Tuesday, May 18, 2010

You're Gonna Miss This

“You're gonna miss this
you're gonna want this back
you're gonna wish these days hadn't gone by so fast
these are some good times
so take a good look around
you may not know it now
but you're gonna miss this”

As we get older, some of us wish for the past, wish we had a chance to do it over knowing what we know now. Would we do things differently? I don’t think I would, I have no regrets other than I would have liked to have obtained a university degree. The choices I made, for the most part, were good ones. I wish I would have taken the time to enjoy my youth more, we seem to want to rush through the teenage years to get to our adult years only to wish we had taken our time and enjoyed each day more.  There are a lot of things that I miss from the past 51 years but from recent years, the the two things I miss the most are watching Meagan play in the Calgary Round-up and Stetson Show Bands and watching Craig play hockey... but I do have some amazing photos and memories.

I am constantly telling my kids to enjoy this time in their lives, the time you spend at university making new friends and getting that degree. Moving into your first apartment and starting that all important first job in your career. And as the lyrics to this song by Trace Adkins proclaim…..“These are some good times, so take a good look around, you may not know it now, but you’re gonna miss this”. Childhood is a short season, so enjoy it.

I do miss this….


Dale said...

Me too

Jen Memoirs of a Geeky Girl said...

Isn't amazing how time rushes by? We do need to live in the moment more.

Meagan said...

Of all the photos you could have used you use that one!! But I do miss being a geek and not having any worries :)
Love you xoxo

Lynn said...

Great post Valery, how true it is we do rush it by and then we REALLY miss it when it's gone! Love that song too! Have a great rest of your weekend!