Story #30 for Story A Day Challenge May 2016
“Are you sure there’s water under there?”
“Unless someone filled it in, that’s the pond where I used to swim.”
“Dude, you swam in that?”
“I swam there, yes. In that, no. It didn’t look like that then.”
Chuck had fond memories of swimming in the pond, but it had been years since the last time. Maybe just before he started high school?
He thought about how his parents were always going on about getting older, how things change when you weren’t looking. Chuck got a sinking feeling in his chest. There’s nothing I can do about it, is there? I can feel my childhood slipping away.