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Category Archives: Taiji
That's not a political statement — I was singing this morning (and realizing that my life doesn't involve enough opportunities to really open up and sing; I need to fix that!) — it's a literal one. Taiji (or more broadly the … Continue reading
Oh my god why isn't there more art like this?? I love this. The scrolling is just so…peaceful to me. Yes, yes, I have That History, of tinkering for hours and watching make scroll its deliciousness and feeling that rush … Continue reading
Why are so many kungfu styles named after animals? It's actually simple. What do animals have less of than humans? Right: Psychology; self-referential thinking-constructs. What are animals? Examples of evolution expressing itself as complex biology, similar in many ways to … Continue reading
So, I've been kind of loose and flapping about what to do with blog-type postings of stuff lately. I've lost my organizational thread, I think; there's both too much to put AND too many places to put it. I have … Continue reading
Among the many fundamental things about Taiji that are tricky to grasp and incredibly powerful when you do, lately I'm being blown away by this one: It is never as powerful, useful, or meaningful to move as it is to be moved. How … Continue reading
Difficulty concentrating today. Strange bruises up and down my forearms from spinning (staff-spinning! Am learning to spin staves and holy hellfire is it awesome). I tend to go looking for food when I'm tired. (Yes, when you're polyphasic … Continue reading