Yuichiro Miura, 80, becomes the oldest to scale Mount Everest. Miura explained his attempt to scale Everest at such an advanced age: “It is to challenge (my) own ultimate limit. It is to honor the great Mother Nature.”
I love Fitzgerald and I love The Great Gatsby; I read the book at least once a year and I don’t care what what’s-her-name from New York Magazine thinks of it. I don’t really care what Baz Luhrmann thinks of it either, nor do I care who does the soundtrack, because a novel doesn’t have a…
“Borgen Aftonfrid” (Rough translation is Castle of Evening Peace) in Sjölanda, Sweden. This house whas built by John A Ekström by and by as he collected stones during walks in the forest. He longed for a peacful place to write his poems about nature.
Neat moment at the Webbys last night. Fresh off the $1.1 billion sale of his company, David Karp was there with his mother, Barbara. Though I’d never met her before, Barbara came over to my seat and gave me the world’s biggest hug. She kept saying: “I am so, so proud of you.” I said to David: “Your mom just made me feel like the most special guy in the world.” He said: “That’s how she’s made me feel my whole life.”