thirst http://ripr.org en Water http://ripr.org/post/water <p></p><p>Have you noticed how a bit of travel can do so much to help us gain perspective on our lives? &nbsp;Stepping into another culture teaches us about our own, which all of a sudden appears in sharp contrast. &nbsp;Even traveling across the U.S. can help us view our day-to-day lives through a very different lens, where what was once routine and prosaic now seems much more profound. &nbsp;As we hear in this encore essay, Daniel Combs discovered this during his own travels, drip by drip. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:05:00 +0000 Frederick Reamer & Daniel Combs 7355 at http://ripr.org