Hey everyone. Once again it is time for me to thank this community for being so supportive, keeping me in fencing and giving me the boost and drive to “keep on keeping on.”
Before I get to fencing, let me cover another topic near and dear to me, my surgeries. Many have asked me what they did that I keep saying was amazing. I now refer you to the diagram I have posted in my album in my profile.
Click on the picture of the brain and look at the view of the bottom of the
So, all you Ayn Rand fans or however you spell her name. The head of treasury claims to be an avid disciple of hers. That, and thanks to her very bias view on capitalism and how it should be run (mostly the uncontrolled free-market economy), I believe this has largely contributed to the sustained falling of the U.S. economy. Maybe I'm just a Rand-not-liker, but people like her in the government,in important positions of power contributed to the huge fall. It would have been less have we patrolled
I knew my coach was a good fencer, but this NAC-C was my first chance to see him compete against his peers and I thought it was awesome. His only defeat in his pool was to Inquartata and he finished tied for third place.
I didn't get into Philadelphia until about 2:00 because a plane landed gear-up on one of the runways and shut the airport down for a couple of hours. So I taught the next day on two hours sleep. Last night, though, I went to bed at 6:00 and woke up just now at 5:00. Fortunately, winter break starts at the end of the week.
I watched a little bit of the video Ahren took and showed my students a short clip--I am mostly struck by the way I look like a little toy train, very upright
The day began with me finding a quiet place to practice and then, once I realized the place was truly vacant, I just sat down in a chair and cried until I got all the grief for yesterday out of my system.
I'd been stupid. There is no rewind and play button on reality. Time to move on.
I went for a brief walked and admired the beauty around me, took a deep breath, and went back to practicing footwork on vacant strips before directors showed up and I had to move elsewhere.