Where is the Picture of his Wife? — The happy Quitter!

At the top George Mallory wanted to leave a photograph of his wife. It hasn’t been found -yet. How far he got is unclear to this day. Clear is Mallory and Irvine had an accident. Unclear is if they were on there way up or down. In 1924 the British climbers George Mallory and Andrew […]

Where is the Picture of his Wife? — The happy Quitter!
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The Invisible Mountains we Climb — The happy Quitter!

What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? It is of no use. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behavior of the human body at high altitudes, and possibly medical men may turn our observation to some account for the purposes of aviation. […]

The Invisible Mountains we Climb — The happy Quitter!
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I listen

I wander out to the forest

Find a nice log to sit on

Plop myself down, face toward the sun, and close my eyes

With eyes closed I listen

The wind moving through the trees

The trees creaking and groaning

The squirrel chattering

The chickadees chanting

The bee buzzing

The crow’s flapping wings as it flies by

The coyote calling to its friends

The silence

Peaceful

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