I am not a hugger.
When someone I don’t know (and occasionally, even, a close family member) approaches me with outstretched arms, I tend to assume they want to choke me. I’m not even much good for a hearty handshake, but I suffer through it out of politeness.
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“The 10 Essential Hugs of Life”
$18.95; Greenleaf Book Group Press
Spence will discuss and sign copies of the book beginning at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, Austin. Information: 512-472-5050.