You may think that claiming that I can stand erect and walk on two feet is setting the bar kind of low. That’s obviously not my only talent. I assure you, I’m not a one-trick pony. I also have opposable thumbs and reasonably good diction.
Now that we’ve established that I can walk and talk, and I have fine motor skills, let’s look at higher cognitive functions. Okay, you in the back, I saw your eyelids drooping. Don’t worry. This should be slightly more interesting than a lecture on Trust Accounting and the Internal Revenue Code.
I read a great blog yesterday about right and left brain thinking. I have no data to back it up, but I believe that menopause causes part of your brain to melt. Either I have become more self aware since menopause, and accepted that my left brain has always ruled, or my right brain died a terrible death a few years ago and I didn’t notice. Maybe a little of column A, and a little of column B.
I admit that I was a logic snob for most of my life. If I ran out of hand cream, I would reason that face moisturizer had many of the same ingredients and would help with the dry skin on my hands. Yesterday I awoke to find a reminder stuck to my refrigerator door. Note to self: buy hand cream tomorrow so I won’t have to use lube again.
I would call that abstract thinking. Who cares what’s in it. After all, you put it on your hands…and stuff.
The fact that I gave up a good paying job to write full time proves that I am learning to accept my creative side.
Dammit! I forgot to buy hand cream.