Back Roads and Small Towns

by Kathy Cannon Wiechman

My husband & I take road trips. When we drive the back roads & travel through small towns, I look at houses & stores & valleys. Who lives there? What is his/her life like? Who sits under that tree or who picks weeds in that garden? If someone is sitting on a porch, I start to visualize that person's life. If no one is there, my imagination puts someone there.

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May 04, 2010
I do this too
by: Anonymous

In particular, I always wonder about the small places I pass on train rides. I also love catching glimpses of people's lives through lit windows at night. I had never thought of using these musings as a source of creative writing ideas until reading your suggestion. Thanks for the idea.

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