Like my main character Jo Sullivan posts in her journal entry, I am also a city girl and country girl trapped in one body. Author Acacia Awai gave me a chance to write a guest post about my conflicted personality on her website. Here’s a sample of what I had to say. Click through the link below to read the whole article.
Call it a mid-life crisis or call it an awakening. Whatever it was, I moved to the city, and not just any city—big, bad Chicago. Before that, I would sweat any time I needed to simply drive to O’Hare to pick up friends at the airport. All those cars, the noise, the pollution! But you know what? I loved Chicago and found myself energized by the grit and bustle that had so intimidated me before. Sure I was able to walk down the block for my milk, but the truth is that if I needed to get to a supermarket either driving in traffic or hopping on the L train, it still took me almost as long as it had before.