A large 2 inch "cicada killer wasps" excavates sand from a tunnel he is clearing out on the beach at Gillson Park in Wilmette. Sun-Times File Photo by Tom Cruze
I’m a cautious person, so nothing bad ever happens to me. Mostly. I’ve never broken my arm. I’ve never lost my wallet, or accidentally set myself on fire, or any of the accidents and happenstance that seem to afflict so many people. I’ve developed rituals to help.