What is your earliest memory of a story where something or somebody changed?
From their earliest memories he had been the same: changed perhaps, but never older.
If I read it now is there any chance you can access my earlier memories of the field?
In fact the old dog was one of his earliest memories.
Not being able to see very well playing sport is also an early memory.
His earliest memories, he once said, were of light and death.
God knows, it's one of the earliest memories I have.
One of my earliest memories is when I was 6 or 7.
And if you can't find it, start going through your earlier memories.
However, certain life events do result in clearer and earlier memories.