Saturday, May 8, 2010

Information Overload

There are people gifted with the capacity to remember, file and process vast amounts of information, names, faces, facts etc.  Unfortunately, I'm not blessed in that way.  Sad, but true.  I suffer information overload.

Not long ago, I noticed someone at our bus stop waiting area at the Jerusalem central bus station.  She definitely looked familiar and she glanced at me in a way that told me that I, too, looked familiar.  She didn't take the bus to Shiloh, but I know people from all over.  Well, I sort of know them if only I could remember their names or how we met.  We didn't really talk to each other.  I noticed her another few times.  I've been thinking about her, since it really bothers me.

I finally remember who she is and how we met but not her name.  So, next time I see her, I can talk to her and tell her that I remember her from...

2 comments:

Minnesota Mamaleh said...

i get that way, too. they say you lose 30% of brain-stuff when pregnant. don't you wonder how much actually comes back?!

i bet you'll make her day when you connect though! and you never know, a friendship might be born! :)

Batya said...

minne ma, I doubt if pregnancy is that bad. But stress is for sure.

Yes, I can't wait to see her again and tell her that I've finally figured out who she is, not her name, but...