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Monthly archives for July, 2014

Mistakes Happen – Part 1

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren   Have you ever made a real big blunder? How did it make you feel? I remember an episode about ten years ago. I was planning for a business trip to the United States. Four months before my travel, my […]

I Did It! – Part 3

  For three hours, we ascended the steep incline, tramping through piles of rock rubble that made movement difficult. It seemed like a lifetime. I wondered for how long we could keep up with this. Then we took a sharp bend and were faced by a vast rock that rose twelve or so feet high. […]

This Isn’t Easy – Pa...

  On day two of our trek, we spent the night at Shipton’s camp. It is located just below Mount Kenya’s main peaks and nestled amongst towering rocks and giant groundsels. The camp provides a spectacular view of the north faces of Nelion and Batian. We woke up at 2:30 a.m. on day three, ready to […]

I Know You Can Do It – Par...

  For more than 10 years, I wanted to climb Mount Kenya. So early 2009, I finally decided to put aside all else and pursue this dream. “Why would you want to climb Mount Kenya?” One friend asked. “I didn’t know you are a mountaineer,” another said, and I responded that I wasn’t. “So, why […]


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