Monthly Archives: December 2019

Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2017: Lungta Livyers #14 Tigers, Lions, Garudas, and Dragons Oh My: First Day in Bhutan and Helicopters and Hands.

Today is a two-fer…one entry looking back just after 2017 began and one entry from when we first landed in Bhutan. Enjoy! Originally Posted on September 27, 2017  “But wait,” you doth protest. “Where is update number 13?” It’s in the … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2016: Everest 3.0: Out of the Fog, Flights to Nowhere, and Seeing the Mountain Blush

Originally Posted on November 2, 2016  It’s been a foggy day here. Reminiscent of many other foggy days. One in particular, where I had a flight to Halifax. We took off in fog and flew almost all the way to Halifax … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2015: Three for the Price of One!

I couldn’t decide on only one post from 2015 so I’ve included three: one from our expedition to El Salvador to climb the country’s highest volcanoes–that expedition was called Volcanopalooza. The second one is the wrap-up from my short, but … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2014: GHT and L is for Lessons, Lots of Lessons: Ama Dablam Wrap-Up

Two expeditions to invite you to today…the first isn’t a specific post but over a hundred-in 2014, Marian and I spent 2.5 months trekking and climbing on the Great Himalayan Trail from the Eastern border with India to the Bigu … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2013: Aoraki/Mount Cook: Reflections on a Rich Week

This was originally posted on December 5, 2013. I’d just finished my attempt at Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy! When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2012: What Comes, Comes… Orizaba for Oma and Beyond

This post comes on the heels of our attempt on Orizaba, the highest peak in Mexico and the third highest in North America. It was originally posted on October 29, 2012. Three words. One comma. A philosophy of life. Oma’s … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2011: Vinson Vignette #1: Lost for Words

This adventurous decade countdown post comes from when I recently returned from climbing the highest peak in Antarctica in December 2011 and was trying to find words to describe the vast white place I had just experienced. It was originally … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2010: Motorcycle Satori

Happy Holidays Season to you and yours. I thought I would jump on the bandwagon on decade count-downs and share some posts from the past over the days to the New Year and Decade. I’ll choose a post from each … Continue reading

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