Ikigai

Capturing a Moment of Simplicity

Monday was suspiciously nice outside. For those of us in the Northeastern U.S., warm weather has only visited once or twice in the last five months. Therefore, it was with great trepidation that I took a step outside in order to get the mail a block away. Imagine my surprise when it turned out to be t-shirt weather, with a slight breeze and [...]



Ikigai

2010 – Lived Once, Ichi-Go

As New Years hits we are presented with a bittersweet moment where we reflect on things past and look forward to the future. What was in 2010 will never be again, for better or worse. A significant part of Budo is coming to grips with mortality and learning how to make decisions, and once made moving forward strongly and bravely so as to better [...]