|LIVE FOR TODAY|
The other day all of the clocks had to be changed because of daylight savings. I was driving to the gym with a friend when he reached over and proceeded to change the time in my truck to reflect the actual time. It was set 3 hours behind. It has not been changed since the clock was set back in November of 2006 to Hawaii Time by Frankie when we moved there as a newly married couple. I don't know why I never changed the clock...I just didn't. My reaction gave it away immediately...and I just said something along the lines of, "you have no idea how big that is." He stopped mid change and was like..."ohhhhh crap." I had to finish it because he felt terrible and I changed the minutes to reflect the actual time. I assured him it was okay. He still felt awful. I realized instantly that the clock should no longer be set in the past. It doesn't need to reflect the 10 minutes faster that Frankie set all of our clocks to to try and trick his mind in the morning and get us places on time. Me, being habitually late, learned from Frankie, "5 minutes early is on time; On time is late; and 5 minutes late is unacceptable." :)
The clock set back in time does not bring back the amazing memories or moments that I am eternally grateful for. The clocks need to be set to now. I'm ready for it. Life is now...life is moving forward. Time doesn't stop, even when it has felt like it should have. The clock keeps ticking. I'm thankful for my past and I'm looking forward to the future...whatever it brings. Life is good. Live for today.