The living history museum, with its docents in period costume and its primitive houses and technologies, left the family in a reflective mood.
“It’s hard to believe people lived like that Dad, I mean, it doesn’t seem like very much fun. And think about the health conditions!”
“That’s the way it was back then. We did keep some of their sustainable technologies, but much had to go if our species was to survive.”
They rode their bikes back to their modern community with its cool tree lined streets, its composting toilets and organic kitchen gardens, grateful to not have the debilitating video games and other electronics that had made living in the 21st century such a challenge.
The word from Denise, honorable host of Six Sentence Stories, is “video”. Use the word within six sentences, no more, no less. Write, read, comment, repeat.