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Stephen Lewis on Global Health

It sounds like I missed a heck of a speaker the other week. Stephen Lewis, former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations, presented the keynote address at a Global Health Conference at Saint Michael’s College. You can get a taste of his style by poking around YouTube. I’m going to try and keep an eye […]

Ski it if you can, the African bumper sticker campaign

As I mentioned previously, my brother returned this past January from mountaineering in Africa. On his trip up and down Kilimanjaro, he took this picture of a Land Rover with one of those iconic Mad River Glen “Ski It If You Can” bumper stickers on it. Some time passed before I finally got a chance […]

My brother climbed mount Kilimanjaro and all I got was this t-shirt

Ok, no tshirt, but he sent some some cool pictures. And a pretty good story :) . My “little” brother made the summit of one of the seven summits this past January. Below is his account of the journey (or at least part of it). Photo and text reprinted here with permission. Thanks bro!