Does Life Run In Cycles?


“I can’t run, can’t hide, can’t get away.

It must be my destiny.

The same thing happens to me every day.

Bad Karma comin’ after me…”

–Warren Zevon, “Bad Karma” 1987

Do you ever get the idea that your life runs in cycles?  By that I mean, do you get the feeling you live predictable cycles of good times and bad?  My blogger friend Thingy and I have discussed this possibility before on her blog.  (Sorry I can’t find the post to link to Thingy–I couldn’t remember the title.)

It’s roughly a five-year cycle for me, as near as I can tell, and I’m approaching a downswing.  So I guess this is a roundabout of way of saying there could be light posting here for the next month or so.  I’ll try to post at least once per weekend, but I can’t be sure.  Don’t worry though; past history indicates things will improve after that.


  1. It’s weird. I don’t want to believe our lives our predestined. How sad. But… yeah, it’s weird. I’m on the upswing. LOL.

    1. I seem to remember an episode of “30 Rock” where the characters noticed this same issue. I forget whether Tina Fey succeeded in breaking the cycle or not.

      But this raises the obvious question: are we all characters in a TV show viewed in another dimension?

      Ok, maybe that’s not obvious…

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