Tough Decisions

“One of the most famous trials in history was that of Benjamin Francois Courvoisier in London in 1840, who is now immortalized in Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.  Courvoisier was a Swiss valet accused of killing his elderly employer, Lord William Russell.  What made this trial notorious was the argument for the defense.  The police had…

Trying to Swim from Europe to the U.S.

Olympic swimming is incredibly exciting to watch.  Such as watching the young Missy Franklin come from behind to win the gold and seeing if Michael Phelps still has some speed left in him.  All of this swimming excitement has made some people (myself included) desire to jump in the pool and swim as fast as…