Do you ever have those days where you just can’t seem to turn your brain off. Or on. I meant on! See, like right there. It’s like something just isn’t connecting. You can’t form sentences. Your thoughts jump around from one thing to the next, no focus, you’re all over the place, look, a tree, everything is confusing and nothing makes sense. A person will talk straight at you, and you won’t have heard a word they’ve said. But you actually can’t even recall what was distracting you…you were just gone. Or how about when you’re driving and you actually go on auto-pilot. You’ll be driving and driving around town, thinking of random things. Making all of the turns and stops and signalling. And then for some reason, you ‘ wake up’. And you realize, that you have no recollection of driving! Where was I all that time? How did I manage to not flatten someone? Or myself for that matter. Punch TREE for 1000 points. Or the keys. Where are my keys? Where are my sunglesses? Where did they go? This is crazy! I JUST had them. Great. Now I have to re-trace my steps. Where are they…no..seriously…. I JUST had them. Did they evaporate? Man…honestly, I must be a lunatic…because HOW can I lose my sunglasses AND my keys at the same.!!!!!!!..Oh. They’re on my head. Keys..in my hand. Woah. Woah. Is that how you spell it? W –O- A- H? It looks weird. Same with the word ‘ Keys’. Hmmm…sometimes the spelling of words even looks wrong. Simple words. The other day, I was convinced that ‘IF’ was a strange word. What happens to us? Why are some days so clear and others like a cloudy haze. Some days we can convey what we want to say easily…other days it’s as though we have no grasp of language all together. What happens? Does a switch go off? Does something fizzle? Is it chemical? Who can we blame?
I know. Let’s blame the kids.