Fear can by crippling. Fear can change our lives. Fear can make us do things that simply do not make sense...Fear itself is not our real problem.
Yesterday I finally did something I had been planning to do for over 4 years. I climbed Mt. Timpanogos. We encountered what I will now forever call, Satan's Cliff of Eternal Hell and Damnation.
Then all of a sudden, I saw an American flag vigorously waving in the stiff breeze to my left. I started to walk toward it and then realized it was perched on the very edge of a sheer rock cliff.
If you were hoping this post was about some awesome recipe of how to cook chicken while camping out on a mountain, then you will likely be disappointed. Nope, this post is about a 6' 3" chicken. Me.
A climb up Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon provides an amazing experience and a few surprises.
The view from the Canyon Overlook Trail Every since I have been in Utah, I have wanted to make the trip to Zion National Park. It is located in southeastern Utah. It is about 200 miles from where I live. Ann and I just decided that we would drive down for an overnight. We really … Continue reading Finally Made it to Zion!
On our journey to Chino Valley, AZ to visit my Aunt Lynn, Uncle Jim and cousin Emily and her family, we happened to journey by the Hoover Dam. I haven't been there since the pickle tour, 30 years prior. A lot had changed. Most notably my insane fear of heights. This is evidenced on the … Continue reading My Dam Fear of Heights
I cannot believe I did it. Somehow, I was able to overcome my fear of heights, and complete the hike to Delicate Arch at Arches National Park. I was dizzy from the heights and drenched with sweat. I was able to take some pix, but hardly what I would have done if I was not … Continue reading Delicate (and FREAKY) Arch
We had to do it. Even though we all have a ridiculous fear of heights, we had to do it. Yep, we rode the Orlando Eye...all 400 feet of it. The girls were screaming and crying the whole time and I got to the point where I had to sit down because I was freaking … Continue reading The Orlando Eye