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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Travels Abroad

Wedding plus Honeymoon took me off the grid for a while. It was wonderful.

Spent an amazing ten days in Italy. Too much to write about on this blog, much of it not relevant. There are, however, a few things I want to touch on here in the next week or two:

  • Watching some really bad self-defense vids with Marcus and Joe, and thinking about how what you call what you do is really important when you get to Fight #3 (You vs. the Legal System).
  • Trying to read a situation is a lot harder when you don't understand the language.
  • Having a run-in with a very skilled scam artist, who hit a lot of Gavin De Becker's PINs in the process
  • Watching a pickpocket try to target my wife
  • Some thoughts about teaching vs. coaching.
  • Machiavelli, Plutarch, and fighting.
This might be more than a couple of weeks...stay tuned.

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