Seven Dead on Mt. Everest

Seven Dead on Mount Everest? I grieve for the climbers who died on Mt. Everest this weekend, including a beautiful graduate student from Nepal whose supporters were following her on Facebook. But I understand what makes people yearn to stand on top of that mighty mountain. Sometimes bad luck is what separates disaster from triumph. We have the right to try. R.I.P. Do you agree that death is part of the thrill of Everest? 

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Game of Thrones: Out of Iceland (Video)

I've been dreaming of Iceland for many years. Game of Thrones , my new addiction, even has Icelandic horses. Click on the video to see them in Jon Snow's icy scenes.

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