14. Digging ditches for the year

The future has always been a source of fascination for most people. The uncertainty, almost mystical element of time to come, is weighed and reasoned. Tomorrow, next week and coming months are measured and counted, but our planning can only put a vague structure on time. Unplanned events can throw our life-map in disarray. Knowledge…

13. Look – I have something new!

There is a thrill to it – something brand new. All over the world the people celebrate a new calendar year, simply a day like all others that starts with the usual daybreak and sunrise and ends with sunset and darkness. Still, it is different and marked by the date with which we count it….