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Landing in Shanghai 1990

I don't remember landing in Shanghai so much as landing in Hong Kong. 1990. The airport in Hong Kong was not on it's own island. We came through a multitude of tall buildings, 20 stories or more - at least…

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Temple Complex, Wudang Mountains December 1999

1999 Wudangshan

There are some stories no one else can tell. I need to tell them. 1999. Wudangshan. I had asked my teacher, Prof. Liu, if we could go to Wudangshan (The Wudang Mountains). In 1995, I had asked. That is another…

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The Temple At Tianzhu, Wudang Mountain, December 1999

Self-Discipline Starts with Knowing

Self-Discipline starts with knowing who you are and what you can do. It's a very self-centered process. That notion - self-centered - has a negative connotation for many. Someone who is self-centered is seen as selfish and self-absorbed. The difference…

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Terra Cotta Warrior

Nothing will happen today

Deciding that nothing will happen today seems counter to what most of us want. We like new things to come into our lives. But what about when you don't want something? There's a connection to what we have in taiji…

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Saturday Morning Class

Saturday Morning Class Starts: April 27, 2019 Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 am Location: Gemini Springs Park (East side parking. Then, across the Spillway, opposite the Spring House) For a while now, I've been thinking about starting a class (or two).…

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Spring Iris In Bloom

Not being angry

There are good kinds of anger that can spur us to act, as when we become angry if we see something wrong. We may feel angry that whatever it is has happened and try to correct it or do something…

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My Old Notes

Notes. It’s good to keep notes.

Reviewing several of the forms I've learned after time away and finding I don't remember certain pieces isn't something I thought would ever happen. Silly me. Luckily, I took notes. Usually what happens is I will start a sequence, find a…

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