New States, New Adventures, New Options, and Just a Whole ‘Lotta New!

Quarantine is lifted (for now), Lia is graduating Residency, I moved to Milwaukee, Lia is moving to Ohio, I seem to live my entire professional life on Zoom, the cat is getting skinnier and I was mentioned ever so briefly in Black Belt Magazine (Thank you Jackson Rudolph!) Also, I'm becoming something of an expert …

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Broekn stump in Kohler, WI

Here’s What I Want: Thoughts on Expectations

The thing about expectations is that they are oftentimes mired, for me anyway, in some really ridiculous premises. For example. I had an expectation to create a brand-new space in a new building working with two different groups of people, a landlord, several employees, and a small army of contractors and workmen, in two weeks. …

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AmeriKick Internationals: Back in the Ring

Last month (already!) was the AmeriKick Internationals. It was the first NASKA event I had been to in a while. Between honeymoon, black belt tests, working, taking over a business, and graduate school, getting annoyingly sick, and generally running all over the great state of Wisconsin with a grin and a lot of coffee there's …

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