Here’s the answer:
…when you experience something new it gets stored in your brain as a memory but with much more detail, which makes it seem longer when you remember it. So since you experience so many new things as a child, you remember your childhood being much longer, but as you grow older and nothing new happens in your life the years seem to pass faster and faster.
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Safari Omnibar is a Safari SIMBL plugin aiming at mimicing the Chrome’s smart location bar which combines location and search.
If you’re a user of Google Chrome, but occasionally use Safari like I do, this plugin will make your browsing experience a lot more consistent.
Not having a car gives me volumes not to think or worry about, and makes walks around the neighborhood a daily adventure. Lacking a cell phone and high-speed Internet, I have time to play ping-pong every evening, to write long letters to old friends and to go shopping for my sweetheart (or to track down old baubles for two kids who are now out in the world).
This article is one of the best things I’ve read on the internet.
First drafts aren’t supposed to be perfect. They’re just supposed to be written. It’s in the rewriting that you find the true novel. That’s where much of the crafting of your novel takes place. How can you know the story you’re telling if you don’t have it in front of you from beginning to end?
This is such a critical idea when writing anything of substance. Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life explores this idea in detail. Read it.
This quote is from Syrus Publilius and as far as the simplicity to impact ratio is concerned, it’s one of the most powerful ideas to stick with me. It’s also worth reading this article from Ryan Holiday. That’s where I found the quote.