As the colony ship lifted off, ferrying that first batch of colonists out of our galaxy to live among the stars, it was impossible to deny. The future had arrived, and it was everything I’d dreamed it would be as a child, back in the twentieth century.
I sat, looking out the window of my rest home, and smiled, trying to imagine the lives the people on that ship would live, so different from my own.
I wouldn’t see much of the future, but I was glad I lived to see it arrive.
I closed my eyes and drifted off…