Why I like my hometown more than any other place

Abraham Villarreal
4 min readJun 5, 2023
Where you grow up changes in many ways over time, but in some ways it’s always the same.

People like to ask me why I moved back to my hometown. Sometimes I feel bothered when this happens because it’s one of those questions that comes with a suggestion. Sometimes it comes with an answer in a tone of voice or an extra emphasis on the words “why” and “back.”

Most other places have other things that my hometown doesn’t. Bigger stores. Restaurants that dish out more than…

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Abraham Villarreal

People are interesting. I write about them and what makes them interesting.