Monthly Archives: December 2011

So many penguins

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On our way to Antarctica, we went to a funeral

Ernest Shackleton, in addition to rescuing his crew by sailing 800 miles across the Drake Passage and scaling mountains of glaciers on South Georgia Island, had a very wide part in his hair. This, oddly, was the first thing I … Continue reading

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