I Want To Be Real

I Want To Be Real

On a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis I have the choice to decide how to present myself to others, and to a certain degree, what part of my personality, character, and habits I will reveal and what parts I will hide. This all combined will create a perception of me in the minds of others. […]

6 Lessons I Learned in 2016

6 Lessons I Learned in 2016

  When I was a young child I heard that time goes even faster the older you get, but this is just crazy!   2016 was definitely a year for the books of “something else” and probably one of my fullest years yet.  I’ve seen plenty of internet memes and posts from people labeling 2016 […]

Dear 18 // A Letter

Dear 18 // A Letter

Dear 18, Can it really be a whole year since we met?  It certainly doesn’t seem possible.  You and I have become good friends and we have had many adventures together, adventures that I don’t ever want to forget. I became a black belt, which tested and strengthened my determination,

My Karate History // Shodan Black Belt

My Karate History // Shodan Black Belt

As ya’ll may or may not know, my brother Chris and I tested for our Shodan (1st degree) black belt in karate, on March 28th. One of the many requirements for our test was to share our personal karate history. Since I haven’t posted in a while and currently don’t feel like doing a picture […]