14,000 Days Old

Today I turned 14,000 days old.

An interesting milestone esp. because it challenges the way we normally think about time.

We think about time as we look at our lives, our movements, compared to the movements of the universe.

A day is one turn of the earth. A year a trip around the sun. And then from there, we add up or breakdown A century is 100 spins, a millennium 1000. An era tracks a certain phase of geologic or biologic change an eon tracks a series of changes that make a larger arc.

We divide our lives and history, slicing for this ingredient or the next.

The real curiosity is why we slice as we do and are we really slicing what matters and noticing what ingredients are missing for us, so we can learn what to look for in the slice to come


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