MENTAL NOTE

"Though we cannot make our sun stand still, yet we will make him run."
Blue, resist the urge to use facebook. You can do it. Good luck.
Cats and dogs can be friends. So can cowboys and indians. So can we.
Why try to be the best when there's no hierarchy in heaven?

Friday, September 5, 2014

With a Tick and a Tock

Wouldn't it be great if time didn't fly?
If it, you know, dropped those wings and enjoyed the blue sky
Like us, here, down below and just sat for a while
To watch, no need to rush when you smile,
No need to get it all over with or get it all done ─
Grab a chair, relax and join the fun?
Why does time need to fly when there's all this beauty to share?
Can't it just slow down a bit or doesn't it care?

Wouldn't it be great if time took a hike ─
"Get that rucksack* ready!" ─ or if it stole a bike?
What if time took a break and went on vacation,
Taking a sip on Bora Station, to hell with frustration?
"Hello, Time, what's going on... You're here too, eh?"
"Yeah, too much time on my hands, so why not enjoy the view, eh?"
We wish. Meanwhile, time keeps a-flying (unabashedly too)
Tick-tock here it comes... now, what you gonna do?

* 2:10
For ole times' sake...

What do you mean you don't know THIS song?

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137 comments:

  1. Throw away all your clocks and you have all the time in the world.
    I do know that song. Although thanks to all this talk of time, I now have Too Much Time on My Hands running through my head.

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    1. Well, it could be worse. It could've been THIS song. ;)

      Thanks for taking the time to stop by.

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  2. Now to make sure you 'get stuck' in the right moment *grin*

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  3. Great writing!!!


    Yes time does fly. So I have taken to not watching the clock or wearing a watch.

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    1. Sound advice. Unfortunately it doesn't work for me. As a teacher, I have this annoying internal clock that keeps reminding me of the exact time of day. Hey, how are you?

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  4. you should publish your poems in a book, Blue, minus your mishmash pictures of course :)

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    1. Yes, I completely agree with Dezzy. You are rather talented, Blue :)

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    2. Don't listen to him, Wendy! What does he know about talent? :p

      Hey Dazzzzling Dezzmeister.... how you found those speedos yet?

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    3. but seriouZly... your poetry could be a huge hit... especially for schools... since they have a joyful dynamics and whimsical character... they're perfect for Facebook quoting too :))))

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    4. Ah... Facebook again... You're a very sweet man, Dezzy, but I wouldn't even call my frivolous scribblings poetry. Of course that does not mean I'm not a fan of compliments ;) You were saying?

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    5. well, then print them on posters, coasters or post cards and sell your rhymes :)

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    6. I tell you what... You can sell each and every one of them and keep the money. (What money?) No, I'm not kidding. Maybe it could be a joint effort. You and me. What do you say?

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    7. Okay you two, argue between yourselves, and I'll keep the money.

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    8. Smart thinking, Wendy! While two dogs are fighting for a bone...

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    9. pfffttt if I had any entrepreneur spirit in me I'd be a millionaire already....

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    10. my parents were extremely passive people so I never had any role model from whom I'd pick up those things....

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    11. See.... we're almost brothers. Almost.

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    12. maybe we could pass as sisters in SISTERS' ACT III with Whoopie Goldberg?

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    13. Or sing WMCA... Then you can dress up as the indian and I will be the cowboy. No? What... you want to be the construction worker?

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    14. What's WMCA? :) Me was born when ABBA feel apart so I don't recall those pop oldies.... :)

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  5. I did go back and read the "whole" report. I always will read whatever u suggest because I value ur opinion.

    That number is staggering 11,000 yearly homicides in US. Is that crazy or what? I often said if I had the time I would go back and just "research" homicides even to the point of trying to go into prison and talk to some of these murderers out of interest of why did they take another life. It has always been something that I have wanted to study.

    Unfortunately, my free time is very limited and I do not get around to doing all that I want to do.

    Love hurts--

    Yes yes it does sometimes. But abuse should not be tolerated. I suppose I have been one of those advocates that does not watch abuse happen around me especially with the elderly, children and pets/animals. And, also, I am loving but a man knows if he dares lays a hand on me then it will not be pretty in the long run. I suppose I want them to be scared enough not to even try it. Most people comment including strangers u walk with a purpose. I don't know where this came from but I do walk with a purpose and people usually get up out of my way even though I say nothing. However, we both know that I am "hard but soft".

    The Professor and me we are doing just fine. I love that little fella.

    I am starting to prepare Gizmo aka JacksonBrown for his heartworm treatment. It could kill him if we don't keep him calm. I need to find someone whom lives alone who would watch him for 2 months. That is the time period that it takes to get through the heartworm treatment. The initial injection and 30 days for some worms to die off. And then the second and third injection which come back-to-back a month later and then he has to remain calm for 30 days while those worms die off. Today someone was talking to me about this procedure. He was telling me u have to keep him kenneled and very short walks. Scarlett's home has to much activity and is not very calm. I am just taking this day-by-day and sometimes moment-by-moment to do what is best for Gizmo aka JacksonBrown. First training so he kennels up on his own and just a few other things.

    I don't normally rush my time but I will be happy when September is over with getting the studio prepared for roommate is wearing me out especially when u work two jobs. U remember ur 80 hour weeks.

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    1. Heartworm treatment? Aw say it ain't so! Poor little fella. No, abuse should never be tolerated. Yes, I remember my 80 hours a week like it was yesterday. I'm now back to 50 a week, so I'm not complaining.

      Good to hear you're doing fine.

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    2. I nursed a dog through heartworm treatment. He spent quite a bit of time in a crate in a quiet room. I kept the other dogs away from him. I took him out in the yard by himself. When the other dogs were outside, I brought him out to sit on my lap. He just wanted to rest his chin on my chest and cuddle. I had to be very careful not to touch him near the injection site. It was very painful.

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    3. It was sad. My son found him. He was a mess--all beat up and covered with sores, full of fleas. He was a pit bull mix. My son thought he had been used for fighting and either escaped or was dumped. I was happy to baby him.

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    4. Used for fighting... The things that people are capable of. No wonder I sometimes need a drink. (Milk, of course.)

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  6. Tell time by the sun and then you can make up whatever time you want

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    1. um... okay. But it tends to rain a lot in my neck of the woods.

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  7. I'd only want time to stop passing if I was doing something I loved. There were many, many workdays that felt like they dragged enough as it was!

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    1. That makes perfect sense to me, Stephanie.

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  8. Time hates us all
    As it ticks away on the wall
    Laughing as we age
    And it turns another page
    A real fickle dick
    With each click
    But if things never changed one bit
    Things would be boring because of it

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    1. Time hates us all
      Wants to make us fall
      And call 911
      Cause that's so much fun
      I don't mind fo things to change a bit
      But when it ends it feels like um... spit

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    2. Time wants to just go for the kill
      Making all feel ill
      As that is all it does indeed
      Killing us off one by one at each feed

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    3. So true and how rude!
      Are we just some kind of interlude?

      Damn, Pat... I switched on my laptop and that column on the right started trembling like it was the end of the word. Stupid Blogger. Zoom in to 150% and everything get The Shakes.

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    4. lol watch out for that zoom
      It can bring about doom and gloom

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  9. Time should stop while I float on my back in the pool, and the sun shines. That would be fine.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Time is a rude sob, is what it is! Doesn't it know that you're floating in your pool?

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  10. I'm just glad I didn't get rick rolled

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    1. #Never gona give you up....# Sing along, Adam!

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  11. I have been thinking a lot about time today. My nephew's dad just passed away suddenly from a heart attack this morning. He was 25. Way too young to pass, and made me think about what I've been doing with my time. If I were to go suddenly, would my time here have been spent as best as it could. I do wish I could slow it so I can savor the little moments more.

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    1. 25... I'm sorry to hear that, Theresa. 25... Unbelievable.

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    2. yep, heart doesn't chose when to kill.... you can be alive one day and dead the next one... it happens even to athletes and people who live healthy lives.....

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    3. Like Patrick Swayze :( So many people I grew up with - famous and not-so-famous - are dead and gone, Dezz. I can't take it anymore.

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    4. yep, dead or battling cancer... it is just outrageous how many people have been diagnosed with it in recent years and even months....

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    5. Do you think one day - a horrible day - one of us will be waiting for a new post that is never to come?

      Aw now I need my milk.... But I did meet my deadline, as in 5 minutes ago. So tomorrow's gonna be a day off. Yes, sir!

      Smile!

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    6. As one who is battling a chronic illness, I've thought about the ones waiting for the post that will never come. However, those blog friends that will wait are my friends on my real Facebook account, so I am sure they would get these news as soon as my family and friends do.

      I've lost one good blogging friend since I started and have seen countless others go through many health battles. It just serves as a reminder that we are not invincible.

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    7. So... Dezz is battling a chronic illness.... I am battling a chronic illness ... and you too, Theresa? Say It Ain't So...

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    8. When it comes to me I know none of you would know if something would happen to me because I don't have a family who would leave a note at Facebook or here..... it is sad, but it is the way it is....

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    9. Blah to health woes
      But at least we still got out toes(hopefully)

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    10. Dezz.... Don't say that. I'm your family. Minor problem: I don't have facebook and I'll be dead and gone when you're still trying to figure out when I'm so pretty.

      Pat... Blah quite covers it
      And when I say "it", you know I mean "shit"
      Or "spit"
      Life's too short to stay angry too ;)
      But that's just me and some kangaroo shoe

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    11. lol yeah shit is the word
      But you can just flip it the bird
      And do what you can
      To keep on moving at your den

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    12. Flip that bird or spread the word
      Unless your tongue is furred
      That would be tough
      One finger is enough
      Why not flip a whole flock
      And say, "What's up, Doc?"

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    13. Flip them all
      Rip off a cartoon hall
      Eat a carrot too
      And turn orange from blue

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    14. Orange from blue I can do
      All I need is sniff sniff another shoe
      Flip them all at the same time
      Bury them with another rhyme
      Make them climb a cliff
      And be stupid like Biff
      Maybe a bit more manure
      Not quite the same as a pedicure

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  12. Thanks for putting that song in my head, you blue bastard!

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  13. There never seems to be enough time when you are doing something you like and time seems to pass more slowly when you are waiting for something or are bored.

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    1. That's why you should always do something that you like, for time is cruel: it may seem to go slower when you're not having fun, but you're getting older just the same.

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  14. Element of time
    Can’t be bought
    One that chimes
    On the very dot

    Once it is gone
    It’s forever lost
    Day one is born
    Even for a boss

    It flies unabated
    Can’t be held back
    Not to be wasted
    One not to slack

    Time on your side
    Manage it is easy
    But give it a slight
    It’ll just go crazy

    Hank

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    1. We are our own clock
      Can't maintain our ticking like boats in a dock
      Gone means it's gone forever
      Whether you're dumb or clever
      Rich or poor
      There's this door
      Walk through it.... and there'll be no encore.

      Hi Hank The One And Only Poetry Tank! Thanks for stopping by. I need to visit your humble palace real soon.

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  15. Time flies, but my mind flies even faster... sometimes.
    I think it would be nice to be able to switch it off and stay still for a day or two. We would do it by stopping the earth from going around the sun for a day or a week... or... no, I don't think we would agree on this one.

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    1. Hi Julia! How's life? I need to visit you too. Oh Lord, please give me 25 hours in a day. Is that asking too much? Stop the planet from going round the sun and we'll end up in space. How are you today?

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  16. I find that time actually balances out to a level flow, because while it often flies when engaged in fun or distracting activities, every hour spent at work is perceived as at least a year.

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    1. That means... you'll need another job. But that's easier said than done. Hey, how's life in your neck of the woods?

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    2. Life could be worse. I could be living in the woods! And I understand getting WiFi there is a pain in the neck. How are things with you now that deadlines are more relaxed?

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    3. The Ninja of Nottingham.... Well, don't you think it has a nice ring to it? But no wifi.... that would be the final straw. A person has to draw the line somewhere, right?

      I'm down to 50 hours a week. I just met another deadline. So I'm taking a day off. How's that for relaxed?

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  17. If I could stop time maybe I could sleep all I wanted...

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  18. Time seems to accelerate as we get older.
    Remember, when as a kid time seemed to drag on for ever.
    I got to wonder why and have come up with two reasons:

    1, A day to a 2 year old represents 1: 730 of his/her life.
    But a day for a 70 year old represents 1:25,550 of his/her life, which is nothing
    but comparison so it just goes so fast.

    2. We have more to occupy our minds and more to think about than a 2 year old.
    I think!!

    Time and time travel has always fascinated me.
    btw What's the time? . . . lol

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    1. Yep, it sure does, Eddie. I just read THIS article about it. As a kid I seemed to have all the time in the world, which is strange because I was always having a great time, so you'd expect time to fly by like superman going to a hot date. I suspect I think too. I'm not sure how that's a good thing. Let me think about it.

      It's time for a drink. Milk, of course. And a long nap. To think... subconsciously.

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    2. Hi Blue

      Interesting article, Blue.

      Hey! . . I've found a signature tune for you, "Mr Blue Sky!"

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjPqsDU0j2I

      Know it?

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    3. You bet I know it! I might've been, what, eight when I first heard it back in the seventies. Excellent choice.

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  19. So, Blue you are wondering about time
    haven't you realized that time is "NOW"
    enjoy this moment so sweet in its prime
    feel the kiss of life on you furrowed brow
    fill you heart & soul with lofty rhymes
    relax barefoot under a willow's bough
    listening to songs of a distant chime
    to smell a rose, in silence softly bow
    beauty so rare, messages sublime
    stars, sun and moon are here to wow
    taste the zestfulness of life, key lime
    can't you see blue time is indeed now

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    1. here is one just for you Blue: Rem Drive

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acVLXEFrxzs

      What if I ride, what if you walk?
      What if you rock around the clock?
      Tick-tock, tick-tock
      What if you did, what if you walk?
      What if you tried to get off, baby?

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    2. Good Morning Blue,

      Are you not checking your mail??? I left you a note my blue guy a while back. Try not to work too hard..hmm..I had an interesting dream last night..

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    3. So, Blue you are wondering about time
      haven't you realized that time is "NOW"
      enjoy this moment so sweet in its prime
      feel the kiss of life on you furrowed brow
      It's the one thing that makes me sad
      It's like I'm given a present I still wish I had
      Does that make sense to a woman so blue?
      Do you know I love now too?


      fill you heart & soul with lofty rhymes
      relax barefoot under a willow's bough
      listening to songs of a distant chime
      to smell a rose, in silence softly bow
      Elvis sang, Now I'm a willow and I can bend"
      I guess I know now what he meant, my friend
      When listening to song of a distant chime
      I realize I still have time


      beauty so rare, messages sublime
      stars, sun and moon are here to wow
      taste the zestfulness of life, key lime
      can't you see blue time is indeed now
      Oh I could see when I was blind
      Or nearly so, my health declined
      And now I try to take in every view
      But it's hard for a guy that's blue

      I love the here and now so much I don't want to let go
      Not when there's so much to experience at my show

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    4. I know you love the here and now
      so much to enjoy on the stage of life
      it's not over until you take that final bow
      enjoy the moments forget about strife

      You once were blind but, now can see
      You once were lost but, now are found
      singing songs about life in a new key
      opening your heart to wondrous sound

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    5. Thank you for that, Truedessa. Sometimes I think I'm always blind, whether my eyes and brain work in sync yes or no. We are so limited by our senses. I bet the universe can't be understood when we're that limited. It's like looking at the universe through a straw.

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    6. Well, the truth is we as humans only use a small part of our
      brains. Therefore, we limit our own capabilities. You need to
      expand your brain, it needs food for thought. What about
      the sixth sense? That is the one that really holds the answers
      as it opens the door to possibilities. The door to perception
      is a door worth exploring. The universe is so vast that I don't
      think we grasp the whole picture as there is so much more out there.

      Perhaps,one needs to tune their Chakras once the body is in tune we are able to see and communicate. Sometimes, at night I open the blind in my bedroom and stare into the vast heavens and I am awestruck as the stars dance in the sky. Did you ever do that blue? I mean really look at the heavens?

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  20. BLUE! I want to go NOW! Before the tick tock a ticking runs out! This cheered me up. You are becoming quite the poet, you are, you are! So, come on, lets just go..LETS JUST DO IT!
    PS: sorry I'm late, I got stuck in Welsh Wales :)

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    1. I know what you mean. Especially since NOW is all we've got. You got stuck in... Welsh Wales. Is that a fact?

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  21. Which, incidentally, is not a PATCH on Bora Bora!

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  22. Groaning at the last one. My youngest didn't know who Elvis or The Beatles were... and he probably has no clue about the Rolling Stones either, lol

    Tim's pretty fast. Seems to literally go faster too, as we get older.

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    1. WHAT! He didn't know Elvis or The Beatles? Or that Elvis invited them to his house? Oh... now I have to sit down, Rosey.

      I'm afraid time isn't on our side. It goes faster the older we get.

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  23. Time goes by so fast...except on a mother f*ckin treadmill and THAT is why life isn't fair. The end.

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    1. Hello, stranger. Always god to see a new... um... face. Plus I agree with what you're saying a hundred percent. The end.

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  24. Don't even get me started on the mercilessly swift wings of time! It's overwhelming sometimes, just how quickly it goes by. There have been so many times when I've just wanted to hold up my hands and beg for time to go by just a little more slowly--I just feel like it gets away from me so often!

    And then there are days when I'm glad that time keeps marching on, regardless of what we puny humans might want it to do. Knowing this helps me to better appreciate the time I have before me, so I can make the most of it.

    Confused yet? Me too. Time for a cookie.

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    1. Overwhelming.... so true. And I don't even have kids! I have cats. They used to be small and now they're so... you know... tall? (Don't laugh.)

      You're not puny. You're the one and only Candice! Now that we've got that setlled.... Where's my cookie? What, only one? There's always time for a second cookie.

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  25. Time, passing, dieing and all that crap. You know, I've been thinking it feels really sad when someone dies young but what do we know? Maybe that was in their contract or perhaps they were able to put more into a short space than oldies like me put into all our years. Often it feels as if i've wasted most of my life, just taking up space, up until I got old and suddenly I'm able to see what is truly valuable in life. It is such a pleasure to find humor in the mundane and to be able to make a fool of myself without cringing. When I look back I can't believe I didn't see that during my vain and silly years so wasted. Kinda like Davie Copperfield when he married, "the first mistaken impluse of an undiciplined heart." I always think of that as to why so many young people are unhappy and so many divorces. Time is the subject and I went right off the grid. You always have an interesting post, my friend. Adios

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    1. I prefer cap to time passing ;) Yep, may that was in their contract or they forgot to read the fine print. Maybe I focus too much on the fine print. It's such a mystery - life is, I mean. I can work in my garden for hours and completely get lost in the moment. I find taking care of plants and enjoying the sunshine so much more rewarding than reading a book about iPads. Wasting time... I know what you mean. I feel I've wasted too much time taking crap from people I don't like, like managers and politicians (what's the difference... I know). I wasn't born to be a drone. I want to help people who want my help, enjoy the time when I'm among friends and family, and go with the flow. I used to think I had to be in charge of the flow, but that was then, this is now. Hey, good to hear from you again. It doesn't happen very often that I get to listen to someone who knows more than I do and who has seen more than I have. I know, maybe that's because I spend too much time talking to plants and cats. You may have a point there. Silly years are important. Without them there's no contrast and no appreciation. Thank you stopping by. You know I really appreciate it. But tell me about "my" plant.... You know, the one that's really yours.

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    2. People who take the time to write me a letter get one back in return. :)

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    3. You know... you must be one of the kindest people I've met online. :)

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  26. Dear blue I try dont think so much like you because like Theresa many young people die in a minute.So sad

    I try tk live on live dear and have fun I try is not easy.But this is our life dear with all we live.
    Of course I love yours draws and always make me smile!
    Yes Jules look awesome and sure she is she make laugh sometimes.
    Bora Bora I hope to see you some day and still can swim lol

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    1. There she is! Gloria Dear, Gloria Dear.... where were you? How were those popsicles? I bet I would've loved them too. Blue popsicles but no vanilla ;) Did you know that Dezzzz loves vanilla?

      Good to hear I can make you smile. That's really important in my book of life. #Smile.... though your heart is aching.... smile even though it's breaking...# Do you know that song? I love it even if it makes me sad.

      Jules looks absolutely fabulous! Did you see her touch that spider?

      Bora Bora.... here comes Gloria! Well, if you're unable to swim, you can always enjoy th beach and our company.

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    2. I would love to go Bora Bora before Im unable to swim lol
      Haha@
      Well still.I can we begin the season swim in November and the pool is ready.
      Is amazing how the pools look all the year perfect when I was a child the pool in winter looked terrible!
      xo

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    3. Would you make me blueberry popsicles? We could call them Bora Bora Popsicles... Yes, please! Your own pool. You must be rich! I've got a bath tub to dive in and that is it! :(

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    4. Rich???haha ofcourse not.when we bought this house about 10 years ago (and still we are paying)
      The pool was here and we have to fix.
      Anyway the pool is ok now.
      And I love swim.
      And I made a dessert with wine red.
      Xo

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    5. Not? So you're not a princess? But.... The Cat tells me you're ten times as rich as he is. Was he lying, Gloria Dear? ;)

      A dessert with red wine... I love it!

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  27. Time can be relative...it doesn't need to keep a schedule.
    I mean besides us dumb humans who keeps time anyway?

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    1. We don't need to "keep" time. We are time, tick tock included. Al we need to do is look in the mirror. No need for a watch or calender girl to keep us informed. Time can be relative but always outside of us. There's no way 88 mph is gonna keep us young.

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    2. I'm kinda fond of my "calendar girl"...

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    3. Me too. I mean... I'm fond of my calendar girld, not yours of course. Um... You know.

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    4. now there's an idea, Blue, we need us a calendar! Start working on it and paint me for April as one of them French girls...

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  28. See, that's why I like camping. No clocks.

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    1. No clocks. But plenty of socks.
      Hi Lynda! So you're not interested in any of THESE? ;)

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    2. For some reason that link isn't working for me, but I can tell it is going to a page with expensive watches. If they have sparkles, then I may be slightly interested... because sparkles trumps all. ;)

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    3. It isn't? How odd.

      http://www.ealuxe.com/most-expensive-watches-world-2014/

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  29. Ugh, time. I can't believe it is now September and we in MIchigan are now rushing headlong to winter. I can't believe I'm not the young girl I used to be! 2040 sounds about right for when I'll have enough money and TIME to go on a trip to a place like Bora Bora. You and the misses don't mind if I join you, do you??

    It's good to 'see' you! I am still alive, believe it or not :)

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    1. SHE'S ALIVVVVVVVVVVVVE!
      She IS!!!!!

      Oh hi there, Kianwi. Don't you know I've missed you like since forever? What do you mean you're not the young girl you used to be. Close your eyes.... She's still there.

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  30. In one of my philosophy classes as an undergrad, we were introduced to the concept of tie being relative, a man-made concept. It was fascinating.

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    1. Time is relative but only when you look at it from the outside. But no matter what time-machine will ever be built, the clock inside us individuals will keep ticking the exact same way. Maybe a bit longer, mayble forever, for one day they will discover the reason why we age. They're well on their way. Too bad we won't live to see it. The people of the far away future will think of us the same way we think of the Middle Ages, when the average age was 25. Tick tock and then it's all gone.

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  31. There are times I wish would stand still. That perfect moment at the beach, cuddling with my hubby. Then, there are times I'd like it to hurry the hell up, like when I'm in pain with a migraine. But, even then, I can still find happiness - like when I come visit you, Mr. Blue.

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    1. Many times... many times... Too bad it's the one thing we can't control (yet). I'm jealous of all those people in the future who will be able to manipulate that clock ticking inside themselves. It must be tough to have to deal with those migraines. I can't even begin to imagine what that is like.

      We've known each other for years now. It's always good to hear from you, Elsie. You know that.

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    2. We have known each other for a few years, haven't we? It's funny, sometimes I forget just how long I've been blogging. You are one the few that followed me over from my other blog. I think you may have even been with me since my very first blog way back in 2010.

      I don't think I'd want to stop time to be honest. Too much temptation to have a do over and I don't think I'd change anything. We all have things happen for a reason and if I started changing stuff, I'd never learn. Hope that made sense ;)

      Yep, the migraines suck but it's been (wow, just calculated this) 30 years that I've had them, so, meh, what can you do? You know how health issues go.

      Hugs to you, Blue Man

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    3. Sense, it makes sense, but I'm someone who doesn't think we all have things happen for a reason. I don't believe we're that important. The way I see it... things just happen, is all. But they don't call me Blue because I'm orange, you know. Yes, we've known each other that long... ever since 2010. Thirty years of migraines... that must suck a ton, Elsie. Unbelievable they still have not invented that magical pill to get rid of them.

      Enjoy your evening and hugs to you too, Elsie.

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  32. I do wish I could stop time, whenever things were going well.

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    1. I know what you mean. But it's a trick I haven't mastered yet either.

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  33. if could stop time I could get so much more done. I probably wouldn't but I could if I had the time!!

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    1. The more time we have, the less we do. Which in my book isn't a bad thing. I call it How Not To Hurry. It's good for the heart, the mind and - if it really turns out to be different from the mind - the soul as well. Minor problem, Melynda... we don't know how to stop it. Time is like that child that refuses to listen. You shout, "Stop it!" and it just ignores you. How rude.

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  34. Hi Blue.....
    You certainly are a witty,talented,smart fellow....
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. Why, thank you Linda. You know I'm not entirely averse to compliments from people as smart as yourself ;) Did you say witty, talented and smart?

      Well, my day can't be ruined. That's for sure.

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  35. Every body's got to know that song.
    Well done post, Blue. I think there's a book in that poem.

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    1. Hi, Sandra. I like to think there's a book in everything... the things we see, read about, a goose sitting on my car (true story!)... All it requires is for us to close our eyes and feel the moment: what did we see, what did we read... is what we're looking at really that mundane? That kind of thing. I can look at my cat and write a book about their beauty, about the way they sometimes look at me. I could write a bout about my blogging friends. Minor problem: I'm not a writer. I'm a scribbler, is what I am.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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