Happiness Is No Further Than Where You Are

Sometimes the things in life that we are looking for are right in our own backyard.  I recently discovered this to be true for myself as I made my preparations to travel to China.  Often, we look for escape in some fashion and convince ourselves that once we get to that point then we will… Continue reading.


Traveling to China Draws Near

I apologize for the lack of updates in the past few months, but things have been quite hectic in preparation for the upcoming move to China. Originally I had intended to leave by the end of May at the latest to meet the original deadline I had set for myself.  As the time drew near… Continue reading.


Preparations Are Underway

I am still working towards a tentative departure of June 2010 for my upcoming move to China.  I have a lot of things that need to be done prior to June so that I can leave without having to worry about things back home while I am away.  I need to secure some travel insurance,… Continue reading.


My New Book

I have spent the last few months working on a book about my first trip to China in 2008.  I put together a selection of pictures along with my journals, which are featured on this site, into a hard bound coffee table book.  The process was long but rewarding.  I was able to relive my… Continue reading.


In Pursuit of Kung Fu Destiny

Those that know me will find it no great surprise that I have found my passion in the study of Kung Fu.  To that end I am always studying and researching to further my understanding of kung fu, in particular the unique style of kung fu that is the family of Song Shan Shaolin Temple martial arts.  Along with kung fu there is the study of Chan, or… Continue reading.