Far from the plains of windswept Kansas where he grew up, Travis Peter found a good job as a financial adviser in upstate New York.
The 2000 Tribune High School graduate lives minutes from a Walmart, along with a variety of restaurants, retailers and entertainment.
Here, he and his wife, Zoedots above e, a teacher, have made a successful life.
But when the couple’s first child was born two years ago, Peter realized there really is no place like home.
“Sure, it’s hot and windy and not somewhere some people would imagine wanting to live for the rest of your life,” Peter said of his native Greeley County. “I can do my job from anywhere in the world where the is an internet connection,” Peter said. “But having a child changes everything and it certainly changes what your expectations are for the future and your wants in life.”
In July, the family will move 1,400 miles to Tribune