After hearing absolutely nothing on the news about Jessica's amazing accomplishment, I finally came across this video on the MSN home page. Click Here to view the video of Jessica talking about her return to Sydney. … [Read more...] about More on Jessica Watson
Congratulations to Jessica Watson who yesterday became the youngest person to sail solo around the world. I've been following Jessica's journey since it began and wrote a couple of posts about her on this blog. I expected to hear about her accomplishment on the national news, but I've … [Read more...] about Congratulations Jessica!
I've been following the progress of sixteen-year-old Jessica Watson as she attempts to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Now it appears that another contender has entered the race. Her name is Abigail (Abby) Sunderland. Her brother Zac held the record for a whole two … [Read more...] about Another sixteen-year-old enters the race
A few weeks ago I wrote a postabout Jessica Watson, the sixteen-year old Australian girl who is attempting to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world. This morning she rounded Cape Horn. This is a major milestone. It's the first land she's seen in three months. The picture below … [Read more...] about Jessica rounds Cape Horn
As a writer, I'm always looking for great stories. Sometimes the stories come from the distant past. Other times the story involves a more recent event. For the past several weeks I've been following one story that is occurring right now and will not have a conclusion for another seven or … [Read more...] about Jessica Watson
Review of Amelia written by Ron Bass and directed by Mira NairRating *** Amelia is a solid bio picture that doesn't quite reach the same level as Martin Scorsese's The Aviator. Still, it is a movie worth seeing. For the past few months I've been stuck in the late twenties and thirties. … [Read more...] about Review of Amelia