May 23, 2017

After a restful sleep and a filling breakfast at my no frills hotel is Moshi, I was greeted on the morning of January  21st by Joy Minja, the Head Guide who would lead me up the mountain.  He is a great guy who has summited Kili over 400 times. 

Since 1990, anyone wishing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro must by law hire a licensed guide company.  For a few years thereafter, crafty climbers could sneak into the Kilimanjaro...

April 28, 2017

  • An estimated 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm, or 1 in 50 people.

  • The annual rate of rupture is approximately 8 – 10 per 100,000 people or about 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture. There is a brain aneurysm rupturing every 18 minutes. Ruptured brain aneurysms are fatal in about 40% of cases. Of those who survive, about 66% suffer some permanent ne...

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