Category Archives: Experiences

End of the World

To commemorate the end of the world today, I created an 8tracks playlist: See you guys in the next life, when we are all cats.

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Damned

Last year Todd and I went to see Chuck Palahniuk at the Bagdad. The event started off with a Q&A session with Chuck and Lidia Yuknavitch, an up and coming author. The questions they read each other were chosen from … Continue reading

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Android 4.2

I came across an article today at Android Police talking about manually installing Android 4.2: http://www.androidpolice.com/2012/11/13/android-4-2-build-jop40c-rolling-out-to-the-nexus-7-now-manual-download-link-available/ It listed 4 steps: Step 1: Download the Android 4.2 zip from Google Step 2: Boot the Nexus 7 into recovery mode Step 3: … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson

Last year Todd and I went to see Neal Stephenson at the Bagdad. He was reading from his latest and thickest book “ReadMe.” The book sounded intriguing, and I would have been happy if he kept reading for the entire … Continue reading

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A Fall Adventure

I don’t have enough adventures. That is what is going through my head as I decide to help out with moving Aaron and Carolina Warkentin to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  They were living in Las Vegas, being way too warm in … Continue reading

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3 Lessons From Bob

Bob is absurdly wealthy. His currency is the spoken word and he spends with the ease and grace of Paris Hilton. When I sit down next to him, he’s clearly just warming up. He’s in the middle of a story, … Continue reading

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My Definition of Martial Arts

Nick Lemire asked another great question: “What is your definition of Martial Art?” I would say martial arts is part self protection and part self expression.  A true martial art helps you develop the tools to powerfully defend yourself or loved … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Training

Nick Lemire asked the question “How do you feel your [Martial Arts] training has affected your life and spirituality?”   I thought about it for a few days.  It’s such a big question.  I see life and spirituality as the … Continue reading

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Zen Focus Tech

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2010 Already

At the end of last year I set a goal to do 1 blog post a week for an entire year for 52 posts.  This is the last post of the year and it is number 46.  While I didn’t … Continue reading

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