Archive for November, 2008

Of Snow, Rafts and Cold Water

November 7, 2008

The night Preston came to me with an offer of an adventure in the back country, it was snowing quite heavily, and it was the first real good snow that we had, bringing tidings of the upcoming winter that was close at hand. With the topography map spread out upon the table, he directed my […]

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Tanalian Mountain Hike

November 7, 2008

July 2003…Imagine a place, in the middle of nowhere. Mountains toped with snow, and sweeping views in every direction. That is where I found myself, climbing steadily, as all of the worries of the world seemed to slip from my mind, and thankfully the mosquitoes followed suit, and were left in the shelter of the […]

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INTL ALERT Academy, Basic Training, Spring 2006

November 2, 2008

My mind raced, from one thought to the next, wondering, waiting, as the plane touched down in Dallas / Ft. Worth, Texas, and taxied into the Gate. I knew what I was doing, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had prepared as much as I could, but some how […]

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