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Girdwood, Alaska – Rainforest

Into the rainforest we walk with soft steps, silent voices, and open hearts. Morning rain seeps through the tall trees and the mountain side is shrouded in fog. Deeper in we cross wooden bridges over creeks following animal tracks, we examine stones laced with scars, and we marvel in being here, part of something larger. […]
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Mt. Everest 2014

On April 17th, 2014, at about 6:30 am local time, an avalanche struck a group of 50 Sherpas, and killed at least 13.  These people are the unknown and forgotten workhorses that literally carry some people up to the top, many perishing along the way.  Sherpas set routes with rope and anchors; they ferry loads of […]
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