Costa Mesa, California
November 22, 2021

Dear Family & Friends:

I am proud to report that Ollie and his Dad, Simon, completed a Half Marathon in Orange County on November 7, 2021. “Life to the Fullest” is our goal for Ollie. Congratulations to Ollie & Simon!

I have been asked to make a presentation about my 2019 “Source to Gulf“ Mississippi River canoe trip. Here is the 30-minute video that I will use in that presentation. I will post this video in my Gallery if you want to watch it later.

Most of you who have followed my adventures know that I love hot sauce. This addiction began when I was a child. I now have one of the greatest hot sauce collections in the world. In my travels to every continent, I have never met anyone who can match my capacity for Scoville-inflicted  pain. In 2021, the Paqui “One Chip Challenge” was issued. The Paqui chip combines ingredients from two of the hottest peppers in the world-the Carolina Reaper Pepper (1.7 million Scoville Units) and the Scorpion Pepper (1.2 million Scoville units). The One Chip Challenge is to eat the entire chip without drinking or eating anything to alleviate the pain. Here is a video that features my performance.

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all of you. We have so much to be thankful for-a loving God, our families and living in the greatest country on the planet.