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I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent

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5146 steps

Each year, I organize an international trip to raise money for my charity, Climb For Kids. Typically, those trips have a goal of climbing some far off summit of a majestic mountain. This year I wanted to do something different.

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Jessie is also running to save lives

Climb For Kids participant and my girlfriend, Jessie Alan is joining me on the big run over in China next week. She put together this fun video to encourage folks to support her in the event. I love it. If

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Climb For Kids wine benefit

Last night I held a Climb For Kids benefit at my house as the follow up to my “Power of 7” campaign. The campaign itself generated an astonishing $17,107.62 which will be 100% donated to families seeking treatment for fetal

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The Power of 7

As most of you are obviously aware, I am a Steelers fan. No, scratch that. I live and breathe every morsel of information regarding the Steelers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As many of you discovered, I

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New photos from Peter

Chamonix-11 Originally uploaded by pwall67 Dr. Wall posted some new photos from our trip. He also has a blog entry which is on It was joy having him along with us on this trip.

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Climb For Kids – The Alps

I think the altitude finally got to me. I’m home from 2.5 weeks in the Alps and I’ve been in a little bit of a crazy, slap happy mood. The lack of sleep and altitude kinda got to me, I

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Climb For Kids – Ruth Mountain 2010

I was incredibly honored to help Benni Sack up Ruth Mountain this past weekend. Emma even said hi to us (pic on left). She has a great write up about her adventure on the Climb For Kids website. Pix are

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Cosmic Highlighters

Sometimes coincidences happen and they are simply coincidences.  Other times, the coincidences pile up so high that you know something is amiss.  Today was one of those days when I knew something was amiss. Get ready for another installment of

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