Way to go, Steve Wariner!

I have a confession.  Once upon a time, many years ago I went through a country phase.  Don’t blame me, though, it was the early 90’s, the time of Garth Brooks – who personally brought a resurgence of country music.  Plus, I happen to come from two people who prefer Willie Nelson to anything the Beatles had to offer.  So, it’s in my genes and it was inevitable that I would catch it.  My time with country music was brief.  I stopped listening to it when I realized it made me feel older than my peers.

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Pavlov’s Associations

photo courtesy the web

photo courtesy the web

It’s kind of my life work to be remembered when I’m gone.  I told my niece that I want to be the photo bomb in her stash of Polaroid memories.  A little creepy?   Perhaps.  But being memorable takes a lot of work.  Sometimes you just don’t know when a Pavlov trigger is planted.  Sometimes you have little control over the associations that bring you to mind. Oh shucks.

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