No, I’m not sure how I feel about this. The geek inside is pysched. The purist is appalled. What’s everybody else think?
You’re probably used to seeing the magnificent one more like this:
But for me, there is no less wonder from the top side. I love NASA. Any time we can return a sense of mystery from beyond our small corner of the world, it’s money well spent (to me).
One of my favorite adventure blogs is James Mills’ Joy Trip Project. I’ve written about James before (see adventure journalism). He’s a first rate journalist who has turned his talents to the world of outdoor adventure in a series of fascinating podcasts. I like to download mine on iTunes and listen in the car. Always an inspiration.
A perfect example is this newly released interview with high altitude skier and mountaineer, Hilaree O’Neill, who climbs with the Northface team. Not only is she a mother of two small boys (3 & 5) but this year she and her team tackled Everest and its sister peak Lotse in a single push!
It’s a great story, just click this podcast below.
SPOILER ALERT: My favorite question from James: Between motherhood and mountaineering, what’s the bigger challenge? Hilaree: “Motherhood.” Go figure.