Mortal is as Mortal Does

(A Daily Prompt exercise  for Blogging 101-Assignment 11) Fair warning–this is an exercise for a blogging class and is not my usual fun stuff! Sitting and staring in silence for twenty minutes has not led my brain to remember a time or place that I might have first realized that I wasn’t going to live forever. I suspect it was a lot earlier than my memory gives me credit for and it probably came softly and inevitably at a time I wasn’t even thinking about it. I do remember once swimming in a cool mountain lake while camping with my family…