Those Special Years

Even if we live to be a hundred, the first twenty five years are the longest half of our lives. They appear so while they are passing; they seem to have been so as we look back on them; and they take up more room in our memories than all the years that succeed them.

  • paraphrased from a quote by Robert Southey, English Romantic Poet

Ten years absorbing; followed by fifteen years of knowing everything; followed by the rest of your life wondering what happened.

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How could our fifteen best years not have been great – and unforgettable – with music like this?