Are you feeling it too?
Some of us are at that age where losing our glasses and forgetting what we went downstairs for seem to be the norm, rather than the exception. It happened to me again this week. There is a TV commercial with a very well-known actor that’s getting a lot of air time right now. I knew who he was. I’ve even seen quite a few of his movies, but every time the commercial came on, I silently played the “what is that guy’s name game”. Oh, it was in there, but it sure wasn’t coming out anytime soon. Hubs finally saw the commercial last night and immediately looked over at me and said “Isn’t that Samuel L. Jackson?” Bingo!
Why couldn’t I pull that name from the recesses in my gray matter? Just a few years ago, hubs and I would laugh about lapses like this. These days, it doesn’t always seem so funny. Especially if you are the one who can’t seem to remember anyone’s name.
How timely, then, that I came across an excellent and very relevant article from Next Avenue on the miracle that is our brain and how to keep it young, healthy and functioning for a long time.
It’s well worth the read. How You Can Make Your Brain Smarter Every Day
See you on the road! Please don’t take it personally if I don’t remember your name.