By: Revanche

Ctrl+T: today’s substitute for short term memory

December 15, 2008

Blame it on the cold – my synapses are frozen. No less than five times this morning I’ve remembered and forgotten what I needed to call and ask my best friend, what I was just going to do a minute ago, what I need to write on my to-do today list, what notes to add to my reminder post-it. That’d be five times, each, my friends. *tsk*

I’m about to forget my own head, and it’s still attached to my body!

Hm, also blame it on being so busy this weekend that I essentially took it off from the mile-long list of chores and wrapping-up activities associated with changing just about everything in your life. I don’t mean to be dramatic, but trying to start over, alone, in a new place, and not having a home base to come back to is a whole new experience for me. And the weather backed up the traffic and transportation all morning so that I started the day running pretty late. 😛 I like rain but the first few days are always tough on transportation.

In good news: we might have a buyer for the truck! Cross your fingers with me that this will go through. That’s another thing to take care of, actually. I need to get an ETA on the title, am considering paying it off right now to hurry up the process but I will call the financing company first to find out what the best procedure will be. The lump sum wouldn’t clean out my expense fund, and if the buyer is serious about this and paying cash, it’ll be “paid back” right quick.

Also in good news: I have a nibble on the applications front. Kind of scary, but good, too.

Oh, and Ctrl+T? Every time I think of yet another thing to do, call, work on, etc., I open up another browser window and type it in. That way I’m forced to deal with each item before I can close the window. That doesn’t work well when I spastically Ctrl+W too quickly, though.

4 Responses to “Ctrl+T: today’s substitute for short term memory”

  1. I do that too. I also have a google sidebar open with Tasks listed on there. I type in everything that comes into my head there, and delete it as I review the list each time I look at it

  2. Sense says:

    hear you on the Ctrl+T, and good luck selling the truck, and getting favorable responses on your applications!

  3. Good luck with the truck (and the multitude of other things going on in your life right now!) You sound frazzled!

  4. Revanche says:

    FB: Uh oh .. another google widgety thing? I must explore!

    Sense: thanks!

    stackingpennies: Thanks, I kinda am. Getting through it, though. Retail therapy, anyone? 🙂

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