On Being a Man

How Much Do You Want to be Champion? MotoGP Riders Want it a Lot!

August 28, 2011
Valentino Rossi is a great MotoGP rider

MotoGP is the top motorcycle racing class in the world. In the “Premiere Class” there are 17 riders representing three manufacturors competing at 18 circuits around the world. This is a gentleman’s sport and there’s big money in it from corporate sponsorships to race betting. The bikes go fast, each capable of reaching over 350 […]

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It’s Time to Get Back in Shape!

August 6, 2011
ronald gets in shape

I used to be a superb (and nationally competitive) athlete. I did pretty much every sport in high school and have done a large number of martial arts. I used to have a “diver’s body” with six pack abs and down to almost 7% body fat at one point. I’m quite proud to say that […]

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The Quest for the Princess’s Hand in Marriage – Part 3

December 30, 2010
Chinese princess

Sometimes life throws you unexpected curveballs. I had such a curveball thrown recently and now am so looking forward to 2011. This story will set up the next post, tomorrow, where I explain what happened. For Part 2 of The Quest for the Princess’s Hand in Marriage, please go here. For Part 1, please go […]

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The Quest for the Princess’s Hand in Marriage – Part 2

December 28, 2010
Chinese princess

It was a rough few years for me recently and this story is a metaphor of what happened. This is part 2 of the story. For Part 1 of The Quest for the Princess’s Hand in Marriage, please go here. Being simple folk and never having left the capital city before, let alone the kingdom, […]

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The Quest for the Princess’s Hand in Marriage – Part 1

December 27, 2010
Chinese princess

A monumental event happened for me recently. I’ll explain what happened on Friday (New Years Eve) and I’m excited to share. This next series of posts will set it up. As a young teenager I read quite a lot of stories and fables. This is one of my favorites, it always seemed exceptionally exciting to […]

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