Knowing vs. Doing

I had an interesting conversation with a friend the other day. He asked me for advice related to a few gastrointestinal issues he had been having. After delving into some details which I won’t cover here, I suggested that he needs to go gluten and dairy free. He was not surprised. In fact, it’s as […]

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STARTING A MARTIAL ART AT 35

In my last post I spoke about my new direction to learn new skills. One of the consequences of this decision was joining a local Kung Fu martial arts club together with Jamie. With my 35th birthday on the horizon and 3 short months of training under my (now yellow!) belt I wanted to share […]

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CONFESSIONS OF AN IMPOSTER

Anyone who has any familiarity with Russian schooling will tell you it is tough. Growing up in a family which was very academically-oriented was doubly tough. My high school subjects included astronomy, chemistry, physics, algebra, geometry, Russian history, law, world culture, Russian literature, English literature, biology, and a bunch of other stuff that clearly didn’t […]

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