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Friday Things: The Near Miss Edition

September sunset over the San Francisco Bay

Last Friday I put together my Friday Things post and stepped away from my desk to meet a friend for lunch.  Twenty minutes later I was hit by a car as I was crossing the street to meet her. Yes, I was in the crosswalk.  And no, I hadn’t looked both ways before crossing. I [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Now that I’ve done a transatlantic crossing I realize stories of water crossings have always been with me. Noah, Lehi, Columbus, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Kate & Leo. And, of course, all those immigrant ancestors. Our crossing was easy compared to theirs but not without its challenges. Three of our seven days at sea were rough with 25 foot waves and winds at near hurricane status. But despite some seasickness, watching the water and sky was endlessly fascinating.