"We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone."
- William Shakespeare
I would add--time bids change and the past be gone. Shakespeare would have been more on point if he added those few words. Time charges forward relentlessly tucking the present neatly in the past. Nevertheless, our past shapes us and our experiences make us wiser. We learn, do and become something different day after day. Oftentimes we don't realize how fast our past is whizzing by until we finally reflect and remember. Moments that should have been treasured are now victims of time obscured by our memory.
So much has changed since this blog began 9 years ago. Who knows what the next 9 years will bring.