You know the old
As you’ll see below, the clip is from The Odd Couple. The woman on the witness stand looks somewhat like Shirley from Lavern and Shirley, so I suppose that’s where I came up with that idea. But never the less, I assumed my memory was right. But I’m no bigger of
Thankfully we have the Internet and I could check the facts, but for other
Our brain is far from a machine and makes assumptions
And sometimes, memories become favorite stories and we aren’t even remembering what happened in the past, but instead recalling the last time we told the story. As we retell the story, the memory fades in favor of the storytelling.
Memoir and Memory
A memoir is a piece of writing that is about the writer’s experience, written through memory. A memoir is different from an autobiography in that a memoir covers just a portion or certain time periods of a person’s life, often around some theme.
Memoirs include true accounts while fiction is meant to be made up. Since a writer’s memory is not perfect, some people wonder how a memoir can be true. For most memories, except those that can be looked up one
But when I’m trying to write
As for the other memories that you and others don’t see eye to eye on, there will never be a way to prove who recalls the experience exactly the way it happened. We are all bound to our own perceptions and assumptions of the world around us. All we can do is tell the story we know with truth and honesty. Just don’t assume you’re always right. Except when that a duck was clearly a goose.