A Walk in Nepal Portfolio

A Walk in Nepal Portfolio

If you subscribe to the blog via e-mail, a notice was not sent to you about a new portfolio item. Portfolio is a fancy way of saying: There are some photos of Nepal on the blog now! Please click on the "Portfolio" tab and wait a moment for the photos to load. I did downsize them some, so loading shouldn't take forever. Click on the first image and a slider will appear. You can use arrow keys or the arrow on the screen to navigate forward. Here is the statement printed on the…continue reading →
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life

Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life

Note: I know many of you have been asking questions about Nepal (especially this "little" earthquake business). I promise all of that is coming. A book review seemed much more manageable and realistic to start! Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life by Arlene Blum (author of: Annapurna: A Woman's Place). Blum is an author, climber, and has a PhD. in biophysical chemistry. This is not an "average" climbing book with only cold, technical details. This climbing book is also Blum's memoir. Each chapter begins with a glimpse into Blum's dysfunctional childhood in a Jewish…continue reading →