Just As I Thought

Another boring post about the weather

You know, I’ve been here in California for — gulp — more than a year now; and wouldn’t you have thought that I’d exhausted the comments about weather by now?
But here’s what occurred to me this evening: now that fall has come around, the sun is setting early enough that darkness falls shortly after 7pm. During the summer, it was sunny well after 9pm, so this change is drastic and kind of crept up on me. But what is most interesting is that 8pm on September 25 feels like 11pm on July 25. It is 81° outside, even warmer in the house. 
My favorite season back home was always the fall, when the temps fell enough to wear a sweater — but not enough to wear a coat. Here, the mornings are chilly and the rest of the day is hot. I’m dressing in layers now.
I’ve been here for 16 months now. It doesn’t feel like that long, and it is really stunning how quickly time goes by. This is also scary, because I tend to look ahead about a year, planning financially since I am living on my savings at the moment. If a year goes by this fast, it means that my cash will disappear equally quickly! 
Anyone have some kind of special power to slow down time? Or is my perception of time just sped up as I get older?


  • “Since there exist in this four dimensional structure, time no longer any sections which represent “now” objectively, the concepts of happening and becoming are indeed not completely suspended, but yet complicated. It appears therefore more natural to think of physical reality as a four dimensional existence, instead of, as hitherto, the evolution of a three dimensional existence.”

    I’m not real good at this but what Einstein says is basically that time doesn’t exist. There is no future and there is no past so there can’t be a ‘now’ because all time is one. Slowly but surely Einstein’s theories have been proven correct one by one. And while its accurate to say not all of them have been proven correct, so far none of them have been proven incorrect. And because Einstein is…Well…So much smarter than all of us. I think we should all just take his word for it.

    Therefore don’t worry about it, you have plenty of…Time

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