Things I Thought Were Typical About My Hometown That I Now Know Are Not Typical

  1. 1.
    Having deer roam your front yard about 10% of days of the year.
  2. 2.
    Thinking that having a Starbucks was genuinely fucking cool.
  3. 3.
    The popular use of elementary school space for a drunk parents' volleyball league.
  4. 4.
    Practically no diversity.
    List's sad point.
  5. 5.
    Scarecrow building competitions.
  6. 6.
    Annual home beautification competitions.
  7. 7.
    The local newspaper staff being just one person.
  8. 8.
    Antonym point: Outdoor cats.