Step 14

“Make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. If you want to get more out of life, you must lose your inclination for monotonous security and adopt a helter-skelter style of life that will at first appear to you to be crazy. But once you become accustomed to such a life you will see its full meaning and its incredible beauty.” ― Jon Krakauer

Peaking Thru the Bridge – San Francisco, California

Love those early morning wake up calls. This a.m. I met Mr. Casey McCallister at Conzelman Road, at that one spot where you can see the Transamerica Tower thru the uprights of the Golden Gate Bridge. It was a decent morning for sunrise, and strange to be able to see the whole city with no fog or clouds, as the last time I was up here you could barely even see the bridge!

The Bridge San Francisco William Woodward

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