Finally made it to taekwondo yesterday and the gym today. This after a several week sabbatical of sorts. Was fighting a nasty cold for a few weeks, then sprained my ankle at taekwondo. Now, that sounds better than the full description. I sprained my ankle, at taekwondo, after my third JUMPING JACK! Jeez…I’m a black … [Read more…]
Hey Seattle-based chums, Any of you planning on attending “Network After Work Seattle at Amber“? It’s Wednesday evening right by Pike Place Market. For me, driving to downtown mid-week/evenings is a bit of a pain. Back when I worked at Starbucks it was easy (it’s only a few minutes north, and, ostensibly, on my way home). … [Read more…]
Life is not about how you survive the storm; it’s about how you dance in the rain.
An interesting week. Much excitement, accompanied, as that often is, by aggravation. My team is moving at a frantic pace. In such circumstances, things get lost in the blizzard. Which frustrates me more than anything. I can deal with most annoyances with grace and patience. Except when the causality is mine. My tolerance is slim towards … [Read more…]
This morning’s calmness I always feel at peace here The presence of home I hope your Friday or productive and effective.
Went walking this evening. It’s been nice walking in the evenings these past two nights; last Friday I gave my left ankle s mild sprain. That frustrated me as I was starting to do jumping jacks. JUMPING JACKS! I’m a black belt in taekwondo and am limping after jumping jacks. Sigh… It’s nice seeing the … [Read more…]
A warrior isn’t somebody who doesn’t get knocked down. It’s somebody who doesn’t stay knocked down
The mist of my breath Intertwined with the starlight My flickering dreams
Often, my challenge with dreams, comes when pushing against reality. I question the validity of the dream. There’s this deep seated element believing that passion brings about an end challenges. So, these roadblocks mean, to my mind, that the journey is not divinely driven. I need to challenge that mind game, rob it of it’s … [Read more…]