Realistic Resolutions

I took the owl doodles and threw them into my “resolution” list. I wasn’t planning to make a list, but during my therapy session, my therapist urged me to at least pick a few things to work towards this year. After a bit of contemplation, I think the above is a decent amount of goalsContinue reading “Realistic Resolutions”

CHAOS and the Weekend

So what did you do this weekend? The cats keep jumping up on the buffet where the television is located. That’s not a great location for them so we’ve been trying to cajole them into moving to a better spot. New cat beds were one attempt. Now we’ve got a new cat tree. It isContinue reading “CHAOS and the Weekend”

More Seminar Footage

Eddie and Danny Satterfield gave a really insightful talk about Sanchin Stances. I’ve uploaded all the video footage I took to an album on Google. I have to say I really enjoyed this one and the information I gathered during this portion of the seminar could have easily taken up most of the day. SanchinContinue reading “More Seminar Footage”

Karate Seminar in Honor of Charla

At the end of October, we had a karate Seminar in honor of an Isshin Ryu practitioner who passed away suddenly in 2020. Due to the pandemic lockdown, the seminar was pushed back. Overall the seminar managed to raise a nice donation of $750 to go towards East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and $100 to theContinue reading “Karate Seminar in Honor of Charla”

The “E” in PLEASE is Exercise!

We all know that physical health is important. Our doctors hammer that into our heads every time we visit. Health and fitness classes back in our grade school, high school, and even college days stressed on this matter. There’s so many physical and mental health benefits from getting regular exercise. It’s backed by decades ofContinue reading “The “E” in PLEASE is Exercise!”

KARATE AT THE OLYMPICS~!!!

I nearly forgot that the karate portion of the Olympics was coming up. I’m so excited about this, I’ll definitely be tuning in when I can. Schedule is posted here. Trying to remember the time difference. There’s been some funny articles about karate being in the Olympics. It’s definitely not the Karate Kid movie guys.Continue reading “KARATE AT THE OLYMPICS~!!!”

Good Bye, July!

You can always tell when the end of the month is near. The police are out in droves to give tickets and meet their quota. I’m so glad that July is finally behind us, but Second Summer in Tennessee is a real kicker. It’s going to be SO MUCH HOTTER now. I had to runContinue reading “Good Bye, July!”