I was born a son that became a brother. A soldier who became a College graduate; twice a boyfriend/lover that turn into a father; twice. But missed the role of husband; shame. a high school basketball player(center); 1 season Tae Kwon Do student(Blue Belt); fought a Korean boxer and got silver. wrestling champion (bronze); never got the medal they owed me. 5k color runner(twice); never … Continue reading Ode to my life (Day 7)
Who enjoys a good deed? Me. Well, that depends. I was waiting at the bus stop near Natomas marketplace. I got a bag of full of tacos and a burrito. A definite Taco Tuesday entree. After eating, people started appearing at the stop to wait for the bus also. Traffic was busy and moving. Drivers racing to get to the freeway or marketplace. Suddenly, a … Continue reading Good deed
Happy National bike Month to Everyone and welcome back to the second installment of our 3 part story of getting my first specialized bicycle:
Happy National Bike Month to all bicyclists and commuters out there. This is a 3-part story about a bicycle. Unlike Pee Wee, I did not have to go cross country, a hospital, a biker bar, or Hollywood to recover my bike. But, I did need to get a new bike. So, let start the Research:
As the basketball leaves my hands, thoughts occur: Will it go in, Will my 3 months of practice be worth it, Will my aim be true, Will the push be enough, Or is this all a waste of time to think about? Since, the anticipation has got: Fans rising out of their seats, Cheerleaders gripping their pompoms, Coach slowly crouching, Bench warmers leaning in their … Continue reading Day 20: The Shot
Purple Hearts Foundation
I am a weirdo to be making pushup challenge video after work. I definitely get a few onlooker not sure what I am doing now. If they want to say anything about me; say I am unpredictable. That could get me killed sooner or later. So the latest endeavor was inspired by an associate, Brittknee, doing a pushup challenge sponsored by the Purple Hearts Foundation. I was unaware of this movement so, I researched it. The 22 pushup challenge movement is about 22 veterans per day commit suicide in the US. So, citizens perform 22 pushups for 22 days to promote the movement suicide prevention. I saw this movement as a worthy cause. So, I started making pushup video to journal my progress. When I reached the 11th day, I started recording my pushups videos at different locations. Being a veteran, I can relate to their struggle with civilian life.