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To a dog, one of our years passes like seven.
Remember that the next time you complain about how quickly time flies.
Time is not a gentle butterfly, its wings caressing the passing years. Time is a thundering buffalo herd, trampling us underfoot and leaving us broken and wondering what hit us.
There are scientific reasons it seems as if time goes faster as we grow older. When we are young, each day is a larger percentage of our overall life. So every 24-hour block seems like a longer experience. As the years pile up and each day becomes a smaller share of our total time, it feels like less.
When we are are young, each new experience creates …