“When the corpse is borne to the grave, we know then the secret progress of death...the inward extinction of the vital fire.” –John Murray, The Quarterly Review (1844) I’ve spent a lot of time thinking and reading about fire; its many definitions, uses, and origins; but most importantly, what it means to me. Fire is a … Continue reading Fire
My name is Kristina P. Ushakova and I was born and raised in Burlington, Vermont. I received a B.S. in Exercise and Movement Science from The University of Vermont and an M.S. in Applied Sport Science from East Tennessee State University. In addition to my educational pursuits, I was privileged to be a resident Weightlifting athlete … Continue reading Who am I?