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~ Don’t You Remember ~

Don’t You Remember… I hate these words. I hate these words with a passion. I don’t remember!

Maybe I’m at the age where my memory is failing me. Or is it?

Through conversations with friends and family, reliving crazy adventures and antics, I often hear, Don’t you remember?

The short answer is no.

No I don’t remember it. Not because I don’t want too or because it wasn’t an important part of my life at the time, but because it’s not important now.

While I enjoy reminiscing and even hearing other’s tales and perceptions of what we all did, I just don’t cherish those memories the same.

It’s not that I don’t remember them ever, I just don’t remember them at the moment or by a simple word or clue…

Given more details and reminders these memories come flooding back like it was yesterday, but these memories are not the ones I cherish and hold close to my heart like the ones I have created since.

While I remember getting stuck in 4 feet of mud while out at 3 am while I was in my early 20’s, no I don’t remember what all we did that night or even why we were out driving through the swamps and quite frankly I barely remember who all was there.

But I do remember the first thought I had when I held my first born. While that thought lasted literal seconds, I remember it as if it was yesterday and I’ll never forget it.

So while I don’t always remember what others remember about me, I’ll never forget some other things.

I don’t believe this to be a bad thing. I believe this is my soul keeping the important aspects of my life in check and the others archived in my brain.

So while I don’t remember, it doesn’t mean I won’t or can’t remember! I just have better memories to cherish and keep at the forefront..

That’s life.. And it’s okay!


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3 thoughts on “Don’t You Remember #BehindTheBlogger

  • September 29, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    My “don’t you remembers” tend to be of fond times. Like you, I live in the present.

  • June 21, 2017 at 9:10 am

    This is my downfall – I remember EVERYTHING. Every rotten thing that I’d cut off both legs to be able to forget. Without going into lurid details, I think I’d willingly submit to a lobotomy if it would erase the memories that keep me up all night.

  • May 24, 2017 at 6:01 am

    We are very much alike in that way and it happens to me all the time. When someone say that to me I rarely ever really remember what they are talking about.


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