Missing Bits

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 09:08:31 CST 2007


Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> M H Stein wrote:
> 
>> the old Amdahl buildings.  I can visualize the people and systems but 
>> can't
>> remember the name.  Getting old sucks.
> 
> I bumped into one of my fiancee's best friends in the pub earlier (she 
> and a friend had stopped in for one of their rather good pizzas).  Went 
> to introduce her to my friend, and couldn't remember her name.  At all. 
>  Blank.  Hadn't even had a single sip of my beer at that point.
> 
> I carry my driving licence with me, in case anyone asks me my name.  I 
> have genuinely been asked my name, and just gone blank.  I cannot 
> remember names, sometimes not even my own.

I forget my own name all the time.  Or my phone number.  Or my address. 
  Sometimes I forget where I am.

> Worst of it is, I'm 33, not even old.  I'm hoping I get better as I get 
> older, or at least have more of an excuse...

I'm 29.  8-)

Peace...  Sridhar



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