"You will never be completely at home again. Because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people

in more than one place"

                   - Spirit Sience

23 Jan 2017

During the summer I turned 50, I stood with my husband, Gene, and our thirteen-year-old daughter, Karin, in front of the Bergfűhrerbűreau (mountain-guide office) in Zermatt, Switzerland, collecting enough courage to go inside and sign up for guides to accompany us on our climb of the Matterhorn.  When I went to the movies as a teenager, every Paramount picture had a replica of this mountain as its logo, and I'd always wanted to climb it.

Gene was willing to go with me after we read the following commentary in William E. Reifsnyder’s Footloose in the Swiss Alps (2nd ed., 1974):

It is tempting to recommend that the hiker avoid Zermatt and the Matterhorn. Prices in Zermatt are high; it is tourist...

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