Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Holidays Over!

The last blog was made before Christmas and here we are into the new year of 2011.

This again puts a whole lot of stuff into perspective. Time does not wait, and as we or as I get older it definitely does not stand still.

I do know the more I approach another milestone which will come mid year for me I definitely will try to live my life in a way that appreciates more and more what I have in the present.

I'll do what needs to be done but by the same token focus more on living a better life, and hopefully helping others do as well.

I think enjoying the company of others -- friends and family, even strangers we may encounter at the supermarket, drugstore, or anywhere that brings people together.

I know when I was years younger I felt I had all the time in the world. Lately, I feel that less and less as I go through my ordinary days. It doesn't necessarily mean I want to travel a lot although that is in the mix, but I think more toward learning, understanding, and grasping even just a little of the mysteries that surround us all.

Just this week there were two reports of birds and fish dying for unknown reasons ... and we're talking into the thousands.

That's scary. Reasons were given yet it has me wondering why in this year, and why hasn't this happened before that it would make the news. Re the birds, fireworks? Hail? Some sort of sickness? Why now?

I don't mean to be a doomsayer but hello...are these signs?

Earthquakes, floods, mudslides, snow falling in Phoenix, Arizona....

Okay, so in the back of my mind 2012 does come into play. There are literally hundreds of books on this subject, one of which I do have and will closely read as the days pass by.

Meantime, I'm appreciating every day I have here and again hope to make the year 2011 a good one for not only myself but also for those I touch in terms of connections.

Okay, let me go get my tax folders and get ready for the tax man!