not looking back

One thing that annoys me about this month – everyone starts publishing retrospectives of the year, and a small voice inside me shouts, “IT’S NOT OVER YET!”

I found a delightful blog that shares daily prompts for thinking and writing in December – with the idea that you’re reflecting on the past year and making plans for the next. And I think that sort of thing is valuable, might end up participating occasionally, but again, I think, “But what sort of things are happening in 2010 while I am looking back or looking forward?”

Can’t we just pause everything for a bit, between years, and create some time to breathe and reflect? My brain can’t handle being in the past, present, and future all at once.

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One thought on “not looking back

  1. That’s what the week between Christmas and New Year’s is for! No reflection until then! It’s too early! There are still a few weeks left in 2010.

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