When You Can’t Go Back

In the last year I’ve spent a lot of time mentally in Conway, AR as I’ve worked on memoir. I haven’t spent much time there physically, a few afternoons and a single night, but I’ve been there in the version of Conway I remember.

In that version town ends at very specific boundaries. There’s a wealth of pasture all over town. There’s just three interstate exits. There are two movie theaters. There are two high school campuses with odd layouts. A number of businesses exist such as Reader’s Choice Books, Playworld, and the candle shop downtown.

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