29
Sep
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We’ve been here about a month now. The honey moon is wearing off and is being replaced by a feeling of familiarity. It is getting colder, windier, and wetter. I’ve been working on getting into a routine to keep my time organized. Normally I take a 20 minute lunch-time nap. One of my favorite parts of […]

22
Sep
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The first two shots are of us practicing a drill called “centering”. It’s used for finding your balance and root into the ground. One person pushes and pulls on the elbows of their partner and tires to find the defenders point of balance. The person being pushed has to use their whole body to keep from […]

17
Sep
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Congratulations to my cousin who got married last month. Best wishes to you guys! Thank you for the awesome card, take care and stay in touch!

16
Sep
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Week 2 went well. I could feel improvements in technique and forms but there is definitely a lot of work and concentration to be done. I did better on the mountain run and was able to get the stats for it. It’s just about a mile and it gains an elevation of about 730 feet […]

Each semester we’re required to write an article. This is to build writing skills and discover something at the same time. My article will be about inflammation related to acute injuries and general non-life threatening cases. I’ve attached an outline (word document) to give you a better idea of my thoughts. If anyone has any […]

12
Sep

We should, really. It has nothing to do with living up in the mountains which could be compared to living like monks.  Really, it’s plain and simple: efficiency. Out here at the retreat center we just had a yellow water light. The word scare would be an exaggeration but we were using more water than […]

08
Sep
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It’s everything we’ve been dreaming about, waiting for, and expecting. But being this sore is definitely not part of it. And, we’re all sore, super sore. Our muscles have been pushed and strained all week in ways that can’t normally happen while back in the real world. But it’s definitely the kind of sore that […]

05
Sep

Well, I was going to get up a photo of the center’s main building a a nice scenic view overlooking the valley next to us, but the download time here sucks, just plain sucks right now. You’ll have to deal with this sunrise from the plane flight for now…oh and and the column of luggage […]