May round-up

May is gone, no idea how that happened, because my mind still firmly believes we're somewhere in March. It got warmer and it got sunnier and I appreciate it, but my brain is clearly in denial, maybe because I really do feel I should start exercising again and cannot use short days as an excuse …

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Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer – Quotes

There may be many, many reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Everest is an intrinsically irrational act – a triumph of desire over sensibility. Any person who would seriously consider it is almost by definition beyond the sway of reasonable argument. [...]these escapades had occurred years earlier, in some cases decades earlier, when …

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