Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything—even mountains, rivers, plants and trees—should be your teacher.
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​Writer, Director, Husband, Dad and Stirrer of the Cosmic Oatmeal.

Hi I'm Jack. I live in Tokyo Japan and work as a copywriter/creative director. 

​I came to Japan twenty years ago to study Aikido and fell in love with the country, the culture, and a beautiful woman named Yoko. We married almost 15 years ago and we have a teenage daughter who keeps us on our toes. 

Thanks for visiting my blog of ramblings as I look at my own life and  look for ways to make it better. I hope you too will find something interesting here and make it yours. 

​Enjoy!

 
 

December 25, 2017

I'll do it when I get this stuff handled. We've all said it, and we've all regretted it. I spent about four years telling myself I was going to return to my training after my daughter was born. My body stiffened every day I delayed it, and each of those days added hours to my progress after returning.  

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