A YEAR had passed since Eric had seen his parents. One wandering, wasted year. First Des Moines and then Omaha, then Bismark, and Butte, and the others. All of them alike, except that Omaha was bigger than Des Moines, and Seattle was bigger than Portland...
"The Same Old Road,"
Sketch: Vol. 33
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/sketch/vol33/iss2/2