How Michelle Kwan influenced my attitude

I was reading how Michelle Kwan  left figure skating.  An article in a news rag documented that she now does yoga, rollerblading, swimming and running, it made me ponder what that was like and how she came to peace with it.  The pictures of her show her happy and engaged in life.  She displayed no … Continue reading How Michelle Kwan influenced my attitude

Mud in my rifle

Imagine a trained Marine, in a combat situation…say, he is stationed in a barracks in the Middle East and routinely patrols war zones with others, all trained just like he is.  At the start of each day, and before dinner each evening, he takes his rifle apart and cleans it.  It is not just a … Continue reading Mud in my rifle