28 degrees

It’s freezing! So go outside I’m writing this after just completing a 2.36 mile run through my neighborhood. This is not very exciting news, I know. But add to the story that it’s 28 degrees outside and I was wearing only a tank top and shorts! In Houston where I live, we may only experience Read More

Hotel meme

Happy New Year Well, Happy January 4th to be precise. 2020 was referred to by many as “a year to forget” and for good reason. We witnessed a deadly global pandemic, a hostile election, rioting, unemployment, and Jake Paul. And while the media filled our ears with one apocalyptic doomsday scenario after another, we survived. Read More

Putting Things Into Proper Perspective 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for the whole planet. Covid-19 threw a wrench into everyone’s plans, goals and dreams for the year. And while a few people may have struck it rich in the stock market, the rest of the planet was busy dealing with job losses, shutdowns, Read More

Gratitude for Veterans With the current tension surrounding the election coupled with this pandemic, there is a great deal of complaining going on. And while I fully support everyone’s right to complain, argue and stand for what they believe in, we sometimes forget why we have this right to begin with.  For Veterans Day, I Read More

Torres Jiu-jitsu Academy

Torres Jiu-jitsu Grand Opening in Spring, TX On Saturday, November 7th, Team Tooke Jiu-jitsu Black Belt Michael Torres celebrated his Grand Opening. Professor Mike started his school similar to Professor Travis Tooke, in a very small location! As he grew, he was forced to find a location that could support his larger student base. The Read More