Posted on February 23, 2018
In preparation of setting the World Speed Skiing record in Portillo Chile in 1963, seventeen year old Dick Dorworth leaps over his 54 Chevy at Sky Tavern on the Mt. Rose Highway outside Reno (Mt. Rose in the background) in May 1956.
There are events in every person’s life that remain in the mind (and, therefore, the heart and spirit) like sign posts on the (so far) endless road to which one can return when necessary for guidance ahead or to see how far one has traveled. Some, like the birth of a child, are filled with mystery, wonder and the joy of life; others are reminders of the inscrutable danger, misery and vile creatures, people and circumstances that each of us inescapably experiences and really hopes to avoid in the future.
In the latter category, two events from my life often come to…
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