FAMILY

Feeling Lonely in a Family

What happens when we don’t remind our relatives that they’re never alone?

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash

I smell cigarette smoke on my hand and think of my grandfather. He’s been dead for at least five years. I can see him standing at the door of his double-wide trailer, watching me pull out of the driveway. It was the last time I saw alive. He wasn’t working…