Megan Peters, Helena, Mont.
“I love swimming at my local YMCA. Stepping into the pool always felt like utter bliss, and I would ask myself, ‘Why don’t I do this every day? “I dream of gliding, twirling, splashing and diving again.”
Sharene Voelkel, San Jose, California.
“I can’t wait to go to the cinema. The film itself? Irrelevant. I want to get there early and buy an ungodly amount of popcorn. I can see it now and get excited while watching the trailers. Hear strangers in the audience giggle, gasp, or cry. The companionship of strangers in the dark. “
Emma Bausch, Chicago
“Take my kids to an indoor play area! McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-A, Chuck E. Cheese. It was so hard to keep three children happy in one house all summer. “
Lily Rotering, Fort Worth
“With public transport. I miss the convenience of not having to worry about parking. I can’t wait to hear the Red Line El train driver always telling people, “May the Force be with you” after they get off the train. I miss waiting at bus stops with friends or watching people in a subway car. With public transport I feel like part of the city. “
Rebecca Silverman, Chicago
Travel the world
“I am 85 years old. I was 84 years old when the pandemic started, and when it ends I will probably be 86 years old. Two years at the end of life are pretty valuable. I would love to fly to Boston and do the Freedom Trail. Go to Maine and find a lobster hut. and visit Egypt to sail down the Nile. “
Jo Procter, Chevy Chase, Md.
“I’m really looking forward to bringing my son to Disneyland. I’ve been saving for almost 10 years since he was a baby and we should go this summer. “
Courtney Keeler, Denver
And never again
“No more zoom data.”
Alexander Hartson, Washington, DC