How It Feels to Be Visiting the Place I Used to Call “Home” – Before

This time next week, I will be back in the state that for 18 years, I called “home.” It was the place I grew up, where most of my extended family still lives, where pretty much everyone who knew me growing up still lives, and where my old life lives. Old life? Yes, my old life. I am clearly, especially looking back on Timehop and Facebook’s On This Day, not the same person I was when I left Massachusetts five years ago. Shoot, I’m not even really the same person I was when I left Virginia a year ago....

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