An article from Outside Magazine tells the tale of 87 year old Elizabeth Hawley:
And that's a volunteer job: she gets paid for some admin work for the foundation started by mountaineer Edmund Hillary, the Himalayan Trust, and writes a few articles.
And she's clearly one awesome, smart, funny and ferocious lady. Go read about her and check out the pictures.
Photo is of Kathmandu street scene, November 2010
I don't want to just gripe here all the time. I do after all, quite frequently, encounter things and people that delight me. Hence this feature: occasional posts labeled "rays of effing sunshine."