Thursday, June 19, 2008

MENTAL DEXTERITY

Do you do puzzles? It is a fact that puzzles help keep your mind young and believe me, I need all the help I can get. I do these puzzles online saving paper and countless erasers!

Each day I do:


and a bunch of these:
How do you keep your mind fit? Really, I want to know.

Later,
Janet

14 comments:

  1. Actually, I was thinking this very thing the other day. Don't ask me when. Cause I don't remember! Really, I'm 51 and at-you-know-what age, so I'm forgetful. But I blame it on the you-know-what that men-don't-like-you-to-talk-about. Being female, you know what I mean. At least I think you're female. Normally, I just say what I think and blame it on that. Don't really know if there is an actual correlation. But it's my excuse for everything now!
    Brenda

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  2. I try to do the daily sudoku puzzle in our local newspaper along with two cryptoquips...word scrambles. Sometimes they make me crazy, but I try to plug along...sometimes successful, sometimes not.

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  3. I do any puzzles that I can salvage. My mother lives with us, and she is a keen doer of all puzzles.

    I get the remnants. :-)

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  4. hi! i do sudoku and x-word puzzles everyday! with coffee. without my puzzles i'm irregular! i do them to keep sharp, (no comment, janet!!) and to keep calm. and i have them in my car for sitting on the freeway or when early to an appt. jkj

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  5. Alas, my mind is as flabby as my thighs!

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  6. Several of my friends have recently noted that one of the reasons they like to knit or crochet is because it's something that keeps the mind busy. I just do it because it gives me something to do, but they seem to think that if one keeps trying new and different patterns (as opposed to constantly knitting/crocheting from the same pattern just with different yarns) that it gives the mind a good workout.

    In my case, I get a workout trying to figure out why, when I've followed the directions exactly, and started a row with the proper number of stitches, I can end up one one more or one less stitch at the end of a row.

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  7. Hi Janet :)

    Keep my mind fit??? I blog LOL

    Thank you for reminding me that the house doesn't have feelings, but you know how that is... ;)

    Don't you dare move to Ohio unless you plan on buying a different house of course LOL

    I love your mom's cross stitch, it's amazing that she still does it!

    Have a great night, er morning... it's late!
    rue :)

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  8. I actually love to play "Brain Age" on my 13-year old's Nintendo DS. -Julia :-)

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  9. Fit mind ???? What is that ??????? Clarice

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  10. I do the crossword every day and I am sad to say I often fail at completeing it! Ack!
    Sometimes I play certain online games at night...brain type games.
    Still, my old brain is still fuzzy at times. Still I keep plugging along!!!
    Love,
    Sue

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  11. I adore sudoku! When my husband was studying for the LSAT's, years ago, I loved to do the logic questions. He thought I was nuts.
    xoxo,
    Mary

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  12. No wonder you were able to use the good vocabulary words from a couple posts earlier!

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  13. My husband is *addicted* to the crossword puzzles in the 2 papers he gets daily. I don't care for them, but he's always asking me for my ideas on answers. ,-)))

    I say I keep my mind sharp... with my numerous email mail boxes. Remember them and their passwords. ,-) {That's my story and I'm sticking to it! -grin-}

    Mari-Nanci
    Smilnsigh

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  14. I dont do many puzzles, I read and keep busy. There are always problems to solve and I hope that will keep me sharp. I just try to stay busy and involved in life.

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Janet