When I was kid, my parents would always tell me in the days leading up to Christmas that Santa Claus was already circling the globe. Now that I'm an adult with internet access, I can confirm that this is true.
So the news has been very depressing this weekend. And while it is important to continue discussing such depressing topics, I thought we could afford a few minutes of distraction, courtesy of Maria Von Trapp.
Bournemouth, England's George Moyse, 97, set out to raise money for the Royal National Life-Boat Institution by participating in a tandem jump with his 43 year-old grandson. The two successfully jumped 10,000 feet together.