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Warriors stand for something

“I’m no longer an athlete,” he said. “I’m a warrior now. There’s a big difference. The athletes are just out to get paid. Warriors stand for something.”
Vegan bodybuilder Ken Williams

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Orange Belt in Karate

I got my Orange Belt, or seventh kyu, certificate in Shotokan Karate tonight. My 15 or 20 minute test that resulted in four days of stiff, sore muscles and blistered feet feels like a pretty good effort now. Apparently the testing instructor felt like I put on a good show. My sensei said it was… Continue reading Orange Belt in Karate

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Farmer denied horse shelter permit builds giant table and chairs? Not really.

I’ve seen this picture twice now on Twitter. The story is that a farmer was denied a permit to build a horse shelter so he builds a giant table and chairs which don’t need a permit. Brilliant, right? It’s a cool story but according to Snopes it’s not true. Although the photographs are real, the… Continue reading Farmer denied horse shelter permit builds giant table and chairs? Not really.

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Colemak Check-in

I just tested my typing speed for the first time in … months. I hit 72wpm with 0 errors on one test. But that’s using the Colemak layout. So glad I switched. It makes typing a pleasurable experience, not a chore for my hands.