Engagement and update

13Sep08

Last Friday (9/5) I took the plunge and asked my girlfriend of two years for her hand in marriage. It was exciting, and I found myself very nervous when the moment actually came. Mercifully, she accepted my proposal. We’ve set the date for May 23, 2009 in Pierre.

In other, less groundbreaking news, I’ve joined the local Toastmasters club to improve my (non-existent) public speaking skills. I have aspirations of presenting proffessionaly and one day teaching, and my speaking skills are woefully inadequate. Perhaps I can overcome my glossophobia.

In October the folks from AKF will be traveling to WY for a tournament. I’ll be competing in judo, so I’ve been training for that. I recently acheived the rank of 3rd kyu (sankyu) in judo and some things are finally starting to click. I’m working on strength training and conditioning along with my weekly judo technique classes.

Also, Dropbox appears to rock.

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2 Responses to “Engagement and update”

  1. Hey Neils, congratulations! Are you going to have a cake with little judo people throwing each other around on top? The bride could be in a white gi and the groom could be tastefully attired in a blue gi. The bride would have to be winning, of course, but I’m sure you already know that. 🙂

    Tami

  2. CONGRATS!!! Very happy for you man, keep me posted on further details.


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