Quality of light

I just went out for a walk as I'm having a high-anxiety day. There's no particular reason for the anxiety, other than the pandemic and Ontario's chaotic public health messaging right now, wondering if we've chosen the right path in keeping our kids going to school in-person, economic and career anxiety, plus the usual to-do … Continue reading Quality of light

Proprioception, or how to exercise when you hate it and you aren’t any good at it.

The last month, when my leg has been mostly ready to go, I have been struggling to get back into martial arts training, which isn't really great for a martial artist! But I was reading a question on a chat community from someone who wants to exercise but feels like they are just no good … Continue reading Proprioception, or how to exercise when you hate it and you aren’t any good at it.

No Man’s Land (1)

Sometimes when we lose our heroes we lose ourselves. And the corollary holds. Growing up I frequently got through the day (hour...minute) by fantasizing constantly. My mind was full of The Bionic Woman, Star Wars, Star Trek, Arthurian legend, V, Pern...pretty much anything other than the there and then. I could call it fandom, or … Continue reading No Man’s Land (1)

Giddy up

It's been a while! Quick summary: I loved my job at The Royal Conservatory for two years, but with Noah growing up sooo fast and Liam fast on his heels, as well as having fallen in love with martial arts, I took a job at what I will now refer to as The Academy as … Continue reading Giddy up