At church I'm part of a "witness committee" that has done several things in the last few months, including a new system of welcoming first time guests to the church.
Rationally I get why I should be open to being recognized as a new guest -- older people don't seem to remember younger people's faces, even though I've been attending the church for two and a half years.
But today a woman WHO IS ON THE COMMITTEE WITH ME introduced herself and acted like we'd never met.
In her defense (?) she has been to ONE meeting of the half a dozen we've had. But we've emailed several times recently about a new program we're working on, and even though I'd only seen her that one time I knew EXACTLY who she was.
I was probably a little rude, reminding her of our shared committee work. But I did joke about how I had my hair brushed, which always makes me look different (straight hair with makeup vs. messy bun without makeup). I felt a little guilty about it when I was reliving it with Shawn, who was standing next to me the whole time -- and she hadn't met him before, so there was that.
Somehow I don't think she'll forget me again, but I guess we'll see.