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Joys and Sorrows

Good Icy Cold Morning to You, The combination of minus 45 degrees C and ice fog this morning at the Edmonton International Airport means we’re spending an additional day here.  Our flight was cancelled and given big travel volumes, we … Continue reading

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A New Elevation

Good Morning,   When climbing a high altitude peak, we don’t just climb it once.  We climb it at least twice, perhaps three of four times.  In order to acclimatize properly, mountaineers use a strategy of “Climb High, Sleep Low.”  … Continue reading

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Off to Chile

There is a rich tapestry that forms the foundation of our lives. It is woven from threads of experience coming together to form patterns, textures, and surprises. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I forget to look for and … Continue reading

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Everest-007 July 2007

Rounding the Cape of Post Partum 7/14/2007 Climbing Everest is not just the two months one spends on the mountain; it is the 18 months prior and most likely the 18 months post. I went out on a bike ride … Continue reading

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Everest-007 June 2007

Flat Stanley Returns Home 6/14/2007 Six months after Flat Stanley left Woodland Primary School, he gave up his wondering ways and returned home. The energy in the gymnasium was electric as the children filed in and took their seats. After … Continue reading

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