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On the edge

  Have you ever been to a far off place or to the edge?  It seems that all I can think about when I am here are my loved ones– especially my wife of ten years this October 27, 2017. … Continue reading

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Leaving in a couple of hours

Once again the mountains are calling.  My boss is gracious enough to let me have a few days off from our very busy logistics schedule to tackle the freedom of the hills. Today is my youngest brother’s birthday.  To celebrate he … Continue reading

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A Commitment to Safety

Where I work we were encouraged to write a safety commitment letter.  This is what I penned out based on my work experience and our most recent mountaineering adventure to New Hampshire in February 2017. — As most of my … Continue reading

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The Three Day Fast

Today as I write this I am 63 hours into a 72 Hour Water Fast. I’ve only ever endured a 24 hour fast before and it has been some time since then. I’m doing it for a number of reasons not … Continue reading

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On Red Blood Cells

How well an individual responds physically at elevation depends on a couple of things.  Some argue that O+ blood type carries oxygen better in their blood than others and that makes the difference.  Others argue that you need to take Viagra or similar drugs to encourage … Continue reading

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Leo in Love and Beauty is Fleeting

Count Leo Tolstoy to Valeria Arsenev November 2, 1856 I already love in you your beauty, but I am only beginning to love in you that which is eternal and ever precious – your heart, your soul. Beauty one could … Continue reading

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Vehicle Based Expeditions

I have always been fascinated with machines.  Land Rovers in general.  No, I’m not talking about plastic bumpers, high tech electronics that manipulate the good vibrations you feel through the seat.  I’m talking about a motor, a gas pedal, maybe … Continue reading

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