Exposed to five thousand years of alternative treatment history.

Life teaches you lessons in unexpected places. Sometimes on a mountain trail in Park City, Utah.

An attempt to climb Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. And learning an important lesson: what counts in the end is making it back alive.

At 14,000 feet, you are not battling the altitude. You are, mostly, battling yourself.

Thank you, dad.

Somehow I had to make it to the airport. With options running low, I requested a lyft for the first time.