the annotated picture album I mentioned a couple of posts … Continue reading

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Forgetfulness Drives Me Crazy

Lately, my forgetfulness is causing me anxiety.  For example, the other day I went to the Y for my yoga class and put my coat and pocketbook  (aka a purse for those of you under the age of sixty) in … Continue reading

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If This Is Age-related, We Won’t Outgrow It

My husband and I have disabilities I don’t like to talk about very often. I suffer from delayed memory, and he has a selective hearing affliction. Conversations in our house very often sound like this: Hubby: Did the kettle boil, … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Our Memory

The March 12 edition of Time magazine has an article on ten ideas that are changing our lives. One idea has to do with the amount of information we take in on any given day. According to the article, “Each … Continue reading

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The Curse of Automaticity

“Did you bring your medicine?” my husband asks. “Of course,” I say firmly.  He asks this question of me, not while we’re turning the corner in our own neighborhood, but after we’ve crossed the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and are halfway … Continue reading

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