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Issues: Time is Broken

©2014 by Raymond Alexander Kukkee   [caption id="attachment_2975" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Time is Broken       photo © 2012 r.a.kukkee Time is Broken            photo © 2012 r.a.kukkee all rights reserved[/caption]  

Time is Broken, or  It's all about Time

Time is broken?   No,  this is not about the annual frenzy of setting clocks back to Standard Time from Daylight Saving time and vice versa—or is it?  There are enough people in North America already,  complaining and totally annoyed because time is broken, swearing at the foolishness of arbitrary fiddling with billions of clocks that should be left to tick happily.  acting like zombie corporate slaves in doing so. Clocks know what they're doing, don't they?  Here at IncomingBytes we're Canadian and refuse to comply with arbitrary commandeered authority. Why sure, we'll be different. Sixty seconds is still one minute, isn't it?  By the way, have you changed YOUR clocks? Getting back to reality. Dragging our heels, we changed our clocks  only because we like that extra hour of sleep, but we  bitched  complained about it too.  Loudly. Genuine Canuck complaining. It seems to me therein lies the only satisfaction in changing clocks and pretending that time is broken, other than the extra hour of sleep on this occasion, since it's 'fall-back' time.  The joy experienced in complaining when time is broken. Expressing one's self in genuine Canadian is essential.  Lowering the blood pressure, leaping into snowbanks and all that.  No matter. We think getting up with the sun is more natural. Try it.  Early in the summer, later in the fall, and even later in the winter. Maybe never.  Hibernate.  Isn't that logical?   Why be dictated to by corporate  tick-tocks, buzzers, timers and radio-clocks, digital or wind-up? Yes, it's all about time. It's about time.  Let's rebel. No more clock-changing. Think about it. Change is not in our  nature. Why change nature? Is time really broken? #     Is that Incoming I hear?    
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A-Z Challenge: T is for Time

© 2013 by Raymond Alexander Kukkee [caption id="attachment_1346" align="aligncenter" width="584"]                     Old Time 1   Simple, Old Time[/caption] T is for Time. Time spent wisely, time wasted foolishly, time wished for passionately. Each of us have an allotted time--the question we perpetually ask is, where does time go when it passes us by?  Where does time reside?   In old clocks? Heritage buildings,  old, dusty classrooms where the hands of the old clock moved at a  slow, painful pace?

Time is fluid

 Time may feel hard, difficult, gentle and healing,  painfully slow, or incredibly fast.  Above all, it is persistent. The clock is ticking.  The seconds march on, curiously, whether we use it productively or not.  It seems logical,  diligent and clever to use every minute wisely, doesn't it? What do you do with your hours, minutes and seconds?  What did everyone do for years on end  in ancient days?  Study the stars? This old clock works may give us an idea how dedicated some people were. Can you imagine how long it took to build this? [caption id="attachment_1351" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Vintage_Franz_Zajizek_Astronomical_Clock_machinery 2           Vintage Franz Zajizek Astronomical  Clock machinery[/caption] Are we astute enough to realize that every second, every minute, every hour counts?  How about you?  Is your internal clock broken or just pausing? Starting a boring job may seem daunting, it may "take forever".  Try it.  Sit and think about it for 8 hours instead.  Imagine that.  Eight hours from now, your dreary job can be done, completed, something to be proud of--or you may have completely wasted the same 8 hours thinking about it. Time passes regardless what you personally do with it. Better check your time out. I thought you might even want to take a precious minute and think about it. That's why T is for Time. Is that Incoming I hear? Photo credits: 1   author 2   Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0  +
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