I am me. I try not to be anyone else. I am multifaceted. Which means I usually can get along with most people and adapt to most situations. I like many different things. Some things that seem diametrically opposed to one another. For example, my idea of camping is tents and cooking on a fire. My idea of vacations are nice hotels and great restraunts. And never should one ever look like the other. KOA campgrounds in rv's or fifth wheels with all sorts of hook ups and people in slots next to one another ruins both camping and vacationing.
Of Life, Of Death, Of Decay, Of Time
Sometime during gradeschool, I read a description of life that has always remained with me.
Life is simply the process of death. The ultimate purpose of life is to grow, decay, and die. Life itself is decay. From the moment of birth, we begin to die.
Children, in the rush to grow up so they can do what they want don't realize they are trying to rush and skip over the best part of life. The growth before the obvious decay sets in.
I wonder just how much of how I view the world was influenced by reading this when in grade school.
Maybe this is why I don't wear a watch. Even though I have a couple I like. I hate having to live by a clock. It is like it is measuring out my life for me. I prefer to enjoy it as it happens. I prefer to drift through time. Not through life. Do you get the difference?
Life is active. Life is something we make happen. The living of it, that is. But Time is something that happens to us. Something imposed upon us.
I have a different view of time and what is important. I wonder where I get that from. All the native american legends and folklore I read in primary school? Who knows.
I removed the Filk lyrics that were here. Even with the note that I didn't write it, it was written and performed for a sci-fi con, people keep emailing me thinking I wrote it and that it is about me. So to end the confusion, I've deleted it.
I am loyal, unique, and curious