Success! My artist wife didn’t fall in the pool.

The calm, aqua blue water beckoned all week from her workplace: A narrow, pool-deck perch with a small scaffold set up.

The scaffolding made the pool deck much more harrowing. It took up much of the width, leaving the narrowest of walking paths between it and a plunge into the deep, blue water. 

As much faith as I have in my artist wife, Vegas oddsmakers would have closed the book, not allowing any bets. They typically don’t accept bets on a “sure thing.” They don’t like to lose money. 

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