Daily Prompt Golden Age If you had to live forever as either a child, an adolescent, or an adult, which would you choose — and why?
I ran faster than anyone. I played ball better than anyone. I could read anything. I had no job, no onerous responsibilities. My dad was doing pretty good and my mom and I hadn’t started fighting yet. My brother was a happy kid of 11. I thought Nebraska was great. I had a bike. The forest was nearby. I had a great best friend who had a horse. I wasn’t interested in boys yet, not really. My school — Brownell Hall/Talbot School in Omaha — was wonderful.
But I’m OK with things as they are because my mom would never let me keep a dog.