Family

It takes a village to raise a child   Regardless of this saying's origins, whether as an African proverb or an American one, it rings true in cases of many, many individuals whose uprbinging is affected by so many more people than the two to whom they belong. Parents are the sun to the heliocentric…Read more Family

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BJJ Stuff

Last Saturday I competed in jiu-jitsu, after 2 years. Only had 1 fight because I'm too skinny and decided not to do gi. Also because my "absolute" division fighter decided not to show up. Also about to get a new gi. InshaAllah, the gray War Tribe Gear "Reaper." Katy BJJ store website is finally up…Read more BJJ Stuff

Furious 7; More BJJ & Guns

So, after that last blog post, I went to go watch Furious 7 in the theater. Of course, the Fast & Furious franchise is comprised of the 3 Gs:¬†gaaris, girls, and guns. Gaari¬†is the Urdu word for car. The 's' signifies plural. Hinglish FTW... Anyway, the cars were awesome. Especially the Abu Dhabi cars. The…Read more Furious 7; More BJJ & Guns

Jiu-Jitsu and Weapons in TV/Movies

Note: this one may be a bit long. Was watching Hawaii Five-O on Netflix earlier today, and absolutely tripped towards the end of the episode. Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly, one of the main characters, is thrown into a street-guard situation, and "night-night"s his attacker using a triangle choke armbar. I swear, I jumped up and…Read more Jiu-Jitsu and Weapons in TV/Movies