I’ve been playing grad school musical chairs these past few weeks. I had a realization that the grant writing class I had signed up for was, while helpful, not particularly what I wanted to do with my summer. It was also requiring huge amounts of my time and effort, and I wasn’t able to do things … More Musical Chairs, But With Life Things.
Time seems to pass in huge chunks of insanity that have an occasional moment of free fall. Kind of like a blender that explodes. Everything is loud, spinning chaos with sharp edges until the moment the top flies off and then there is just a beautiful arc of puree arcing through the air in a … More A Quick Check in at One Year
Some of you may remember the Behemoth of my yesteryear. There is a trend that I’ve been following for the last few years. I seem to throw out my back or experience some other type of relatively minor injury that puts me out of commission for a week or so. This usually leads to some serious … More Enter Stage Right: Mr. Hobbles
Infinity Nationals is this weekend. Life has been crazy and it only seems to be accelerating. I have my wife’s graduation from Medical School, a move to Madison coming up on the horizon, as well as several weddings… I don’t think this post going anywhere particularly productive. What to write? Often times I run into a … More What to Write…
I have a hard truth for you. At some point, everyone, including the great Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris, was horrible at martial arts. No one has ever been born knowing how to do a perfect front kick. Nor do children at play naturally fall into front stances and punch from their core. In fact, … More Dojo Questions: What if I’m Not Good at Karate?
I got the article on the AmeriKick Internationals wrapped and done, thanks to some great editors and more than a little coffee. The event itself was great, and I had a whole lot of fun. If you don’t remember, check out this article. But, please check out the article on SportMartialArts.com. They’re doing a whole … More New News! (Of the whole bunch of work getting done variety)
There have been times in my life where things started to spin a little too fast. I have always tended to overload my plate and the inevitable result should be all of the plans and designs coming crashing down into a beautiful tapestry of flames and broken promises. But it hasn’t. But, oh my, has … More Quiescent Moments