Maybe because as we get older and retire, we don't watch the calendar so much anymore. I hardly do unless I have appts. I haven't even worn a watch since I retired. Time just goes by and I really don't think much about it anymore.
This made sense to me:
William James would agree. In the 1890's, James' writings on age-related differences in the experience of time reflects both these themes. He wrote that in childhood, experiences are novel and distinct but in adulthood "each passing year converts some of this experience into automatic routine which we hardly … Read more