Daily Archives: May 27, 2022

WELL, THANK GOODNESS FOR THAT.

A World Apart

Do you sometimes:

“Our brains don’t remember everything,
but maybe what they remember is enough.”
Judith Baxter, Blogger and friend.

Do you occasionally –

Forget the names of friends or even family members
Can’t remember where you put something
Go into a room and forget why you were going there
Spend time searching for your glasses or car keys?

Unfortunately, this happens to me and many of my friends. And if you answer yes then according to Professor Bruno Dubois, Director of the Institute of Memory and Alzheimer’s Disease (IMMA) at La Pitié-Salpêtrière – Paris Hospitals, then what you are suffering from is “Anosognosia” or temporary forgetfulness.

According to the Professor, it often happens to people 60 years and older who complain that they are losing their memory. “The information is always in the brain, it is the “processor” that is lacking.”

Furthermore, he says, “If anyone is aware of…

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Making noise

A World Apart

2 big noise events have taken up residence in my brain lately.

The first is about the noise that accompanied Canada’s derecho. The information below are excerpts from the CBC report.

What’s a derecho and why is it so destructive? The science behind this powerful storm

Canada’s last derecho was in 1999, but climate change is shifting conditions

An ominous wall of wind and rain

A derecho, pronounced deh-RAY-cho, is a long-lived, fast-moving thunderstorm that causes widespread wind damage. This particular storm system was fed by a heat dome over the eastern United States.

According to Sills, the system formed south of Chicago on Saturday morning, then crossed the border into the Windsor area, where it started to cause damage.

By the time it arrived in Kitchener, Sills said the thunderstorm was producing gusts of up to 132 km/h. 

Unlike the rotating winds in a hurricane or a tornado…

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