I had a long wait for supper this evening, at the opening of Cocina Lupita, a food truck run by an El Salvadoran family that has long staffed the kitchen of the restaurant where I work. It was wonderful to watch parents and kids eating, playing, and working together in the warmth of a long summer evening. It brought life to the parking lot of Wilson’s department store, which closed over a year ago and has stood huge and empty ever since. Here was a bright spark of community coming into life.
9/15/21 Here’s where this one has landed. I like some of the colors of the original better, and fall prey to the desire to have things tidy and clean. So much to learn, always.