Hometown groves

Nikki Barr
3 min readNov 4, 2022

Travelogue, part 3: The streets of Cheboygan feel empty

Photo by Jason Brower on Unsplash

My hometown is a small, rural place in the northern point of Michigan’s lower peninsula. If you hold your palm up to make the Michigan map — we are on the edge of the middle finger. I’m fairly certain that isn’t an accident.

After going to college, I never moved back. Leaving was always something I knew I would do. It wasn’t a place I felt I could be me…

Nikki Barr

Normal human in an extraordinaire world. Memoir / Humor / Just Life