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Carol Deckard lives in the Vail Valley. She is a Human Resources Director in the resort industry and continues to climb mountains!


Background Information

One frosty morning in December of 2008, I awakened to the reality that I was unemployed. Suddenly, I found myself among the thousands of other people who were looking for work in a dire economy. Together we stood at the same crossroad. 

After celebrating my 53rd birthday and more than 30 years in the resort business, several of them in Human Resources, I frantically thought – “What am I going to do next?”  
One day, a nature photography book by John Fiedler caught my attention. As I slowly turned the pages, the photographs transported me into the wilderness as I recalled my own experiences hiking in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The images captured the essence of the thoughts and emotions reverberating from within, motivating me to write Mountains of Inspiration, Reflections on Climbing Mountains.
Defining moments have the potential to transform our lives – personally, professionally and spiritually. If we listen carefully, we receive the wisdom to learn and grow and the courage to press on.  Step into the high country to reflect…
Accomplishments

Mountains of Inspiration was #11 in book sales at The Bookworm of Edwards for 2011!

Additional Information

Twenty percent of proceeds from book sales benefit Roundup River Ranch, a camp for children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Your gift will help enrich the lives of children living with serious medical conditions by providing year-round traditional camping activities that are fun, safe and empowering with appropriate medical care - free of charge. While at camp, children will soar to new heights,forget about their illness and enjoy just being a kid.

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Mountains of Inspiration
P.O. Box 725 
Avon CO 81620   USA
Contact Author: Carol A Deckard
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Mountains of Inspiration, Reflections on Climbing Mountains
Show appreciation to those who have helped you to climb mountains. Lift the spirits of a loved-one who has come to a crossroad in their life. Give them Mountains of Inspiration!

Mountains of Inspiration

Roundup River Ranch
Twenty percent of proceeds from book sales benefit Roundup River Ranch, a camp for children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Your gift will help enrich the lives of children living with serious medical conditions by providing year-round traditional camping activities that are fun, safe and empowering with appropriate medical care - free of charge. While at camp, children will soar to new heights,forget about their illness and enjoy just being a kid.






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