2014 Eric Rose Memorial Championship

Today Adventurer Jr. fought the Olympic sparring at the Eric Rose Memorial Championship and won. While I was there with him, Mr. Adventurer took Adventurer Jr. II and III to Belle Isle. Total cost: Would’ve Cost: $232; Actual: $132 Competition fee: $60 Spectator fee: $7 Gas: $50 Toll: $15 Hotel: Would’ve cost $100; Actual: free … Continue reading >>

2013 Detroit Tournament and beyond

12-8-2013 We arrived back from Detroit this early afternoon. Home sweet home. Adventurer Jr. also had a meeting for Science Olympiad this afternoon, and Adventurer Jr. II had a bird painting scheduled as well. Yesterday, we arrived at the tournament at 1 PM and stayed until 7 PM. I have to say, Adventurer Jr. division’s competition is tough. Many competitive kids are in this group, including kids from Costa Rica. We should have good fights next year as well. Adventurer … Continue reading >>

Detroit Trip Prep

12-2-2013 We are planning on driving to Detroit to watch a Tae Kwon Do tournament this weekend. We’ve already booked a hotel, one that provides free continental breakfast. I’ll also prepare some finger food for us on the road. It seems colder this winter, so we also need to bring extra winter clothes. Sounds like I have things in order, right? Until something happens… … Continue reading >>