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Seeking Zanshin: Blood, Sweat, Tears & Aikikai Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-24-2005 10:53 PM
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One small gal + a dojo full of big guys = tons o' fun
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In General An Obituary for a Well-loved Dogi Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #206 New 04-21-2006 09:23 AM
It is with great sorrow that I bid farewell to a faithful, old friend. Around 19:45 last night, my favourite dogi met with his untimely demise during a well-played round of Randori in which he was grabbed Katadori and could finally bear the strain of past years no longer. Choosing to sacrifice his own life to save me, he let his arm give way to allow me a dashing escape from the foul clutches of my ukes. He has served me well for over three years (including during the past year of nearly daily practice) and the comfort he has provided --- as well as the fact that he was the only dogi in the dojo without a brand --- will be greatly missed. He will be temporarily resurrected tonight with duct tape for one last hurrah and then will sadly be replaced with another very soon.

May he rest in peace.
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RSS Feed 2 Responses to "An Obituary for a Well-loved Dogi"
#2 05-05-2006 02:30 PM
jducusin Says:
You should see the wickedly worn one Jun has posted under his image gallery. Love the hard training!
#1 05-02-2006 06:05 PM
mriehle Says:
[...observing a moment of silence... ....] Okay, done now. Just wanted to wish you well in your... ...um... ...grief, yeah, that's what I meant to say. Wishing you well in your grief and best wishes for your new dogi. (Noticing that someone unitiated might think it was a *dog* under discussion.)
 




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