This year, caving into peer pressure is a little more complicated. With masks and vaccines, media and politics, social media and changing media – amid a changing city in a changing world – convincing each other to do what we believe is right feels more fraught than ever. But, peer pressure isn't alway a bad thing. Enter, Monty, an adorable lil' chocolate lab that local writer Eric Rasmussen adopted after his family begged him for a dog for months (if not years). I mean, what else does a married couple in their mid-to-late 40s do with extra time and energy when the daily rigors of parenting start to wane?
Visual/Voice features some of the best writers in the region visually vocalizing their words that appear in our pages.