Events began when they were supposed to, and not before. We knew when a baseball game was afoot by the smell of the grass, the concentration of scents around the pasture, and the weather. We knew when to eat by the wiggle-jump in our bellies.
A dog once created a tool pictured to the left, for the purpose of breaking up the day into segments like a pizza. She was a laugh. Your concept of time didn’t exist. The closest thing we had to time reference were baseball records that referred to seasons in the past.