Behind The Blogger
~ 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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