Monthly Archives: October 2010

It is Operation Christmas Child time! Have you packed your shoebox yet?

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Tombstone Inscription: Died at 30; Buried at 60

Tombstone Inscription: Died at 30; Buried at 60

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There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know. Rene Daumal

You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One … Continue reading

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Mountains are not fair or unfair – they are just dangerous. Reinhold Messner

Mountains are not fair or unfair – they are just dangerous. Reinhold Messner

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It is easier to love Humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor. – Eric Hoffer

It is easier to love Humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor. Eric Hoffer

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We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

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It’s not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it’s advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so. English alpinist

It’s not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it’s advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so. English alpinist

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Watch out w’en yu er gittin all you want. Fattenin’ hogs ain’t in luck. – Joel Chandler Harris

Watch out w’en yu er gittin all you want. Fattenin’ hogs ain’t in luck. Joel Chandler Harris

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Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity Gaston Rebufat

Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity Gaston Rebufat

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For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9

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