I should note that James's little brother Tom has also been on three MTA trips (Wyoming-Montana '08, Alaska-Canada '10, Colorado Rockies '11), and he's signed up for our Europe by Eurail trip in 2013. So, who knows what Tom will be doing in the future.
This video was a feature on WLOS-TV (Channel 13 in Asheville, NC) last week. Check it out. You'll be impressed.