The Daily Post’s 2nd writing assignment asks the question:
If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now?
That’s a good question. I think I would take advantage of light-speed travel and zip right over to:
Yeah, that’s pretty much it. I figured I could use light-speed travel to go off to distant galaxies… go to the far corners of the globe in the blink of an eye… or something else fantasical and wonderful.
But I really just wanna be home. With my wife. And my soon-to-be-born child.
I want to rest my head on her belly and feel the gentile prods of its feet and hands pressing outward.
I want to be sitting Al Bundy-style, on the couch… watching the late night Sox game.
Most of all, I want to be home because…