By Lara Brenner

Lara Brenner is a professional blogger and dog-sitter living in Minneapolis. Her eBay items rarely sell.

  1. After college, my friends and I might as well have crawled into a cannon that shot us out at varied trajectories and scattered us across the country from Minnesota all the way to east Michigan. Admittedly, many of us didn’t make it out of the Midwest, but it isn’t called flyover country for nothing – the Midwest is a formidable stretch of countryside to traverse, especially if you don’t have a reliable car. Like many…

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