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Five Days of Mindful Agony

This time my only injury was some mat burn on my left instep. I must be improving! Every year my body awareness, mindfulness, martial skill, and gratitude for this tribe increases. For many Springs we’ve had one of the larger … Continue reading

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The Awarding of Skirts

I successfully tested for first degree black belt in jujitsu late last month. My instructor managed to smuggle in a teacher from out of town to surprise us. We were surprised. Thanks to all my instructors and dojo-mates who made … Continue reading

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