Nothing can change all the good that came from Crossings
February 2, 2022
By Valerie Massie
Have you ever been awake?
Have you ever seen up close the blue in ravens’ wings, the green between waves, the lightness at the end of a hard-lived day?
Have you ever let the world just be around you?
Have you ever heard the clicker-clack of rocks on the beach in the dark when no one else is awake? When your heart is pounding in your throat as you fumble for the warm headlamp against your neck and the cold canister by your sleeping bag?
Have you ever tried to harness the ocean with two slim paddles, rain lashing sideways and wind shearing the last pulses of warmth from y...