Crossing to Safety

With all of the tragedies taking place around the world, a bit of comfort reading comes in handy. Two years ago I posted about reading Wallace Stegner’s Crossing to Safety.

I was reminded of this great book again this morning by Cynthia Crossen’s column in the Wall St. Journal Online edition.

Friends, it is said, are the family we choose for ourselves. These days, with many families flung to the far corners of the earth, friends often become the family with whom we celebrate holidays.