May 1, 2008


080429, originally uploaded by Erica the Ninja.

There are a few people at my Aikido dojo who practice the Japanese sword art of Iaido. I was told once by a fellow Aikidoist to stay away from Iaido, that it would ruin my Aikido, and so, in fear, I did for a long time. I now think that that is a silly notion. I think that ANY tool that you have in your tool box can help you on your path. I think baking cakes helps my Aikido. So does working in a crappy job. It is all how you look at can take lessons away from any situation. I

I still never signed up for Iaido.

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