Why I Choose City Life, Even Now

A reflection on the value of living in an urban area — in spite of everything

Emily PG Erickson
Sep 17, 2020 · 3 min read
Photo by Josh Hild on Unsplash

This weekend, my family and I escaped the city. We zipped our suitcases, buckled our seatbelts, and drove away from Minneapolis, where we live. We took I-94W and US 10-W and Country Road 23 and kept going until the numbers stopped mattering as much as the direction we were…