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Into the Wild – a point of no return

One of the books that made a big impression on me when I was a boy was “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean George.  I’m sure I was one of the many boys who read it and imagined myself … Continue reading

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Into Thin Air – the tragic cost of late game plan changes

(Author’s note:  thanks go to my good friend Steve Broadway who gave me the inspiration for this post) George Mallory, the British climber who died trying to summit Mt. Everest in 1924, gave his famous response – “because it is … Continue reading

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