The words and images that follow are from a photo essay that appeared on the PopChassid Photography blog. Both text and images speak frankly, even startlingly, to the issues of aging and time. I think most people imagine that the world will never change.  We see old people and imagine they were always old.  We […]

Read More Time is Not Forever

Human beings are preoccupied with time. We measure it down to the thousandths of a second. We measure our lives in time. Einstein proved its pace is relative to what we’re doing. There’s the time that’s already gone by and the time yet to come. In between is the present, which lasts a moment, and […]

Read More Time in Art

Here is a poem by E.B. White in which he frames the profound difference between the mysteries of youth and the virtually impossible cross currents that old folks must swim through. Namely, we who are gaining in age are in some way neither here nor there, he says (“the going and not going”), a state […]

Read More Youth and Age

“How did it get late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time had flown. How did it get so late so soon?” — Dr. Seuss “Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.” — Thomas Hardy Time is a current that […]

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