Yesterday, My Sweetie started singing 'Just Enough For The City'....the Stevie Wonder song (Hi Skittles!). Now that song is drilling a hole through my brain. Over and over, the tune is filtering its way throughout my head. Even as I sit peacefully sipping my tea, I hear it. Annoying little ear worm.
It's funny how some ear worms occur....and some mind worms (new term). Sometimes it might be a song that floats in out-of-the-blue. Maybe it was triggered by some event. But, when an ear worm strikes, then look out! It will probably stay around longer than you hope. Burrowing its way deep into your consciousness. Hence, 'Just Enough for the City'.....rolling around over and over again in my brain.
Sometimes, I get 'computer-coding-after-effect' worm . It's sort of like an ear worm, but a little different. Like last night, for example. I was working on some HTML for a website. I had been working on making the site have a fresher look, and had spent a few hours. When I got to bed, and I started to shut my eyes, I had HTML code racing across my eyelids. I'd open my eyes for a bit, but as soon as I'd close them, I'd see HTML again.
Then there's always the 'where-is-my-fillintheblank' worm. This usually strikes just about the time that your head hits the pillow and you start to drift off to sleep. You start to think about something that you've misplaced for example. Like my iPod. You can't recall the last time that you've seen the item, and now you get to thinking about it's present location. Did someone steal it? Did I leave it somewhere? Is it in the garbage? After you've extinguished the million and one possibilities, you get up and decide to start searching for the thing. Gosh knows, that you won't be satisfied until you've found it.
Anyway, all of these little niggly wigglies should take note, and quit messing with my head. It interrupts with the few human beings who try to mess with my head.