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Have You Lost Your Mind? June 22, 2014

Posted by nrhatch in Happiness, Humor, People.
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“They tell me that you’ll lose your mind when you grow older.

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“What they don’t say is that you won’t miss it very much.”

~ Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989)

Aah . . . that’s better!

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1. Crowing Crone - June 22, 2014

This reminded me of a moment of exasperation, years ago, when I exclaimed “I am losing my mind” and a friend quietly responded “well, it wouldn’t be a big loss”. lol

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

Bwahaha! Sometimes the best things our friends can do for us is put things in perspective.

“There, there, Eeyore. It wasn’t much of a tail anyway.” ๐Ÿ˜Ž

2. granny1947 - June 22, 2014

Read the headline and thought you had found it…damn.

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

I’ll keep my eyes open for you, Kathy ~> where were you when you last had your wits about you?

Sometime before the move? Maybe you left it on the beach? ๐Ÿ˜Ž

3. Pix Under the Oaks - June 22, 2014

Ha! Enjoy your Sunday Nancy!!!

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

Thanks, Pix! You do the same.

4. Tammy - June 22, 2014

Smiles!

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

The nice thing about losing one’s mind ~ every day is a brand new start.

5. http://theenglishprofessoratlarge.com - June 22, 2014

Mind? Did I have a Mind?

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

I’m sure I left it around here somewhere.

6. Jill Weatherholt - June 22, 2014

Sometimes my mind turns up in the strangest places…like the glasses on the top of my head.

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

One of my favorite Bill Cosby routines is when he’s asking his teen-aged son about his day.

“Do you have any homework?”

“I dunno.”

“How’d you do in the game today?”

“I dunno.”

Frustrated, Cosby says, “Well, let me ask you this . . . was your head with you all day?” ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Anne Lene - June 23, 2014

I dunno ๐Ÿ˜‰

nrhatch - June 23, 2014

We learn from children ~> e.g., how much patience we have.

7. bluebee - June 22, 2014

Mmmm…I’m starting to miss mine a little, or am missing a little of mine.

nrhatch - June 22, 2014

If you NOTICE it’s gone, you’re probably still “with it.” When I handled incompetency hearings, the folks who were “far gone” had no idea that they’d gone around the bend.

8. jannatwrites - June 23, 2014

I’m not sure anyone who knows me would really notice if I completely lost my mind…

nrhatch - June 23, 2014

Yes! When we’re “unique” and “one of a kind,” there’s no frame of reference. We can be as bizarre as we please. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

9. diannegray - June 23, 2014

There are parts of my mind I’d just love to lose, Nancy! ๐Ÿ˜‰

nrhatch - June 23, 2014

Selective Amnesia!

diannegray - June 24, 2014

LOL! That’s it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

10. Anne Lene - June 23, 2014

Funny ๐Ÿ˜‰

nrhatch - June 23, 2014

Here’s to jettisoning the detritus and keeping the essential.


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