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Endurance Indeed

Some memories and images from my 2004 crossing of South Georgia with Dave Hahn, prompted by today's discovery of the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship.

MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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Repetition of History

History repeats itself...but not always with horror. There are repetitions of beauty as well.

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION

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What's In A Name?

Mount Everest, or Chomolungma? Peak XV was renamed "Everest" in 1856, after it was discovered to be the highest in the world. But, did the renaming not only ignore history, but also leave something behind?

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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Trapped by Our History

In 1962, James Baldwin wrote that many Americans are "trapped in a history they do not understand." How do we understand our history, especially one so tortured and tough as ours?

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION TRAVEL

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