Anticipating babys ( a new great neice/nephew, and our first great grandchild)
Anticipating upcoming trips ( to Saskatchewan in March, to Ottawa in May, and the British Isles in Sept.)
Anticipating the next weigh in...oh dear!
While in the midst of writing my entry today I thought I would "google" the word anticipation.
Wikipedia says Anticipation or being enthusiastic, is an emotion involving pleasure (and sometimes anxiety) in considering some expected or longed-for good event, ...
"Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow we lose today." Seneca Roman philosopher, mid-1st century AD)
“True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” Seneca
Of course while searching one thing led to another and I happened upon the above quotes from the Roman Philosphopher Seneca. I continued to read his thoughts on other aspects of life and come to the conclusion he was a pretty wise man. (Not a startling discovery to some of you, but I like to draw my own conclusions; not just say it because someone before has said so.)
So...I guess I just got "told"...enjoy today !
Here's to a glorious sunrise and to having a good day, whatever comes my way!
http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?lyrics=2035 Ok, telle me the truth...are you humming thatsong now? Cause I am and I fear it may be runni...
So sorry for taking so long to post the winner. As I said Mr. O was away so I wanted to have several witnesses when the winning name was pic...
I know you hear it all the time, but really...where do the days go? It seems like one day you are booking a date for a retreat and Wh-irrr! ...