Sunrise, sunset

When I got married, my parents walked me up the aisle to the song Sunrise, Sunset from the movie Fiddler On The Roof. We selected the song as a way to honor my family’s heritage.

Since I’ve become a parent, I have not been able to listen to that song without becoming a weeping mess. Remembering my own parents is a part of it, but the bigger part of it is the way the lyrics capture the stunning speed with which time passes.
Jacob, age 8 (1993) creating something wonderful.
Jacob, age 24 (2011) creating something wonderful.
Swiftly fly the days. 

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