The House Where the Door Was Always Open

Allison Fleck
3 min readSep 8, 2021

Kids need to know there’s somewhere to go.

When I was growing up, my best friend’s house was always open. Whether she was home or not, her parents kept the door unlocked, and we were free to wander in and out as needed.

They did have one rule — if you finished the pot of coffee, you had to make a new one.

Allison Fleck

Data analyst and life analyst. Proud maker of mistakes. A big fan of learning lessons the hard way.