Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Winning the Time Lottery.

Everyone fantasizes about winning the lottery. What would you do if you had more money than you could ever want? I still think about that from time to time. Lately though, I've been thinking about a different question. What would I do if I had all the free time I would ever want? Maybe it's my mid-life crisis manifesting but I'm now thinking more about not having enough time to get things done or do the things I want to do than being able to afford to do them.
It's not just "life long dreams" or "bucket lists". I'm talking about just "getting things done" - weekend projects that never seem to find a weekend; movies and TV shows that I've been meaing to watch but probably never get to see; books I'll never get to read; stories I'll never get to write; games I'll never get to play. None of these are things that take very much time, but I can never find a way to get them done - any of them.