Local View:Close neighborhoods make Duluth special
Published 07/15/2012, for the Duluth News Tribune
I am sitting on my front porch to write this. Before I moved to Duluth, I lived in Rockford, Ill., and would never have considered sitting on my front porch. Not because Rockford is the ninth-most dangerous city in the U.S., according to Forbes magazine (OK, maybe that has a little bit to do with it) but because when I was there I wanted only to mind my own business, and I wanted everybody else to mind theirs.Word count: 625
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