I suffer from it. I intend to go, do, participate, and at the moment of action, I've forgotten. Well, I forget some of the times. Other times I use "OH NO! I forgot all about it!" to mask some other reason, usually some kind of misfit feeling that discourages from being around other people. No offense, strangers, but sometimes you just don't cut it, not even for this party-lovin' señorita.
As it turns out, I find that I'm not the only one who occasionally *wants* to do something but finds herself uninspired to go. Sometimes it's the heat. Sometimes it's the long drive. Sometimes it's the strangers (again, no offense). All the same, sometimes we all have an excuse to piss away a perfectly lovely afternoon watching TV or surfing the 'net instead of going on an adventure. For me, missing events like the New Mexico Wine Festival is usually the result of some such thinking, either by me or the people I'd most likely go with. Or sometimes I made plans. Sometimes I'm out of cash. Most of the time, I just "forget" that I wanted to go.
The 2009 NM Wine Festival proved to be one of those opportunities again this year. Unlike years past, however, I went
. I didn't go alone, either!
Fellow co-conspirators seen here.
The festival proved to be a great afternoon of friendship, laughter and the excitement of this being just like but not quite like every other day. I had a great time, and I posted some more about it here
I can't say that my Social Amnesia is cured forever, but I'm grateful for good friends, a sunny day and yummy wine.