This Year, For Them, I’ll Polish My Nails

“I see in my grannies everything that I wish I could become. With a pinch of salt, almost inexplicably. Hands with perfectly polished nails, reflections of the hard work that inevitably leaves a scar behind it.” Laura Menendez on the individuality and tenacity of grandparents inhabiting a world that has, sometimes, moved past their familiar understanding.