'Looking down on creation'

A teenager has a “Blogspot” blog like mine. Here is her most recent post:

Wednesday, May 16, 2007


We made it to the top! Now all we have to do is get back down ...

Posted by Samantha Larson at 10:25 PM

With these words, transmitted via satellite telephone from atop Mount Everest, Samantha Larson, 18, marked a number of firsts:

* She is the youngest foreigner to scale the world’s tallest mountain.
* She is the youngest person to have climbed the highest points on all the continents.
* She and her father, a Long Beach, Calif., anesthesiologist, are believed to be the only father-and-daughter team to climb all seven summits.

Samantha, who has excelled in academics, in athletics, in dance and in music – in 2001 she played her oboe atop Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - has chronicled her Everest conquest on her blog: LINK

Read The Los Angeles Times article about this remarkable young woman: LINK

And, I feel like I’ve accomplished something if I wash two loads of clothes in a given day!


A bit of nonsense follows.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Doing my wash is easier than it was for my Mama. Scrub boards were hard on the knuckles and buckles!