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September 27, 2021



It is so strange returning to places of our youth after decades have passed. You really hit on something about how those places move on without us. We may feel a strong connection still, but the place itself and the people there now are having their own experience. Our memories don't matter to them.

That was a great post Alex. I read it earlier this week a day after I returned to my hometown (Poughkeepsie) for a funeral. It was familiar, but different enough to make it feel like I don't have a place there anymore. Time marches on and I am making my own life and memories in a different place now and feel an ownership and belonging in this new community.

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