Originally Posted by luv
My mom grew up in a very small town (there was a post office, a general store, and a one room schoolhouse for K-8). If you needed to go to the grocery store, department store, gas station, etc. you had to go to the largest nearby town that had those things. Growing up, anytime we were going to the store, my mom always said we were "going to town" even though we lived in town...lol. I still say it a lot, too.
I get that. In Weston, we'd drive 30 miles or so to Leavenworth to go to the big grocery store... and usually stop at Sonic and eat in the car. (it was very cool, as a kid)