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                                                 "Time" is a hard word to define.  Does Merriam Webster's "a non-spatial continuum that is measured in terms of events that succeed one another from the past into the future" help you wrap your arms around the concept?  If this definition is correct, it would suggest that tripping and falling or touching a hot stove and getting burned is "time." A curious thing about time is its apparent elastic quality. As a child it felt like an  eternity between birthdays or while having to sit quietly at grandma's dinner table while the adults droned on about topics we did not understand. But when we are immersed in a good book, it seems to fly by. Often time appears to stretch forever into the future like the rail tracks above.  But as we get older, we begin to appreciate the insight of singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt who wrote:       Time, she's a fast moving train.  She's here and she's gone and