Sports Fans

Outside my window, not long ago and from somewhere several blocks away, there came a roar, apparently of joy.  It was sustained over several minutes and it was loud: dozens (hundreds?) of voices plus car horns and air horns and who knows what else.  Under other circumstances, I would be concerned that a riot or revolution of some kind had broken out. Continue reading

The Rocky Road to Ninja-hood (Take 2)

I know I said that all I’ve been doing lately is working, but that’s not strictly true.  I have also been taking semi-weekly kickboxing classes.

This is, as those of you who have been following me from the beginning may remember, my second attempt at kickboxing.  My first attempt was with a kickboxing boot camp (you can read about it here if you want) and, like most athletic endeavours that I try, it was a humbling experience. Continue reading