Extremely long backups using Time Machine (small changes)

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Has anyone experienced slow backups with Time Machine?  Right now, I have 1.11GB to backup and it says 4 hrs (only backed up 60MB).  I am on a GB network and we are backing up to a NAS.  I copied my VM (80GB) to the network (same destination NAS) in about 10 minutes a few days ago so it's not network speed, disk speed, etc.
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Is this the first backup or has it been working fine before and now is suddenly a lot slower?
You can monitor what is going on using the Console.app and see what is being written in the logs for TimeMachine

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First backup tends to run much faster than subsequent, incremental backups...What are the commands to see the logs in the console app?
Open a terminal window while time machine is running and enter
 log stream --style syslog --predicate 'subsystem == "com.apple.TimeMachine"' --info

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