Senility or Alzheimer’s aren’t necessarily the only causes of memory loss. Lots of times it’s just data overload. Young folks have few memories, and they find them easy to access. Old people have been piling up a lifeful of memories of successes, failures, and regrets, for years.
It’s like going to your Grandmother’s house, and climbing up to the attic. There are lots of interesting things up there, but there are also things like dust and spider webs. It gets more and more overgrown, and less and less fun.
After a while, it just doesn’t seem worth the climb anymore.
Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story
Click on the title to enjoy(?) the Rolling Stones’ ‘Mother’s Little Helpers.’