Hugs: An American family structure

"When someone tells you, “I’ll be by your side forever,” then they just stop writing or visiting... It’s like being in love and having your heart broken; it hurts! I’ve developed a thick skin because I don’t like getting hurt.

The hands that haunt our kitchen

What I’ve inherited from my mother, her hands, and her parents’ hands, I meet in myself when I am in the kitchen. I am an embodiment of the wisdom in my family and feel responsible for bringing it into the future I want to build.