unwarranted compliments and praise, it drives me nuts when adults whine about the passing of time.
"Where does the time go?"
"Summer went by so fast."
"It seems like just yesterday she was starting kindergarten."
People. A little tip. TIME NEVER SPEEDS UP! It is one of the very few constants of this world. It never slows down. It just...
So I try my very best to live in the moment. If I'm playing over Labor Day weekend at the cabin, I close my eyes and soak in the sun. Pray my dog doesn't puke on the other boaters. Listen to the Badger game and a medley of classic rock, rap and country blaring from all the boats at the beach. And then I look up,
blessed to see God's brilliant creation in the sky, along with all the other sun soakers, and order the camera into my hands by one of the gazillion teenagers oblivious to anything but each other and their music.
And who knows how long that will be? Maybe several decades, maybe a few years, or maybe just a few weeks or days. But I can tell you this - as long as I'm living, I'm not going to gripe about how fast time flies.
I just plan on soaring along with it.
Happy Birthday, Sweet Girl. Enjoy sixteen!