Archive Mar. 2008

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Mar

3/30/2008

I am getting ready to leave on an adventure of a lifetime! Tomorrow, I will fly to Thailand and ultimately end up at the base of the world’s tallest mountain–Mt. Everest! There are a few reasons why I decided to make this big trip. First, my Dad has always been an inspiration to me my […]

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Mar

3/29/2008

Dear Family & Friends: On Sunday, March 30, Lori, Amy and I will board a Thai Airlines flight to Bangkok, Thailand. We arrive in Bangkok on April 1 and will stay in the city until April 3 when we depart for Kathmandu, Nepal. We fly from Kathmandu to Lukla on April 6 to start our […]

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Mar

3/14/2008

The last few days have had us on an emotional roller coaster over our Everest trip plans this year. First, the news is bad, then it is good, then it turns bad again, only to reverse itself and repeat the cycle. Today, the news is good…well sort of good, at least for folks, like me, […]

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Mar

3/11/2008

Dear Family & Friends: I have not even left the United States and the drama has already begun. As most of you know, the Chinese plan to run the Olympic torch up the South side and down the North side of Mt. Everest as part of the 2008 Olympics. Permits to climb Mt. Everest from […]