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Ordeal by Hunger – a sad tale of whoa

Those who know a little about the ordeal of the Donner Party usually find the tale repulsive.  A group of pioneers struggling their way to California in 1846 became trapped by heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Truckee … Continue reading

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The Last Season – nature always wins

I get a sense of awe and respect when I’m around someone who has mastered a subject or profession as a result of experience.  To attain the status of “expert”, particularly when designated as such by one’s peers is a … Continue reading

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