September just came to an end and Fall has already started. Soon you will be taking your little ones out for Trick or Treating. Annual planning is starting for most of our clients and we’re trying to wrap up 3rd quarter books. Then we have Thanksgiving and before you can sneeze, Christmas. We start all over with the 1st of the Year.
So, where exactly did the nine months go? We’ve been busy here meeting deadlines for our clients on projects and starting new ones. Weekends are filled with activities/sports with our children, having family get-togethers, working in the yard or trying to catch up with all of the new technologies that came out on the market even in the past 24 hours.
I can remember the famous saying of my grandparents, “When you get older the time goes by faster.” Believe me looking back on the years, they have flown by fast.
When I was a child, I think I tended to wish my life away. I couldn’t wait to turn thirteen to become a teenager. I then looked forward to turning sixteen to start driving and dating. I graduated from High School. Then I started looking forward to turning twenty-one to be the legal age to drink so I could get rid of that fake id. Before I knew it, I was turning 30, 40 or 50, wishing I could slow down time. But time won’t stop, it keeps on going.
The same is true for our business. Seems like just yesterday that I started here. I just passed my 10 year anniversary and I can’t believe it. Our business has changed and we’ve gained so much for which to be thankful.
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