Mark Terry

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Good to have sins on your to-do list

March 16, 2010
My to-do list today:

1. M&S (this is a 2x a week column I write, but I have to collect the info every day)
2. gym? (if #4 gets delivered early enough)
3. taxes--4:00
4. wait for chair delivery (we bought a new chair; it's suppose to be delivered before 2:00 today)
5. proof Qual Counts (a report I finished yesterday, but I need to proof & invoice today)
6. Med Pract. bk (nonfiction book I'm writing)
7. LMLR (a new report I have 5 or 6 weeks to write)
8. Cardinal TOC & exec? (wrapping up a project, it needs a finished table of contents and an executive summary)
9. Pod Mgt arts w/Ray Posa (a series of articles I'm writing with an IT expert)
10. Sins (actually, the 5th Derek Stillwater, tentative title: The Sins of the Father)
11. Plague (the SF novel, A Plague of Stars)
12. newsletter (I've got a stack I need to read; I'm getting behind)
13. blog tour stuff
14. sanchin-ryu notebook

How's your to-do list looking?

2 Comments:

Blogger Natasha Fondren said...

What's your sanchin-ryu notebook?

For me? Today?
1. Write 4,000 words for pseudonym.
2. Teach a water aerobics class.
3. Do Jillian.
4. Play with YA a little.
5. Read a YA book.
6. Return some emails.

10:04 AM  
Blogger Mark Terry said...

The senseis et al. in sanchin-ryu recommend you keep a notebook of sanchin-ryu--the moves in the forms, etc., and what you learn and change as you progress. I started one a year or so ago and then didn't really keep it up, but recently I started working on it again, partly because I'm only sporadically being exposed to some of the higher number forms (there are 10 forms, which you're expected to "know" before black belt). I know the choreography, generally speaking, but there are occasional holes, or you learn these things one way and then something or someone comes along and points out something you've incorporated that maybe doesn't quite make sense and you adjust. So I've been trying to do more of it.

10:13 AM  

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