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Research is the Key

Lone elephant in Kenya

Lone elephant in Kenya

The key to success is research whether it is writing a book, or preparing for a mountaineering expedition or applying for a professional job. I feel better when I am prepared, organized and have completed my research. It has become a part of me. Over the years the more I traveled, the more I learned and the more eager I began to think about something more challenging. I was nearing the end of my teaching career when I decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. It was my first international high adventure and the first time traveling alone to a foreign country. I put a lot of effort into the planning and this was months before the expedition. Continue reading