Warlock of Rochester

High Summons Rochester native Eli Celata writes about a Warlock actively hunting demons in my home town of Rochester, NY. High Summons is the first book in the Warlock of Rochester series that centers around Jon Blythe, a college student at the U of R and magik user.  He’s aware of monsters, demons and his abilities, …


Moving Water Yoga

“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away …


Denmark 2015

A few images from my honeymoon trip to Denmark.   A couple guys walk through the Kastellet in Copenhagen,  Denmark. View from the wall guarding the Kastellet. Love this star shaped moat. If you haven’t seen this from above, check out Google. The view from inside the wall. “no walking on grass” You are now …


What is Black Belt Excellence?

I recently asked my students at Kime Karate about their definition of Black Belt Excellence.  These are some of their responses. Sam Griffin’s full response was “Black belt is a martial arts related phrase. Excellence is a term that denotes high quality. Black Belt Excellence is a universally applicable phrase. Because of this, there is no …


Waterfalls 2015

A few pictures from an annual waterfalls hike in Stony Brook State Park near Dansville, NY.  Please feel free to comment and share.                         I took more than a few pictures while following my fiance’ around and watching the way she looked at everything. …


Winter Hike 2015

On top of a 10 ft snow bank in Farmington, NY.   Taking a moment to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet, after a snow storm.   Riding a blue whale in the winter after a snow storm in Farmington, NY.   Who says winter is not the time to swing?!  


Camera Lenses Design

This is a design I did for my Instagram account.  I wanted an image that would be able to represent as many of my favorite things as possible.  Around the lenses I listed the website and account name along with Photography, Design and Martial Arts. In the center of the image, I added a reflection of my favorite …


Tesla Coils!

If you get a chance to check out the Tesla coils at the Rochester Museum and Science Center, it is definitely worth it.  The explain just a little of the history and science behind the technology, but they do play some fun music with the coils.  Make sure you wear the provided hearing protection. This …