Mr. Rogers & the Dalai Lama

Found this a while back on the site Awesome People Hanging Out. (the link is also on my blogroll on the right). I’m not loyal fans of either, but I can appreicate their shared visions of the world. Mr. Rogers in particular I remember watching his show as a kid growing up. Mr. Rogers you… Continue reading Mr. Rogers & the Dalai Lama

No Resolutions? No Problem…

I’ve never had many strong resolutions in years past. Blame it on my utter lack of confidence in many areas – mix that in with some questionable family history and you have not a whole lot to look forward – or not a whole lot to change from year’s previous. This year however, will be… Continue reading No Resolutions? No Problem…

Each Individual…

Each individual is born with a distinctive temperament…We indiscriminately employ children of different bents on the same exercises; their education destroys the special bent and leaves a dull uniformity. Therefore after we have wasted our efforts in stunting the true gifts of nature we see the short-lived and illusory brilliance we have substituted die away,… Continue reading Each Individual…

Thoughts & Musings

Here’s the actual scene where this soundtrack comes into play: I’ve been recently entranced by this piece from the movie Batman Begins. I’ve forgotten the site but someone online had written a wonderful interpretation of this piece. In the first half of the song – according to the interpretation that I read, the child’s voice… Continue reading Thoughts & Musings

Brief Return to Training

Went to training for the first time in 4 weeks. It’s good to be back! Even if it was for a couple of hours being on the mat doing something productive with my life is always refreshing. Both Sensei were in good moods; some mistakes here and there but nothing that was out of the… Continue reading Brief Return to Training