Using practice to reduce fear responses

Guy Windsor is an expert swordsman in his own right, but he is also a historical martial arts researcher and has written books about it, and also teaches swordsmanship. He teaches at The School of European Swordsmanship which began in Helsinki, Finland but now has more twelve schools around the world. He has written six… Continue reading Using practice to reduce fear responses


What do you call a gathering of heroes? A Roundtable!

In late October 2018, in the picturesque town of Howell, Michigan, the Hero Roundtable convened, a gathering of heroes, and aspiring heroes looking to improve their skills, or learn new ones to become better heroes in their communities. According to their website, “The Hero Roundtable is a worldwide event series, that inspires and instructs people… Continue reading What do you call a gathering of heroes? A Roundtable!


Family Weekend, Turns Tragic

A weekend getaway turned into a family's worst nightmare. While fishing and having fun on a river in rural New York, a family outing turned into a 30-plus agency search for a father and son. Water rescue, underwater search teams, drones and even helicopters were used in the search. Locals are searching for a man… Continue reading Family Weekend, Turns Tragic


Something to Consider

If science says it cannot prevent psychosis, and there isnt enough money to lock up the convicted criminals AND the potential criminals and nutjobs out there, then what are we to do? In the old days, the "cold War" days there was a theory about mutually assured destruction, meaning that governments made sure they had… Continue reading Something to Consider


Interesting Experiments

I found this interesting poet using a very constrained form. He tries to only use six words to express himself, so he tries in six words to create an image, an idea or concept. I am thinking this is worth trying, so bear with me over the next few days as I make an attempt… Continue reading Interesting Experiments

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The search for life

It's been a while since I blogged, and maybe that is a good thing. I have had some major changes in my life, and made some course corrections to it as well. I was looking for direction, got that, then I was looking for myself, found that, was very very dis-satisfied with what I got,… Continue reading The search for life


Something to committ too

Ok, all I want to try something new.  I want to try to blog everyday, and have something to say that might be good-bad-or indifferent. The idea is to say something everyday, and see how things go for some time. Josef



Ummmm can you tell I dont write alot, and I am soo verbose in person, but I think at this time I am just trying to get my life legs back, and unlearn the evil ways of the world....lol


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