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Virginia Ice – January 2018

It doesn’t happen that often, but when local ice develops because of unusually cold temperatures the brothers jump on it! We had been watching the forecasts and as soon as the kitchen faucet froze I knew it was time to go … Continue reading

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The Man who started it all

I grew up in an old farm house out in the county.  Most winters we had no heat in the bedrooms and all of us brothers can attest to waking up with the glass of water by our beds frozen … Continue reading

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Home in the Valley (Home with the Family)

Last month I celebrated 10 years of marriage with my woman.  Kelli and I were married on October 27th, 2007 in Harrisonburg and spent a wonderful honeymoon in Colorado for several weeks.  It seems the mountains are always at the … Continue reading

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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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