Chicago was spring, Philadelphia autumn.

I am sitting in a guest room that was once my room at my parents’ home. I’m typing away with my feet propped up on a box and my computer on top of an antique vanity that belonged to my great-grandmother. The years have cycled back, the way they do, to the first season. The room is mine again.

The red Georgia clay and the bare winter limbs on the oaks outside are part of the season that birthed me 32 years ago. I joke with my parents that I am the poster-child for the boomerang generation. Three cross-continent moves, a graduate degree, and a couple “adult” jobs under my belt, but here I am typing away at a vanity where I can see my name that I etched into the wood as a kid.

Read the rest in my guest post over at You are Here Stories

 

 

2 thoughts on “Chicago was spring, Philadelphia autumn.

  1. I left a comment on the other site but not sure if it went through…. the formatting was weird on my phone.

    This was fantastic. You tell a good tale, friend, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and learning more about you too.

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