Jun 292016
 

There’s a thousand things I want to do ….. http://dtm.inlandsailing.co.za/projects/ and only 24 hours in the day with limited $$.

I am almost a hundred years old; waiting for the end, and thinking about the beginning.
There are things I need to tell you, but would you listen if I told you how quickly time passes?
I know you are unable to imagine this.
Nevertheless, I can tell you that you will awake someday to find that your life has rushed by at a speed at once impossible and cruel. The most intense moments will seem to have occurred only yesterday and nothing will have erased the pain and pleasure, the impossible intensity of love and its dog-leaping happiness, the bleak blackness of passions unrequited, or unexpressed, or unresolved.” ― Meg Rosoff, What I Was
While we are postponing, life speeds by” – Seneca
The balance between sitting in hell every weekday and gently guiding the yacht over a westerly swell……..
The balance between sitting in hell every weekday and feeling the warm winter sun on your face as you sip your morning coffee……
The balance between sitting in hell every weekday and aimlessly wandering in nthe mountain wilderness……
The balance between sitting in hell every weekday and riding your bicycle down a steep gravel mountain pass…….
The balance between sitting in hell every weekday and shaping a living space from scratch…….
All of these things need to be kept “front-of-mind”, indelibly carved into one’s brain lest they are forgotten, neglected, left too late.

For now, priorities. Perhaps one day the van conversion, the wilderness motorcycle touring, the …..

 

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