Five Things

I Will Not Buy the Library

I only want to be where I’m wanted

Ashley C. Ford
8 min readDec 6, 2020


Photo taken by me from my hotel in Miami

Five Things is a weekly essay of five short thoughts inspired by my own life and observances now that I’ve moved back home to Indiana after years of living in New York.


Naming what I want, and actually following through, feels like I’ve gotten away with…