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|Monday, 9 July 2001||May 2001 June 2001 Object-id Cartrain Compiler Push August 2001 September 2001|
Breakfast is over.
I slip on a shirt and pick a tie.
And damn, suddenly I can't remember how to knot a tie! This is bizarre. For years my fingers know the way, tie the knot blindly. It was an unconscious capability that degrades at this early morning hour to a conscious incapability!
And no matter how hard I try... I can't remember. Grr. I try and fumble around a bit, but my fingers refuse to do their job. This tie won't be a success. Try again, and again, and again.
In desperation I consult my own story of the 7th May. That's where I've included a link to a how-to-knot-a-tie-instruction.
So, what misery to access the internet via my own web site. I feel like a outdated cache, accessing the database layer for fresh information. And I don't even need fresh information. It's an old knot I'm looking for!
I try the
Every morning, day after day, I struggle with the knot. The old knot refuses to return. Why does the memory of my fingers fail on me? Why is it so difficult to find something in memory when you are looking for it so hard? The only thing tied up here is my own memory, grr.
Friday I don't have ties on my mind.
Without thinking about it I knot a tie and look, I only have a short piece left over!
Quickly I investigate the knot.
|1. An easy start.||2. Long crosses short.||3. Behind everything.||4. Circle the side of the long end, behind everything again.||5. In front of everything.
This piece will be the front of the knot later.
|6. Circle the other side, get to the front from inside.
Below the front of step 5 and ready
|This conscious capability does look quite complex, a kind of highway junction. It's no wonder that my fingers had a hard time.|
· August 2001
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