Sunday, March 30, 2014

Intelligence Unguent

Over the decades, from time to time, I have woken up at night with a strong sense of having forgotten to do something. I may have forgotten to take my pills, for instance, and I might sit up and turn on the light to write myself a reminder. More than once I have sat there, Pentel P205 mechanical pencil in hand, wholeheartedly resolved to write this crucial note, but utterly unable to formulate the words, until it finally dawns on me that I don’t actually take any pills. Even once I’m quite awake, it’s hard to convince myself that no pills have gone untaken.

This happened recently and I did succeed in writing myself a note, which, in the morning, proved to say this: 

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