(The Best Years in Life) My favorite line in one of my alltime favorite songs, "Angel from Montgomery" talks about the years flowing by when you get older "like water over a broken dam" - and lordy ain't it the truth! Seems to ee that 1980 was just a few year ago. Where, oh where, did the time go? Sigh . . .
In part that is because when you are 60 a year is but 1/60th of your life, whereas when you were 10 it was an entire tenth of your life and but 1/20th of your life when you were 20 and your life seemed to stretch out forever before you with so many adventures and experiences yet to come. But the key words there are not the relative ages, they are "adventures and experiences". Read More.