Tag: Anderson Cooper


Sally had the ride of her life.  The first woman in space went where no woman had gone before. Sally Ride died this week of pancreatic cancer.  Too young. What a trailblazer – a woman growing up in the 50s and 60s to become a scientist, space traveler and, as the world has just learned, a lesbian. So now pundits… Read more →

2,300 Feet Down

Every time I start thinking about those first 17 days (not to mention months to come) for the Chilean miners I get goosebumps.   Guess is they were doing lots of praying.  Given two spoonfuls of tuna and half a cookie every two days, they sure weren’t doing much eating. And then the miracle happened.  The drill bit through the rock… Read more →