Kilimanjaro, Part 1

When I interviewed my friend, Dave about his climb of Kilimanjaro I had one burning question: Why? To my relief he had a better reason than, Because it was there. His story will span the next three blog posts. Part 1 When I was eight years old my parents took me to the Rocky Mountains. … More Kilimanjaro, Part 1

Lighten the Load

My two-year-old grandson is very proud he can carry his own backpack. He struts around with a big grin on his face. On a recent visit, he stayed overnight with us at our hotel. The next morning I was in a hurry. I gathered all his things and stuffed his pack full. “We’ll leave as … More Lighten the Load