Category Archive for: ‘Perspective’

Thursday Thought: On Time in Kathmandu

It's that time of year again…in the next few weeks, tens of thousands of people – climbers, trekkers, and tourists …

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Thursday Thought: Ego and Thoughts on the Top

I don't know who said it…Perhaps I did. But, regardless, I try to live by it: Life is too short …

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Thursday Thought: Gaston Rébuffat On Guiding

Q: What's the difference between a large pizza and a mountain guide? A: A large pizza can feed a family …

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Palindromic Inspiration

Many of you have probably already seen this…In fact, by last count on YouTube, nearly 9.2 million people have enjoyed …

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Thursday Thought: Haiti, Giving, and Carpe Diem

As I was ice climbing today, I couldn't help but think about the incomprehensible suffering of millions in Haiti, the …

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Thursday Thought: Worth a Little Risk

[This Thursday Thought is both written and video…the reason being the video version didn't come out the way I had …

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Thursday Thought: The Mountaineer as Artist

Climbers approach the Hillary Step on Mount Everest. George Mallory is known for his climbing, or, more specifically, for his …

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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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David Rhodes Sparks 1923

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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