Sitting with a colleague in a local restaurant I happened to look up and see a rather imposing, angry looking man heading across the floor directly to me. The expression on his face was wrought with emotion and just when I was about to duck under the table he extended his hand to me and introduced himself. As he pumped my arm he said, “I’m Nels Dugstad. You saved my son’s life.” Well I wasn’t about to disagree with him at that precise moment but, for the record, I’d now like to say his son Dustin saved his own life. We just threw him the rope. Read more.