Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly around the world solo, died earlier today in her Florida home, age 88.
Amelia Earhart tried and it cost her life. Fifty years ago, Newark, Ohio native "Jerrie" Mock landed her Cessna 180 at Port Columbus, where she began her trip 28 1/2 days before. Unfortunately, while virtually everyone remembers Earhart's derring-do and her ultimate flight into history, few even here in Columbus OH…
How many people had to deal (or are still dealing) with the power outages that have been going on since Friday's storms here in the US? I was at a local Kroger grocery store around 5PM Friday (in Columbus OH) when the storm hit, and shut off the electric in large areas of Central OH.