Category Archives: art

The Go Fund Me Campaign for REDemption

Given that most of my posts have been about exercise lately, it might seem like this is out of place. However, let me remind you that The Writings and Ruminations of Steve Grogan is supposed to be a kind of … Continue reading

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Music: a Popularity Contest, or…

I haven’t been able to write because we have actually had WORK at work lately, and that was where I got most of my blogging done! At any rate, I was reading a blog from a local musician who was … Continue reading

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Wing Chun: Chum Kiu and 10 Minute Trainer

For reasons I don’t care to go into, last night was my first night home in a week. All I wanted to do was cuddle up to my wife and go to sleep, but I had an inner voice nagging … Continue reading

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My Own Martial Arts Ebook!

As of yesterday I started composing my own martial arts ebook. This is is not a “how to” on wing chun kung fu. (I don’t even know the whole system, so how could I write a book on it?) In … Continue reading

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Sil Lum Tao and Chum Kiu

I am halfway through this round of 10 Minute Trainer but, rather than post my thoughts about that, I wanted to post two videos of me doing the first two forms from wing chun. Please feel free to leave INTELLIGENT, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: THE REDEMPTION PROJECT!!!

It’s about time, right? My zombie apocalypse epic THE REDEMPTION PROJECT will be out soon! Well, some of it. (By the way, I know this is off-topic for a fitness blog…but I HAD to get the word out!) I can … Continue reading

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Belated Anniversary Post on the Smashing Pumpkins Album SIAMESE DREAM

SIAMESE DREAM turned twenty years old this past summer. This was the most important album of my youth, and yet I am only just getting around to writing about it! I wish I had a good reason why I didn’t … Continue reading

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