More Musashi, As If One Could Get Enough

| June 27, 2012

I serendipitously found this on my current path of study. The live action fight choreography in the segments that weren’t excerpts from other productions is stilted to say the least, and a few other fluffs appeared that I won’t elaborate on, but what the hell. Mrs. LFM and I are Mark Decascos fans, and, while […]

Art, Science, Life, and Reality – Certified Organic

| June 24, 2012

Miyamoto Musashi‘s teachings come down to us today through his Book of Five Rings, a short but very pointed bit of work that exists on store shelves in a variety of translations, most of which are little more than exercises in linguistics rather than being true interpretations rendered from any meaningful foundation of martial understanding. […]

Fie! Fie! BULLSHIT Say I !!!

| June 14, 2012

In my article Ticks: Threat or Menace?, published on the Golden Mountain Dog Solutions blog back in 2008, I debunked an incredible litany of bad advice and disinformation provided in the popular press by way of an interview with Dr. Edith Angelopoulos who has taught parasitology at Dalhousie University for lo these 30 very odd […]

Every Wound’s a Lesson

| June 9, 2012

When you work in the field of Dog rehabilitation, you’ll get bitten occasionally no matter how careful, vigilant, or skilled you are. A couple weeks ago I sustained some nasty wounds putting a stop to a disagreement between two large dogs. I accomplished my goal of restoring peace and good order before pulling up my […]

A Brief Chronicle of Adventure

| June 9, 2012

Last Saturday, Mrs. LFM and I returned to the venue I wrote about in my 15 April 2010 article, Off the Beaten Path. This time it was just the two of us, which paid off because we were able to be more stealthy and therefore met up with some things we wouldn’t otherwise have seen. […]

The Book of Dark Sentiments – A Teaser

| June 7, 2012

For those of you eagerly awaiting your chance to read The Book of Dark Sentiments, I’m releasing here the contents of that tome’s Introduction: Dark Sentiments is the name of an annual series that appears on my Large Fierce Mammal website every October, each day of that month presenting observations and tales of people, things, […]