Down Nostalgia Road
by Cynthia Roepke
1967 - Peace and Love. Flower Power. Feeling groovy.
Mary Anne longs to be in San Francisco. Young people protesting war. No confining rules. Freedom. Change. Equality for all.
Instead, she’s stuck in Minnesota where the only thing that changes is the seasons. Boys still wear their hair short, their shirts tucked in, and are polite—like James whom her mother keeps hinting she should date.