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Tempus certainly does fugit

How did this year's senior class become seniors so quickly? With every e-mail from a soon-to-be 2012 graduate, I am reminded that time is sliding away at what seems to be an ever-increasing clip.


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Dec. 1st, 2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
At the speed of light
You are in my head BIG time with these posts. This morning, I awoke to the mental image of me holding on to the back rail of a freight train, legs flailing out behind me, parallel to the ground, as I hang on for dear life.

That's how fast time is moving these days. December - are you kidding me? Where the hell did October and November go?!
Dec. 1st, 2010 05:48 pm (UTC)
Re: At the speed of light
I think those months went by with your UB program and your buying a duplex. Just guessing.
Dec. 1st, 2010 02:08 pm (UTC)
I have always pondered why time passes faster, the older you get and do have an explanation. When we're 10 years old, each month is 1/144 of our life and seems to be a long time. When we're 50, each month is only ~1/600 of our life which is a lot smaller fraction and makes it seem to go faster. I know the days fly by. Hell, my son was in my lap and now he's 22 and getting ready to graduate from college. He's looking at grad schools and has left me with most of the scut work for his applications. I wonder why I never had a secretary when I was applying to grad schools.
Dec. 1st, 2010 05:49 pm (UTC)
Jeff, you've done such a good job chronicling your son's life that I, too, wonder how he got to this point so fast. Seems he was just in high school!
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