Two things Winter solstice and April Fool’s Day have in common

Four Seasons Resort at Disney World
Winter Solstice eve last night (Disney’s Four Seasons across the neighborhood lake)


Insight: In the crazy, busy, stressful days before Christmas, a significant phenomenon occurs mostly unnoticed, marking the passage of time and the beginning of Winter. Time waits for no one. We know this, but we rarely behave like we do.

Two things Winter Solstice and April Fool’s Day have in common:

  1. Nearly everyone is familiar but few consciously reflect on the significance.
  2. At this blog, the two fall within 24 hours of each other. (impossible?) (and, who cares?)

It’s December 21, 2013 and March 31, 2014 all at the same time at Mid Life Celebration. The first is the date this post is written, the second, the date it goes public.

Many of us aspire to be writers.

What holds most of us back is believing we have to conform to historical norms. Follow the recipe.

Tomorrow, April Fool’s Day (or is it December 22?), a Baby Boomer Fool began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs in a 100-day challenge to leave a trail for his young son (then 8).

If you want to be a writer, then write, uninhibited. And without fear.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.