Today I received a letter from a girlfriend of mine, who is doing doctor type humanitarian work in Ethiopia. She is confident, tall, and streetwise.
She told me she got mugged yesterday. She’s okay, but nevertheless it shook her up. And the only casualty was her twenty dollar phone. It happened at about dusk. She noticed someone was following her on the main street, but then she turned on the side street of her route home, and naturally, he followed her.
This is what I wrote back to her.