apperceptions

Tiffany took a  deep breath. This was about words and she knew about words “Here is a story to believe,” she said. “Once we were blobs in the sea, and then fishes, and then lizards and rats and then monkeys, and hundreds of things in between. This hand was once a fin, this hand once had claws! In my human mouth I have the pointy teeeth wolf and the chiseled teeth of a rabbit and the grinding teeth of a cow! Our blood is as salty as the seas we used to live in! When we’re frightened the hair on our skin stands up just like it did when we had fur. We are history! Everything we’ve been on the to becoming us, we still are. Would you like to hear the rest of the story?”
Tell us, said the hiver.
“I’m made up of the memories of my parents and grandparents, all my ancestors. They’re in the way I look, in the colour of my hair. And I’m made up of everyone I’ve ever met who’s changed the way I think. So who is ‘me’?”
The piece that just told us that story, said the hiver. The piece that’s truly you.
—  A Hat Full of Sky, Terry Pratchett
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VLOMO 2012 - Day 1 - Good Morning from South Padre Island, Texas

Just a quick look at the storm heading our way. Should be over quickly and it brings much appreciated coolness to the normally hot and humid gulf coast. #vlomo #vlomo2012

Heeeey so it has a name

Apperceptive Prosopagnosia.

I have introduced myself to people an upward of 6 times in the past, i dont recognise people i have known for years and its really uncomfortable telling people i dont know who they are when iv been in contact with them online or in other ways.

I have always recognised people on their smell, voice and sometimes tattoos. And it has taken me literal months of constant contact to connect a face to a name.

But turns out today they have a name for it and it is this, im not dumb and im kinda relieved. 

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VLOMO2012 - Day 14 - RV Neighbors (by apperceptions)

You meet all kinds of people in an RV camp. This is Claus from Onterio training his cat Moca to climb a tree.

Note: I am trying out YouTube’s scheduled post feature by uploading this Tuesday for post on Wednesday at 4am GMT-0600. If this works ok, I’ll use it to keep up with VLOMO while off-line in Mexico.

anonymous asked:

Hey hey! My Mom has Apperceptive Prosopagnosia. She said its pretty scary for her sometimes too. She also said that sometimes she identify people by comparing them to a celebrity (sometimes just by hairstyle). I'm saying all this to say congrats on finding an answer and that you aren't alone!

yeah thats pretty much it! I can only name a small selection of celebrities but if they look like them i can make a connection easier :)

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VLOMO2012 - Day 12 - Morning Kitty (by apperceptions)

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VLOMO2012 - Day 11 - Boca Chica Beach (by apperceptions)

We went to the last beach in the south of Texas on Brazos Island.

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VLOMO2012 - Day 10 - Friday Night at Will & Jacks (by apperceptions)

We stopped by for a little dinner and music at our favorite place in Port Isabel. The guitar player sounded like Gordon Lightfoot.

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VLOMO2012 - Day 8 - Self Portrait (by apperceptions)