The New Kroger

Roger Sollenberger unspools his thoughts on Trop’s ancestral home, Milledgeville, Georgia, from the most logical launch pad possible—the town’s newest grocery store.

The Bounty of a Desolate Place

Last weekend, I graduated with an MFA in creative writing from Georgia College, here in Milledgeville. For the celebration, my mom drove down from DC, picking up her sister Cindy on the way, in Greensboro, NC,…

The Sock Party

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks 1,400 miles north of The New Kroger, Milledgeville, Georgia, with my beautiful girlfriend Elizabeth and her parents at their home in Traverse City, Michigan. On the skin of things,…

Introductions

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