May 26th 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Gi, Coach Sadiq Warm Up: – from closed guard = arm bar to triangle to omaplata, then back to triangle to arm bar (repeattttttt) Technique: #1: Newspaper Armbar You have your opponent in open guard Move your left foot to their same side hip Grip the right… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – May 26th 2020
Okay, just a quick update today. In the last 10 days, things have grown quickly! I really think that the homemade compost packed a punch and is helping my little babies grow even more. I made my own bug repellent because I didn’t want to buy any harsh chemicals to keep little friends away.… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – May 20th 2020
May 19th 2020, 6:45 – 7:45 pm Gi, Coach Sadiq Today was an off day for me. I wasn’t feeling it. I was moody. That’s not a good mentality to train with. I’m pretty sure I didn’t eat enough today. I had a hard time paying attention. Poopy day. Technique: We worked on finding the… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – May 19th 2020
May 12th – a shit ton of spinach, baby greens, and kale (I had about half of this for lunch this day and stored the rest for later in the week) May 14th – 2 zucchini and 1 squash (this was the first harvest of zucchini and squash, yay! I gave it to my… Read More May Harvests!
May 15th 2020, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Gi, Coach Sadiq No warm up today. Technique: #1: De la riva guard to puppet guard to arm bar or omoplata Your opponent is standing, you are on the ground using de la riva guard, with 1 hand on their pant leg and the other with a… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – May 15th 2020
Quick garden update time! My cute little grandpa neighbor next door gave me some of his cactus cuttings to replant. He has a beautiful garden in his back yard and has started giving me tips to help my little garden thrive. I’m pretty sure he is a wizard because his green onions are as wide… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 21st 2020
We have plants y’all! Quick updates – The spinach, tomatoes, and baby tomatoes are sprouting. I am worried that the spinach seeds may be planted too close together, so we’ll see how they grow. The potatoes have erupted like crazy! I’ve added more compost and soil to their mounds. Once our homemade compost is ready… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 4th 2020, we have plants y’all!
It’s spring break and the project the girls chose was to start a garden. A fucking garden. I do not have a green thumb. I never have. The only plant I’ve been able to keep alive for a while is a pothos and even that ended up dying after about a year or two. And… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – The Beginning, March 14th 2020
Sprout’s finally had a jackfruit waiting for me and yes, I brought it home where it belongs. If you are unaware of my love affair with jackfruit, you can read about it here. It may help you understand why it is so exciting for us to have one in our home! The first time I… Read More Jackfruit – my love has come home
February 2020 – The #adventuregang visits Universal Studios, California Our first family vacation of the year was a semi-spontaneous trip to Universal Studios in California. In December, my mom and I had been talking about going on vacation together sometime soon… then 10 minutes later a trip was booked and paid for. I guess we… Read More #adventuregang – Universal Studios, California