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Making a Mountain out of a Molehill

For the 3 people who read my steaming pile of blogginess, you’ve noticed a drop-off lately.  While I am sure that apologizing for not posting is not only the first cardinal sin of blogging, I am doubly sure that it veignly implies that anyone actually gives a crap in the first place…

At any rate, the title is commensurate with my indignant yet sincerly apologetic prose; I am making a mountain out of a molehill.  Specifically, I am busy getting ready to climb one.   A mountain, that is.

In January, thanks to the kind and mid-life-crisis-driven-niceites of my friend Craig Samuel, a group of 5 of us are climbing/hiking both Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.  I have to tell you that despite the fear of suffering a high altitude cerebral edema (Kili is ~19,000 feet high) I am psyched.

Besides working 16+ hours a day at this point, I’m also walking to/from work and everywhere else I can in order to prepare for the jaunt up one of the world’s legenday seven summits.

So, there it is…the reason for my laziness.


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  1. October 25th, 2006 at 04:25 | #1

    I'd wondered where you'd gotten off to, but I figured that life had just gotten in the way of blogging. Happens to all of us from time to time. I hope you get some rest once in a while, it wouldn't do to burn out before you even get to Kiliminjaro.
    Besides, who has time to read those small books you call blog posts? 🙂

  2. October 25th, 2006 at 22:10 | #2

    Glad to see you back with a post. I am in town the 31st and plan on stopping by in the morning. We on for lunch? Will have folks with me as well

  3. October 25th, 2006 at 23:10 | #3

    Good luck with your climb, Chris. A spouse of one our employees does a big climb every year. All the best – Mitchell

  4. October 26th, 2006 at 10:26 | #4

    I was missing the biting prose as well. Glad to see you are still alive (at least for now, I guess – mountain climbing??).

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