Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Oil slick threatens Gulf coast

PBS Newshour just ran a great story on the status of the Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster that's unfolding daily.

"Crews in the Gulf of Mexico began to burn parts of an oil slick from last week's rig explosion that is now threatening the coastline. Judy Woodruff talks to two experts about the challenges of stopping the leak and getting rid of the oil spill."

You can also download the MP3 of the report.

CNN has good overall coverage. Latest news: "The oil spill from last week's deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has increased to 5,000 barrels a day -- five times more than the original estimate...."

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Ruby and Me on a snowy day

Have you seen this great photo of Ruby and me?

Ruby and me at the Wyndmoor train station in Chestnut Hill.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

End of winter update 2010

The Barger family had a great time in the record-breaking snowstorms this winter in Philly. This week, as winter is turning to spring, we headed out to Hershey on a family road trip. We had a great time. The kids loved the Chocolate World tour ride (see photo).