'If wishes were horses, we'd all ride to the fair'
As a child, did you ever wish to be an animal? I certainly did.
When I was a little girl growing up in a small town I used to dream of being a bird. In my front yard we had a tall maple tree. This tree was where I lived, it was my favorite secret spot! I could climb my tree and leave the cares of my little world behind. Up high, in the sky, I could see for miles and miles.
People could be passing beneath me and they would never know I was there. It was a place where my dreams could flourish. I wished I could fly and feel the wind beneath my wings. Soaring up, up, up! Looking at everything from a 'birds eye view'.
Being confined to a wheelchair, has brought some of those childhood wishes back to my mind. How fun it would be to fly upstairs and visit with the kids in their rooms just before they go to bed. I've not been able to go upstairs for over 13 years. Or fly out to the mailbox to get the mail, or even fly to my neighbors house and chat for awhile.
I asked CL what kind of animal he dreamed of being and he said he wanted to be a bird too. We both laughed at that, because he hates flying...
Did you have a special secret place, as a child, that you liked?
When you were a child, was there an animal you wanted to be?
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