To My Elder Daughter on Her Birthday

  You probably never knew that, as a baby in my arms, I whispered things to you about how great I wanted your life to turn out. Or, that I sang to that small bundle of giggles in my arms. I cooed along with you as your fingers, so tiny and strong, gripped mine. And [...]

Politics, Personal Responsibility and Friendship

Perhaps this is the first time I have been able to put into words my deeply held beliefs. Mostly, I’ve kept to myself. I’ve believed that my views were somehow outdated, old fashioned, and not in keeping with the current climate or politics. But this is my belief structure. I am conservative in my beliefs. [...]

Martial Arts: Art Versus Reality – Part One

There are a number of classic martial arts films that spawned, encouraged and enticed generations into enrolling to train in Karate, Kung Fu, Hapkido, Judo, Jujitsu, and Taekwondo over the years. Systems emerge every year that try to evolve into something to instill confidence in the next potential customer to walk through the door. So [...]

Debt of Honor – Screenplay and e-Book

“Debt of Honor” is a Screenplay written by Kirk Koskella “Matt Kelly doesn't miss Covert Opps… much. He’s retired, done his part.Now the only Assassins he has to worry about are 10-12 year old Martial Arts students…But nobody told the Bad Guys. As former Team Members begin to disappear and die Matt Kelly must use [...]