So this is the new year, And i don't feel any different. The clanking of crystal, Explosions off in the distance.
So this is the new year, And I have no resolutions. For self assigned penance, For problems with easy solutions
I wish the world was flat like the old days, Then i could travel just by folding a map.
No more airplanes, or speed trains, or freeways, There'd be no distance that could hold us back.
-Death Cab For Cutie
Music has always been an integral part of my life ever since I was little. And as the New Year comes about to a year that many people believe will be their last, I contemplate my own mortality and the times when life has contemplated the future of my mortality.
This song reminds me that we all have it really simple... we have problems with easy solutions. And the people who don't have the luxury of these solutions are pondering their childhood, a simpler time. When everything made sense and was easy, no distractions, no hard decisions...
I come to a point in my life that I haven't been able to get past: my 3 year mark with no cancer. And as this point in my life comes (and hopefully passes by) my true resolution is to live life to the fullest. Because there are people in the world and in my life that don't have that privilege.
So let's make this year simple like in the old days and resolve to live life to the fullest. You never know when it's your last day, well maybe for some it's 12/21/12 haha. So why don't we listen to those Mayans and at least pretend this is our last year on earth.
Go live life like you have always wanted.