Ever had the feeling that time flies by at a breakneck speed? In this busy day and age, we often forget to slow down and take in the here and now.
And then we'll suddenly look at something and realize how much it has changed; we become aware that the years have flown by without us really taking stock! Which brings us to this amazing selection of the "past meeting the present" photos.
1. From pup to pooch...
2. Pilgrims visiting the Vatican over the years have caused this statue's foot to "lose its toes"
3. When a chain wears away a rock face
4. "My dad's dice."
5. When nature invades an abandoned train in Siberia
6. A drought in England resulted in the re-appearance of an old landscaped garden
7. A guitar that was played for 45 years
8. How many pianists have tapped on this peddle?
9. A hammer that helped build 200 houses
10. Wear and tear at a Disney World waiting line
11. A 40 year-old pillow case vs a new one!
12. "My grandad kept this in his pocket for 20 years, until the day he passed away."
13. Pac-Man CRT Screen Burn-In
14. Mom and son, 30 years' apart
15. Dirt or the passage of time?
16. 40 year-old sandbags turn into solid rock
17. A landscape in the Somme, scarred by events during WW2
18. A floor that's seen a lot of customers
19. Mother Nature
20. Then and now
21. Every now and then buildings need a good clean!
22. When peoples' footsteps carve a path through a forest
23. Another floor that's seen a lot of chair action!
24. Al Pacino and Robert De Niro in 1974 followed by 2008
25. A tiny Great Dane years' down the line
26. In love as a princess, in love as a queen!