Birthday Musings

Today, I'm 34, and I have some sort of plague (in it's earliest stages). I'd like to watch everything on my DVR machine while I sip coffee by the fireplace all day, but, I have some work I must do today. But, come on, it's my birthday. So, I've compromised with myself. I've decided to […]

Lessons Learned on the Mountain

As I continue to reflect on the Mt. Whitney hike, simple spiritual lessons continue to surface. Here are some lessons that were reinforced or that I picked up along the way: Brotherhood We have been united as Brothers in Christ for a long time. But, there is something that unites people who have to share […]

Climbing Mt. Whitney

On Thursday morning at 4am I will leave Escondido with five other guys from NCCC to attempt to climb Mt. Whitney. Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States, standing at an imposing 14,505 feet. Ironically, it's just 76 miles west of the lowest point in North America–which I'm guessing is a […]