What to eat? Anything and everything. “Juicy steaks … pork chops - as much as you want!” Stanford exclaims. “Everything they say not to eat, I’ve been eating it since I was 45 years old.”
These days, she admits to a particular fondness for a smoothie made of Guinness stout mixed with the nutritional supplement Ensure, a drop of vanilla flavoring and a sprinkle of nutmeg “if [the stout] is too bitter.”
Masters competitions usually begin at 35 years, and include many in their 60s, 70s and 80s (and a few, like Kotelko, in their 90s, and one or two over 100). Of the thousands who descended on Lahti, hundreds were older than 75. And the one getting all the attention was Kotelko. She is considered one of the world’s greatest athletes, holding 23 world records, 17 in her current age category, 90 to 95.
“WASHINGTON – Yoko Ono and her son, Sean Lennon, are joining a national oral history project that urges people to take time the day after Thanksgiving for a National Day of Listening with their friends and loved ones. The recorded conversation between mother and son about their lives will be broadcast Friday as part of the StoryCorps segment on NPR’s “Morning Edition.” Organizers said Ono and her son find similarities between their childhoods. This is the third year for the National Day of Listening, a project that encourages people to record interviews with friends or family members about their lives. New participants this year also include U.S. Olympic athletes and staff at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian as part of Native American Heritage Day on Friday.”—Yoko Ono interviews son for ‘Day of Listening’ - Yahoo! News
The idea came to Joshua Klein about 10 years ago at a cocktail party. A friend complaining about noisy crows in his yard suggested he’d like to see the flock of corvus americanus meet an unfortunate end, eat worms from the other side of terra firma, wake up 6 inches under.
"It seemed like a bad idea to me," said Klein, who grew up in and around Seattle, attended Western Washington University and now lives in Queens, New York. "I like crows. I thought maybe we could teach them something useful."