Monthly Archives: October 2007

Happy Halloween

Time seems to have a life of its own these days and moves along faster than the speed of light. I can’t believe Halloween is just around the corner-wasn’t it just yesterday that I was holding Rayne’s hand as a … Continue reading

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Ready for the Summit Push

After several acclimatization forays up and down the Khumbu icefall and Western Cwm, Everest climbers return to base camp to rest and fortify before their final push to the summit. The climbers are nervous, tense, and wondering if all the … Continue reading

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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight.

“Fall down seven times, get up eight.” This is a Japanese proverb that came my way once on a tear-away calendar. Of the 365 sayings that year, this one stuck. As I ran intervals on Signal Hill Tuesday morning and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to All,

Funny how it works than when you let go of something, the resulting space allows for it to occur. Just when I said, “I want to do as little training as possible for Chile,” I found it within me to … Continue reading

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