By Debra Torres
The lake was calm and inviting.
And as we started out with our assorted floaties, I mistakenly concluded that the other side wasn’t all that far.
It would be an adventure, I thought, to take the kids over. We could say we swam the small, residential lake and had fun doing it.
And so, we set off.
At first our moods were light and cheerful. I had some of my kids with me and another little friend, and everyone kicked and splashed with their tubes and floats. What a perfect day.
But around the time we got to the middle of the lake, I began to sense we were in a bit of trouble. Trying to the get to the other side wasn’t so much fun anymore. We were all getting tired, and it seemed like no matter how hard we kicked, we still seemed to stay in the same spot.
And the other side of the lake wasn’t getting any closer.
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