i feel tolkeinized.
i'm two days from finishing The Warrior's Workout, and after a month of buddhist quips and painfully high kicks i do feel rather more enlightened. if anybody wants the book after i'm done with it, just holla. testimonial: there's a slack line set up behind the library, and with this kung fu under my belt i am not so prone to face plant off of it.
in other news, "being in the now" proves to be as rewarding and difficult as it's been since i can remember. the Sifu says that anything we do can be "action meditation", that you can lose your ego in the tumble of any activity if you focus enough attention on it, really get into it. in fact, he likes to point out the limited usefullness of sitting in lotus position for hours on end.
i'm thinking about starting a series of Organic Gardening 101 modules, to fit with my dad's needs to transform his property.
i continue to add to the blogroll. here's a new one: Pirate Papa: A Journal of Anarcho-Green D(o).I(t).Y(ourself). Parenting