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Roughing It in Mountain Cabins

When my wife informed me that two of our friends were getting married, I was happy for them in the easy, casual way that someone can be happy for people when it requires no effort. But when my wife, who is ordained clergy and licensed in…

Survivor

Leaning out of a HH-43B “Huskie” rescue helicopter, its intermeshing blades spinning inches above the tree tops, U.S. Airman First Class William A. Robinson swung a rescue cable toward the Air Force pilot nearly 100-feet below in the dense…

A Life of Service

It’s a sunny, blue-sky day, one of those days when the air is clear and distant objects are easily visible. It’s a good day to reflect upon where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going. As I sit with former U.S. Army Captain Ron…

Tilting at Waterfalls

There’s something about shooting a waterfall. Waterfalls are like sunsets or oceans or storms or the Milky Way—powerful, beautiful. They draw our attention and we pull out our cameras. Fortunately, we have a multitude of waterfalls within…