Battles With Boredom

February 25, 2010

On Aikido and Injuries

Filed under: Aikido,Health & Fitness — Peter Nikolaidis @ 10:16 am

If there’s one thing I’ve got experience with, it’s injuries. As always, I don’t claim to be an expert here, but with a broken clavicle, broken femur, sublexed patella, subluxed wrist bones, bursitis, and a psoas that can best be described as “too tight,” I definitely have some experience with training under less than optimal bodily conditions. (more…)

February 21, 2010

My Thoughts on Yahoo! Search as Default for Ubuntu’s Firefox

Filed under: Internet,Linux,Techspeak,Ubuntu — Peter Nikolaidis @ 2:53 pm

Last month Canonical announced that they would switch the default search provider from Google to Yahoo! in the Firefox browser that ships with Ubuntu as of version 10.04. (more…)

February 20, 2010

Blogging on Aikido

Filed under: Aikido — Peter Nikolaidis @ 6:57 pm

I’ve decided to start chronicling some of my thoughts and experiences on aikido here on my blog. While I’ve mentioned things from time time time, I’ve really only cited the fact that I’ve been at a seminar here and there, or referenced some other aikido-related website. (more…)

Book Review: Everyday Enlightenment

Filed under: Books,Finance,Health & Fitness,Personal — Peter Nikolaidis @ 2:04 pm

I recently read Everyday Enlightenment: The Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth by Dan Millman. In summary, if you think you need to read this book, you do, and if you don’t think you need to read this book, you still probably do. (more…)

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