I see the writing prompt, QUICK, & I hear the voice of my seventh grade cotillion instructor teaching us the samba: quick-quick slow, quick-quick slow… How is it that I remember his voice but not his name? Oh well, he taught me a few basics, lessons well learned if seldom useful in my day-to-day life. … Continue reading Keep Dancing
I don't dance well but, when the music and mood strike, watch out! And I have danced with today's guest post author; together, we have joyfully boogied at a friend's wedding celebration and at concerts in the park. She danced with my kiddo first, though...she was one of his fabulous PreK teachers and, though I … Continue reading Love as Creative Energy
I've been thinking about "YES!" This word, "create," requires saying Yes to life, to invitations, to play, and, sometimes worse, to those things that intimidate or downright scare me. Don't get me wrong. I'm all for saying "NO!" as necessary. I believe in it. Oh baby, YES, we have to say NO! from time to … Continue reading What’s Your Dance Party?
Not Moaning Monday, as I appreciate a fresh start. And no Meatless Monday recipe, either. The schools had Teacher In-Service Days so we took our kids and friends to San Francisco for the day - hooray for flexible jobs that allow such freedom! We started at the California Academy of Sciences, walked through Golden Gate Park to lunch at a … Continue reading Marvelous Monday