"Walk in the Grass"--a tiny appetizer from Don Tassone's SMALL BITES
Category: Excerpts from Our Books
Published: Tuesday, 13 March 2018 02:43
Written by Super User
Walk in the Grass
George and Jane met in a park, walking across the grass on a sunny day.
Now, five years later, it was time to start a family. For most young couples, this would be such a happy moment. But most young couples aren’t on a spaceship, just beginning a 30-year odyssey to Pluto and back.
They had signed up for this adventure knowing their children and grandchildren would be born in space. They would all be pioneers. The idea had seemed bold and exciting.
But now, watching Earth shrink in the distance, they wanted only to feel the soft grass beneath their feet.