"I finished my memoir."
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"Of course there was sex and drugs when I was your age, but it was sex and drugs about ending the war."
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Inside One's Memory Bank
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"Just say Stamboat Bluffs Oktoberfest, 1953. He'll know who it is."
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"Darling, you remember all that mission oak on Central Park West."
"Were we gay?"
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"Hey, good buddy! How you doin'?"
"And here I am at two years of age. Remember? Mom? Pop? No? Or how about this one. My first day of school. Anyone?"
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"It's not difficult - you go 'Hi,' then 'Ho,' then the name of your horse."
"We'll always have couples therapy."
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"I don't want to remember her like this. I want to remember her for the mean thing she said in 1981."
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"Remember the good old days when all the economy needed was a little fine-tuning?"
'He'll never hurt anyone again."
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"Oh, that - that's the hard drive from my first marriage."
"I know I should Fuggedaboutit but I can't."
"Actually, there's kind of a cute story behind that divorce."
Rashomon of West 84th Street
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"I've forgotten what I want to be remembered for."
An elephant's memory: not always too reliable.
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"I recently recovered a crucial repressed memory. But then I forgot it."
"I'm not losing my memory. I'm living in the now."
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Fred Philpot, Born 1944.
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My First Camera
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Too cute for comfort.