On ‘Storm Over Everest’

After a very long week, at long last Storm Over Everest aired on Frontline last night. I must say, as excited as I was about this particular Frontline (though I do love the series) I had mixed feelings about the Breashears doc. It was an interesting and perhaps untold...

Mother’s Day

This is my mom at 14. Queen of the drag race. A hot number by anybody’s standards. And only 14. We make a big deal out of the Miley Cyrus’ and the Jamie Lynn Spears’ but just look at my mom at 14. My mother is mostly strong but like the rest of us,...

Storm Over Everest Not a Moment Too Soon

With my obsession with all things Everest continuing without pause, I am happy to report that Frontline will be airing Storm Over Everest this Tuesday night, May 13. Dang, talk about timing! The doc was made by David Breashears, who was the guy on the mountain back in...

When Obama Wins…

Okay, I’m jumping on the bandwagon and reporting on the funny ways the phrase “When Obama Wins” has spread throughout the net. Kottke is the first place I read about it. He’d made a microsite of users comments of “When Obama Wins.”...
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