This blog by Lew Bornmann is an excellent summary about very interesting events in 2017. I very much like to reblog it!
It seems to me….
“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke.
Another year – 2017 – has now passed. When young, New Year’s was an excuse to party but with the passing of many years, it is met more with regret as the accelerating passage of time and fleeting years only serve as a reminder of how quickly the sands of time are passing through that hourglass. This observation is not met with melancholy but with a degree of fatalism and increasing awareness of what lies ahead.
Most years are characterized by very mixed sentiments but following eight years of political light, optimism, and hope; inauguration of a new U.S. president apparently determined to lead us down an erroneous path casts a deep shadow of despondency concerning our nation’s future.
There isn’t any one year…
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