As that guy who played Ferris Bueller said in one of his movies, “Life moves by pretty fast.”
A fellow blogger pal recently posted about the same thing, and in her articulate reflection, she paraphrased something she heard Keith Urban say on the radio:
…this is when Keith Urban blew my mind. He said that when we’re 10-years-old, one year is one tenth of our lives–and that’s a lot. Then, when we’re 20-years-old, one year is half that, and at 30 years, even less of our lives. So it stands to reason that years feel faster. ‘It’s relative,’ he said.
So when I stumbled happened upon this chart, displaying the exponentially growing number of Crayola’s crayon colors, I was taken aback. How can there be so many colors now?
When I was a kid, I remember being amazed there were sixty-four colors.
It’s true that as adults, we make things more complicated for ourselves. Should it be that way with the simplicity that is colored wax?
Then I stumbled happened upon this graphic representing the last decade. It kind of gave me hope in the sense that the more things change, the more they stay the same. So I was cheered up again.
Then I stumbled happened across this:
In the words of one of those characters in those kids’ cartoons and books about Eeyore, “Oh bother…”