If you are like me, you are probably wondering what happened to 2011. Seems like yesterday it was January 1, 2011. We’ve all heard the old adage, ‘seems like time flies by faster the older you get.’ I’m sure if that is correct or not, but for me, seems like it does or maybe it’s all in my mind. Last I heard there are still 24 hours in a day, each and every day of the week, month, and year. So why is it, time seems to fly by. I have a couple theories:
1. Lifestyle…its pretty obvious that our lifestyle today is different today than say 20 or even 10 years ago. No doubt, we are on the go more and busier than ever.
2. Technology…of course the most obvious thing to come to mind is the computer. But, that in itself is not it a reason. What about email, automobiles, cell phones, overnight express, faxes, television, CD’s, DVD’s, MP3’s, POD’s, YouTube and now Blogs (what’s a blog?) Oh boy, all this technology is taking a lot of our time.
3. Medical…yes, medical treatment has gotten so much better and for that, we can be thankful, but stop and think about our time built around the medical visits! Can you remember when the doctor used to come to us, and dispensed the medicine in paper pouches?
I guess I could go on and on. As the 2011 comes to an end, I am not considering making a New Years resolutions. I’ve always thought I’d either forget them or heck, just never live up to them. But, I am really going to try to make better use of my time in 2012. Family time better spent with wife and children and better time with the grandkids, and maybe even work in a little time for myself. Of course, giving back some time to the community and hopefully bestow some of this mature mind onto the minds of our younger generations. I’d like to awake each day with a purpose and by the end of day hopefully reflect that I really accomplished something that day. For sure, time waits for no man or woman. I hope your time in 2012 is Happy and Healthy.