The aurora is nothing short of occipital ecstasy. It is always moving, always...– Astronaut Don Pettit in Fragile Oasis I had to excerpt only a small bit of this post, but it is well worth reading all of what Pettit wrote about viewing the Earth from the International Space Station. While you’re at it, check out his other posts on Fragile Oasis; they are all spectacularly...
[…] the idea of the ‘gift-that-girls-don’t-have’ is likely to be a key...– Carol Dweck in Girls and Math: Busting the Stereotype Some interesting commentary in the article. I can say, from my perspective as a women in a STEM field, that I have asked myself the question of whether I would affirm a stereotype if I were to chose a different path for myself after having...
Once during an Etape my wife and I climbed the Aubisque and the crowd lining the...– Bill Strickland I love the idea of riding along some day and having spectators cheer like that. Also, it sounds like a new catchphrase for our women’s cycling team.