During a conversation with Jeri Sedlar earlier today, she noted that some people's passing are reminders of how fleeting life can be.
This fact was brought back to the fore by the death of folk singer Dan Fogelberg at age 56 which I was not aware of when we spoke.
He did not reach most people's retirement age by far, so it goes to prove that postponing the good things you might do with your life (at home and at work) can be one's greatest mistake.
Play Now's the Time, a 1964 record by Sonny Rollins, in the background. That makes me tick.
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