Where I Would Want to Live Forever

The Coulee Region

I have been attending a Tuesday “bring your own lunch” group via Zoom. With so many limitations on my social outlets, I decided to get over my discomfort with eating in front of people. The group varies in size, but it is usually around 10–15. Topics also vary, with the conversation flowing easily.

While the group is local to Chicago’s western suburbs, many people have roots in other places around the…