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May 21, 2013 12:00 AM

Modern life has crushed the relaxed spirit of seasons past

In the days before things like “stranger danger” and Amber Alerts, the seasons were distinct and seemed to last forever. Spring arrived gradually and made itself at home, settling in for what seemed like an eternity. Now seasons seem to have sped up and lost their distinct characters, and time at least seemed to move more slowly when we were young.

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