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Hey Taxi! A taxi driver friend of ours dropped us a line the other day after a particularly good day on the job.

I’ve been threatening to start a HEY TAXI! blog because as a taxi driver in Bermuda, I daily have some interesting conversations and often encounter an almost noteworthy event, but so far nothing has seemed truly “blogworthy” until yesterday, when I had a nice little experience worth passing on.   I took the job like any other. “You’re picking up Harbour Paget west x63...you’re number is 535-1573,” crackled the dispatcher over the radio. “Roger, roger,” I respond. That’s local radio talk for “cool.”...

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Christmas Giving

The original Toys for Tots program began in 1947 when Major Bill Hendricks collected and distributed 5,000 toys to needy children. (more…)

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog #4

Three weeks out from Africa. It is in the middle of the migration is my understanding so I will get to see something I have always wanted to see, after the climb. Thanks to WWE 100% of money goes to kids programs to help youngsters have bette...

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog #3

Five weeks out from Kilimanjaro. The heavy work has already started. One thing I have realized is mountain climbing is not like a marathon, but rather, it is like doing a marathon at altitude every day for a week straight. Looking at the itin...

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog #2

Today training starts getting very real in my Seven Summits for Kids quest. I’m exactly 16 weeks out from Aconcagua in South America and anytime you are training for a mountain with an estimated 30% success rate that is nicknamed Mount Death y...

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John Layfield’s Seven Summits Blog

Training starts this week on my second mountain, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, Africa) that I will leave to climb September 21. I have just over eight weeks but a much bigger head start to my training then I did for Mt. Elbrus, which I just attempted i...