This is just something Frank posted on his website that I am reposting because I think it's amazing. He really is an amazing writer.
"step outside into a charcoal drawing. it's a familiar place you hated as a kid, but have metastasized a new found respect for once your back started aching on the reg.
hometowns are hell, until you've actually seen hell...and a sight like that can not be unseen. but upon viewing, home will transform into a paradise, your paradise, and local haunts will become exactly that.