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I Studied And Practiced A Martial Art

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    The Martial Arts Are Good For The Soul.

    My story started while in the military with a free certificate for a intro class...i was hooked, but very disatisfied with that particular 'look good in the mirror poser school style'....Upon returning home i met a person who was the sensai of a full-contact Korean Moo-Duk-Kwon...
    DrWINO DrWINO 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2010

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    I Am Now A Green Belt In Karate

    Still practising I've earned my green belt in Karate. My two boys are now members of my dojo too :)
    geekymom2boys geekymom2boys 31-35, F Mar 27, 2013

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    I Am A Yellow Belt In Karate

    I started Karate this past March.It gives me something to focus on.My body is stronger then it ever has been and that makes me feel sexy.I can not kick very high yet, but I will learn in time.One day I wish to compete in Kata.
    geekymom2boys geekymom2boys 31-35, F Dec 3, 2011

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    I Am A Blue Belt In Tae Kwon-do

    I have studied Tae Kwon-Do almost two years.
    crosscountry98 crosscountry98 18-21, F Nov 25, 2012

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    I Would Like...

    I would like to study martial arts.
    callmebill callmebill 51-55 Oct 28, 2012

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    I love art I can look at it all day .I just love the way it makes me feel.I wonder sometimes about the artist most time when I see paintings I think I wonder how he felt when he...
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    Can't draw a stroke unfortunately. But I admire people who can! Art galleries are a great way to really examine how the painting was constructed.
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    lifeiswhatthef lifeiswhatthef 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Thank you all for your support. Your comments make my day, and I try to reply to each and every one of them. Thank you for the kind inbox messages and great feedback! I think I...
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    Been learning art in college. My coursework at that time was excellent and it was exposed for an exhibition. The theme was 'Rejected'. I love doing portrait and landscape. But when...
    MissM12 MissM12 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The emotions off of art is amazingly strong. It makes me want to stare at the art in amazement for a long period of time. I just love how a person's emotions are poured into their...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    kkp02 kkp02 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Art is beautiful. It shows so much of a person psychologically and emotionally. It is very fun. You don't have to be good at it. Almost everything is art. Art is not judging it...
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    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    I love spending time in art galleries, or art shows. You can just feel such peace looking at the beautiful things people have created hehe
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    I have been posing for artists since I was 19 and I am now 42. Quite often people tell me they would like to do it, but often it is a fantasy, not something they would do. Others...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 7 Responses Jan 2

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    Believe it or not, the art of being a gentleman has become a lost art. Manners and respect have gone by the wayside. Time to bring it back. gentlemanfiles.blogspot.com
    GentlemanFiles GentlemanFiles 31-35, M Jan 4

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    WanderingAlienGirl WanderingAlienGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    This is true, i love art, and the most spectacular effect of this toxic love are scars on my hands, Evviva l'art! ;-)
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    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I know I love an art gallery and I know why. Why do you? What do you see when you look at art?
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If sarcasm is an art picking up on it is one too.
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    Yes lord God gave me the gift to become a very good artist. What gift did lord God give you?
    SoulofLight SoulofLight 26-30, M 5 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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