The first place I would take someone to is Art's Burgers because that burger stand has been there since my mother was a teenager.
My soccer ball connects me to the community. There is not one day when I don't see people playing soccer.
There is no place I would try avoiding here in El Monte. I think every little place means something.
The River is their neighbor, meandering along its path next to their school's athletic fields, behind their backyards, and under their bridges.
The object that connects me to my neighborhood is my public library card.
Objects can carry an abundance of meaning for each of us -- providing connections to moments and places in our lives.