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Travelers on a zodiac boat exploring the South Shetland Islands with Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic on the Antarctica, South Georgia, Falkland Islands adventure

Antarctica — Land of Sea and Ice

On February 24, 2015, I posted this to social media: “I’m leaving Antarctica today. But not before stopping to see where Shackleton’s men lived before being rescued and seeing a leopard seal kill.” Rewriting this now, this post reads as fiction. But this type of experience truly is par for the course in the land […]

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Outdoor Adventures in or Near Washington, DC

My team at work is launching a spacecraft this year so I’m grounded from international travel until at least February. The good part of that is that I am able to explore my vicinity (greater Washington, DC) with a fine-tooth comb while saving pennies for my next big adventure: Antarctica! Until then, I plan to become […]

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Prayer flags in the Himalayas lead the way to Mt. Everest in Nepal (Image: Jonathan Irish | http://www.jonathanirish.com)

Great Quotations About Hiking, Walking, Mountaineering

❤ “Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.” — Margaret Young ❤ “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking.  Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” — Raymond Inmon “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” — Jeffrey Rasley “It’s always further than it looks. […]

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Soweto, South Africa & Forward Acts of Peace

Sometimes, you accidentally hire a guide who turns out to be the best guide that you could possibly hire — the one with the inside scoop. He or she knows exactly where on the back roads to take you, and whom to take you to, as well. We hired that guide at midnight the night before our outing […]

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Quotations about success

Quotations About Success

Horatio Alger Jr. wrote more than 100 books targeting young, working class American men to help them learn how to lead exemplary lives. His first book, Ragged Dick, was published in 1867 and presented an honest young spendthrift named Dick who would go on to achieve the American Dream. In the 1930’s and ’40’s, Alger’s work was called propaganda for celebrating […]

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