Climbing Mt. Improbable

From Climbing Mt. Improbable:[Image: Matthew Putney, for the LA Times].

On the front page of the LA Times today, greeting the new year, is a story about a man with a plan in Iowa: ‘Surrounded by cornfields that stretch to the horizon,’ we read, ‘in a place where molehills pass for mesas, avid outdoorsman Don Briggs has long dreamed of climbing a mountain. So he decided to build one.’