Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Uneasy Deal

**April 5th, 2014 was the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death.  I wrote this short story thinking about him, his death, and the deaths of many other musicians at a young age.** The Uneasy Deal by Kim Barton  Jeremy grabbed … Continue reading

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My Aikido Path

I wrote this in 2007, when I was up for promotion to shodan (first degree black belt) in Aikido. My teacher asks all of us who test for dan rank to write an essay about how Aikido affects our lives. … Continue reading

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