Keeping Up with Reality

i282600889606991555._szw1280h1280_I was recently thinking about all of the changes that have occurred in my lifetime and I began to feel a bit old for the very first time. I remember once having a conversation with my grandfather during which he spoke of what his life had been like as a young boy. His remembrances made him sound absolutely ancient. He had grown up without plumbing, electricity, glass on the windows of his home. I took all of these modern conveniences for granted and try as I may I was unable to fathom what his youth must have been like. Now I catch myself thinking about all of the things that are readily available today that were not even thoughts in our imaginations when I was a girl. Continue reading “Keeping Up with Reality”