The Kitchen Sink

A view of the kitchen sink in Alice Water's own kitchen. She says “I think it's important to have a big sink.”
A view of the kitchen sink in Alice Water’s own kitchen. She says “I think it’s important to have a big sink.”

As the idiom “Everything but the kitchen sink” implies, almost everything finds its way to the kitchen sink, just like the home page of a website. Things usually do not get started in the sink, but inevitably end up here for a while, and then find their way back to where they belong.

The kitchen sink is also where the mundane aspects of life are handled…