Month: March 2010

Kung-fu Hustle

Gozamos March 31, 2010
Feature photo by SHINEZ Photo
I started taking Kung-Fu classes because my husband said we didn’t have any mutual hobbies besides making fun of strangers. Sadly, this was true. From the yuppie in the North Face vest to the hipster with the oh-so-ironic tee shirt, no one escaped our rapier sharp barbs. Beyond mocking pedestrians who seemed to take themselves too seriously, we shared no hobbies.
I don’t know which one of us suggested Kung-Fu lessons, but the proposal stuck. I priced out several options and we settled on Wrigleyville’s Chinese Martial Arts. There we were promised we would be educated in Seven Star Northern Shaolin Praying Mantis Kung-Fu. Read more