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A Life Well Lived

Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest.  Today he's still an adventurer and and avid environmentalist.  He was the first full-time employee of REI, and retired as President and CEO after 25 years with the company. He has a couple of things to say. And we're all ears.   "Being out on the edge, with everything at risk, is where you learn and grow the most." - Jim Whittaker           Above Video:  A Life Well Lived | Jim Whittaker & 50 Years of Everest from Eric Becker on Vimeo. [Read more]

Carl Sagan’s Ultimate Mix Tape – A Love Story

carl sagan love story In the summer of 1977, NASA launched two spacecraft as part of the Voyager Interstellar Mission. Their primary mission was to study and send back information on Jupiter...
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Honoring Winter Solstice – Dec 21

birch yule log The Winter Solstice means “Re-Birth of the Sun” or “New Beginnings” and in the U.S., occurs on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The winter solstice is celeb...
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Pale Blue Dot

“The Earth is a very small stage in a vast, cosmic arena,”  said Carl Sagan in his now famous speech to Cornell University Graduates in 1994, “Our post...
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