Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2009’

Thursday Thought: On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a great, albeit somewhat contradictory, holiday. As I write, I can't help but think of Jerome Davis, once …

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Thursday Thought: Ken Wilber on Religion, Philosophy, Science, and a lot more…

I'm sitting in the Gaylord National Hotel, preparing for a presentation tomorrow afternoon, I'm thinking about religion, spirituality, philosophy…about the …

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Thursday Thought: David Rhodes Sparks on Belief

I love religions. The philosophies underlying the great faiths of our world never cease to amaze and intrigue me. In …

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The Basics of Altitude: A Primer on AMS, HACE, & HAPE, Part II

Last week, I wrote about the tragic death of Morgan Boisson, which in turn led me to  a post about …

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The Remotest Place on Earth

On South Georgia in 2004…Felt pretty remote to me! I've been to some pretty remote places…or so I thought. Western …

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Thursday Thought: The Oft-Forgotten H. W. “Bill” Tilman

I've long been an admirer of Harold William "Bill" Tilman (1898-1977). I first encountered his name – and his legend …

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The Basics of Altitude: A Primer on AMS, HACE, & HAPE

Altitude has been on my mind a lot recently; my colleagues and I at the American Mountaineering Museum are putting …

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Anthropographia – Human Rights in Images

There's an abundance of photography competitions out there these days, from the best fish photos to landscapes and nature, even …

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