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Monthly Archives: June 2012
What’s the Point(e)?
I should have known immediately to ask for a different sales woman when as I walked into the dance store I was looked up and down and uttered at with contempt, “Well, don’t you look cute.”. But my reason for … Continue reading
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(While this is the same injury as mine, this picture is not my MRI.) In the interest of full disclosure, the MRI of my lower spine reads like this: 1. At the level of the L4-L5, there is a large … Continue reading
Posted in ballet, ballroom, ballroom dance, dance, Uncategorized Tagged Ballet, Ballroom, Dance, health, healthy-living, life, mental-health 7 Comments
Pink Tights Just Don’t Stay Clean
There is just no way to keep pink tights clean. This image is wrong. I have searched, scoured and possibly begged the internet for the answer. I was convinced some mom, somewhere, figured out the magic oxy-clean and vinegar recipe to … Continue reading
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Hope And Dental Floss
Dealing with injury and the pain that inevitably comes along with it? Try… “I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.” -Bob Hope The formula is simple enough, through … Continue reading
It Is, What It Is.
The truth about performing when you are not a professional. It is, what it is. (The adult peasants gather before the show. “Hey Prince, Heeeey!”) These are my pictures to show that I was there and that it happened. I’m … Continue reading
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