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Cheers for a Playful 2014!

Hello and Happy New Year! Have you ever chosen a word just one single word to guide you through the year? For the last couple of years I’ve held the word balance close to my heart. It was the word … Continue reading

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Bellydance after Retirement: the beginnings of a plan!

I have been pondering my upcoming retirement and what I want it to look like. Who do I want to be? What do I want to do?   Ironically, it was my illness that gave me the opportunity to examine … Continue reading

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Dance

Tuesday my son sent me a text message and asked if I would be performing anywhere this year. I texted back, “probably not.” And then, “maybe”. Depression took this away from me. Can I take it back? Yesterday I went to the … Continue reading

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To Dance…that is the question

A dance newsletter came into my inbox this afternoon, and at the end there was a poll about dance names. I answered the questionnaire, which asked how you got your dance name (given by a teacher, a name reference, made … Continue reading

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Monday, monday

I called in sick today and stayed home from work to fight off a cold that seems determined to settle in my ears. Don’t you just hate that? Ugh. Also, this morning I feel like I’m just starting to emerge from a solid week … Continue reading

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Spring!

I didn’t have to go to work today! It was such a beautiful morning that I decided to take a walk and get my errands done early. Samson and I walked the river loop at about 9:30 in the morning. It … Continue reading

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