It must be known that my car is very, very clean right now. And, the oil has been changed.
I am not known for having a clean car. Quite the opposite. I have had a coworker take me aside and offer to help me clean my car, as if I didn’t know how. It’s one of those things that, while getting a supreme feeling of accomplishment for having done so, I can rarely muster up the motivation to give a car a good scrubbing. Nor do I have the presence of mind to do the maintenance cleaning of simply carrying things in when I get out.
So, I end up with strata after strata of Google Map printouts, empty graham cracker bags, empty oil containers, and, inexplicably, one of steakums‘ shoes.
But, the place up here where I get my oil changed does a free inside-and-out cleaning. So I’m lovin’ it. Maybe this time, he naively hopes, it will stay that way.
Yesterday, I listened to WNYC’s RadioLab podcast on Memory and Forgetting which has been buzzing in my brain since then. It is getting to be a regular thing where I come home excited and say to steakums, “So, I heard this really incredible stuff on RadioLab…” Dutifully, she listens attentively each time.
Since it’s much more entertaining to hear it on RadioLab, here’s the bullet points under the cut