That New Business
Every fall in my hometown, we would have this fall festival that took over our Main Street and Central Park. School would let out early that Friday and the whole weekend would have be full of things to do for everyone in the town. On Halloween every business on Main Street would all give out candy to kids, the local theater would turned into a haunted house.
My mother grew up in the town so I would usually be greeted by all of her old friends when I walked around town after school. All of us had a spot we’d meet up at after school on Friday nights to just hang out and talk shit.
I did not grow up in a city, I grew up in small town where everyone knew each other. A community that was still connected to the world at large, but given space away from everything because it was in the middle of the woods. I have been recently viewing online spaces in a similar way.
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