Tag: memory

Hewens Road, Hayes End by Alan Hunt via Geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Looking Back

I’ve done a lot of looking back over the last couple of weeks. I have been visiting with some of the members of my UK family, and I realized that when you are around extended family, they tell stories of things that happened in the past. They tell […]

Reflections on framed photographs on a wall

Keeping Things Straight

My memory has never been good, but now it is frequently awful. One of my most valuable techniques for overcoming the problem is to always put things away after I’ve used them. This is especially important for things like screwdrivers, scissors, tax files, and Tupperware lids. If things […]

Good Ideas

Sometimes I have just a smidgen of an idea of something I want to write about, then it goes away. Poof. Disappeared. I don’t know where it goes. Usually I have other stuff going on. Often it happens while I’m watching TV, or falling asleep, or reading. By the […]

Customer Inadequacy Cards

Store cards, sometimes called Customer Appreciation Cards or Loyalty Cards or Club Cards or Reward Zone Cards, are really just a device for identifying the degree to which the customer is inadequate. By the time I have chosen the store, the product, and the checkout line, I am […]