October 01, 2011
I promise, this batch is going to be the last of woody lakey photos from this trip. These are the remaining photos. As you might remember, this blog is for myself as much as for my friends. I want to post everything so that I can check back and see all the photos in one place. Yey.
This was our cabin, Sommers. One of the best?
I went into the water, merely on a dare, to be quite honest. I am from the city, live in one of the biggest city in the world, and nobody swim in the lake. Not a single person.
I listen to my mom's story from her childhood, that she used to swim in the river, and that is already like a fairytale to me.
So, into the lake I went. And it was absolutely terrifying.
I realized that I had never been into a body of water which depth I didn't know. I couldn't help swimming from dock to dock, didn't trust myself swimming out in the open water.
But it was beautiful.
Abraham Verghese on how doctors' touch creates human relationship between doctors and patients. He talked about examining patients as an important "ritual".
Arriving at SAW, seeing the sign, hugging everyone at the registration, seeing the lake for the first time in months, seeing something unusual as this labyrinth, and gathering around fire at a big barn for the welcoming event - these are the rituals to get ourselves into the amazing world of SAW.
So long, until next year.