Wednesday, July 8, 2009

What Happened Monday

I forgot to tell on myself!

I went out Monday afternoon to help Sam put up plywood around the inside of his shop. He's putting it up to keep from snagging the insulation and eventually making a mess of the walls in his shop. I held two or three sheets while he screwed them in place. Since he'd been out most of the afternoon, he called it quits and I came on in the house, cleaned up and changed clothes. I looked at my watch. 5 o'clock and remembered the Friends of the Library meeting at 5:30. So I called Sam (aren't cell phones great?!) to let him know where I was going.

I ran by McDonald's for one of their large $1 diet Dr. Peppers. As I approached the library...there's not a single car. I pulled up and the lights are off inside. After checking my date calendar and my cell phone, I called the librarian. (Earlene and I have known each other since fifth grade. I consider her my best friend.)

At the last meeting, the president announced that she'd be out-of-town. Everyone voted to put the meeting off for a week since nothing was scheduled.

Okay. I had my DDP so it wasn't a dry run to town. BUT...did I sleep during that part of the meeting?

After I got home and Sam made it in the house, he looked at me quizically since I'd been gone only 30 minutes. I told him...and also mentioned that I didn't have a clue as to why I forgot. In a bit, he asked when the last meeting was. DUH...a month ago. Sam looked at me...WHAT DATE? When I told him, he smiled. I wasn't at that meeting. We had returned from Mt. View late that afternoon. HALLELUJAH! You can't forget something you don't know! Onset of Alzheimer's postponed for another 24 hours.

2 comments:

karenfae said...

always nice to know there is a reason for not remembering something that you feel you should have known! I have been in the habit of writing things down for years now or my mind plays tricks on me :)
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Shogun said...

Oh yeah, I have to write things down RIGHT AWAY or I will forget so many little things! If I ever lose my little planner I will be in trouble.