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“Inside the 1996 Everest Disaster”

November 23, 2010


Pictured above: Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, the first-hand account of the catastrophic 1996 Everest expedition in which nearly ten climbers perished. The work provides an exhaustive account of the expedition and aims to clarify statements and inaccurate details that were hastily published by adventure magazine Outside. The publication’s original intent was to portray […]

Hike: Windham Mountain to Blackhead Mountains Range

November 9, 2010


This past weekend, (November 6-7), I went for another hike with Rob in the Catskill Mountains. This would be my most ambitious hike yet, totaling 14.5 miles over two days. In terms of distance, our first day would be a cinch, 5.1 miles to the summit of Windham Mountain and then camping at Burnt Knob. […]

A Very Hetero Manhunk List

November 5, 2010


A great website I often visit is The Art of Manliness. It sounds cheesy because it often is, but there are a plethora of good articles in there. One of them makes a distinction between two similar words: “manliness”; virtues and values men should strive for such as bravery, honor, and loyalty. Then there’s my idea […]

5 Days in October

November 3, 2010


These pictures were taken from October 20-25, 2010. They are snippets or “snid-bits,” (as I once said in a college writing class because I had never used the word before,) of my life. I was eating pasta and watching Blow (2001) when this sunset occurred. I wrote a poem about it. Pasta dinner This evening the […]