There are not many inanimate objects I love. My house, sure. My boat, probably. And, I realized, my Sorel boots.
I bought them 23 years ago for reporting in Bosnia in the wintertime. I was thinking about that the other day while I was wearing them, shoveling my front walk in Maine. My feet were warm and toasty. That’s a well-built boot. There are few things as comforting on a freezing winter day as happy feet.
Calling aviation geeks in New York City: The British are coming.
In their first visit to the United States since 2008, the Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will perform an aerial demonstration next week over the Hudson River, according to an Air Force news release. F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels demonstration teams will also be part of the show.
QUETTA, Pakistan/KABUL (Reuters) - The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban sources told Reuters, an attack that could affect efforts to end the Afghan war.