Posts tagged Recreation

Kilimanjaro Featured in the Foreign S...

The prestigious Foreign Service Journal featured my book Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill in this year’s “In Their Own Write” compilation of books published by Foreign Service-affiliated authors. The Foreign Service Journal wrote of Kilimanjaro (p. 36): Approaching middle age, sick and overweight, Mike Edwards was hardly in sh [...]

Kilimanjaro Book Wins Honorable Menti...

My book, Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, has been awarded Honorable Mention by the 2012 Global Ebook Award in the Sports/Fitness/Recreation Non-Fiction category. Kilimanjaro is a memoir that chronicles my attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife cri [...]

The Support

A poem. God provides the foundation On which our home is built A solid base that anchors it To soft soil or shifting sand Your strength is the structure That keeps this delicate form From blowing, washing away When the wind and rain come Your dedication is the frame That holds up this fragile life As it reaches toward heaven Buttressing its s [...]